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The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke  

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Princess Mononoke is a tale all about protecting nature while respecting its ties to technology; a beautiful tale that longs for mutual acceptance by both parties. This tale of war and peace is an incredible Studio Ghibli classic with such a unique story that there's very few to rival it. Of course, we do have some recommendations if you are looking for something else to feast your eyes on. 

You can never go wrong watching another Ghibli film such as Spirited Away or Howl's Moving Castle, seeing as they'll have many similar themes with a beautiful way of showing you fantastical lands and whimsical characters. However, if you really want to expand your horizons, we do have other series like Mushishi and Made in Abyss which will show you more of a variety in terms of story. Some are more curious whereas others are dark and terrifying. What they all have in common is that they're all excellent anime that you can't go wrong with watching. 

Let us know which ones you chose to watch and vote up your favorite recommendations for anime like Princess Mononoke

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Spirited Away is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Spirited Away is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film stars Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takeshi Naito, ...more
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Kenpuu Denki Berserk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Kenpuu Denki Berserk
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Made in Abyss is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Made in Abyss
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Mushishi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Mushishi is a manga series written and illustrated by Yuki Urushibara. It was serialized in Afternoon Seasons Zōkan from 1999 to 2002, and in Monthly Afternoon from December 2002 to August 2008. ...more
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Tonari no Totoro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Tonari no Totoro
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Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is a 2016 anime series by Wit Studio directed by Tetsurō Araki and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi. A mysterious virus appears during the industrial revolution that ...more
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InuYasha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Inuyasha, also known as Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi. It premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and ...more
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Landlock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Landlock
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Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal,... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Immensely popular in Japan, Samurai X (aka Rurouni Kenshin) is an addictive anime series about the intrepid journeys of a masterless roving samurai named Himura Kenshin. This director's cut ...more
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Sword of the Stranger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Sword of the Stranger is a 2007 Japanese anime film directed by Masahiro Andō and produced by animation studio Bones. The film follows Kotaro, a young boy who is hunted by a group of swordsmen ...more
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Mushishi Zoku Shou: Suzu no Sh... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Mushishi Zoku Shou: Suzu no Shizuku
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Pokemon Movie 04: Celebi Toki ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Pokemon Movie 04: Celebi Toki wo Koeta Deai
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Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Cou... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack is a 1988 anime film set in Gundam's Universal Century timeline of Gundam, specifically U.C. 0093. Making its theatrical debut on March 12, 1988, Char's ...more
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Nausicaa: Valley of the Wind is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Nausicaa: Valley of the Wind
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Children Who Chase Lost Voices is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Children Who Chase Lost Voices, known as Journey to Agartha in the UK, is a 2011 Japanese anime film created and directed by Makoto Shinkai, following his previous work 5 Centimeters per Second. ...more
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Wolf Children is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Wolf Children is a 2012 Japanese supernatural anime film directed by Mamoru Hosoda. After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident while hunting for food for their children, a young ...more
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The Garden of Words is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
The Garden of Words (Kotonoha no Niwa) is a 2013 Japanese anime drama film written, directed and edited by Makoto Shinkai. The film focuses on Takao Akizuki, an aspiring 15-year-old shoemaker, ...more
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Mori no Andou is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Mori no Andou
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Origin: Spirits of the Past is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
In a post-apocalyptic future, Neutral City has sprung up on ruins located between the militant nation of Ragna and the sentient forest that controls the area's water supply. While on an ...more
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Howl's Moving Castle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Howl's Moving Castle is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film scripted and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The film is based on the novel of the same name by British writer Diana Wynne Jones. The ...more
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Castle in the Sky is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Castle in the Sky is a 1986 Japanese animated adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and is also the first film produced and released by Studio Ghibli. The film was distributed by ...more
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Tales from Earthsea is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Tales from Earthsea is a 2006 Japanese animated fantasy film directed by Gorō Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film is based on a combination of plots and characters from the first ...more
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Moribito: Guardian of the Spir... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
She carries the pain of eight souls. He carries the burden of one sacred spirit. At a time when the balance of nature still held the civilizations of mankind in thrall, a single drought could ...more
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Earth Maiden Arjuna is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Earth Maiden Arjuna
Arjuna is a Japanese animated television series created by Shoji Kawamori. The series follows Juna Ariyoshi, a high school girl chosen to be the "Avatar of Time" and entrusted with ...more
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Miyori no Mori is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Like Princess Mononoke
Miyori no Mori
Miyori no Mori is the title of a 2004 manga series by Hideji Oda, and the 2007 anime film based on it. Two manga sequels, Miyori no Mori no Shiki and Zoku Miyori no Mori no Shiki were published ...more