Princess Mononoke
A Tale of Conflict and Harmony

What types of conflict are symbolically presented in the movie?

Tradition vs. Modernity

Nature vs. Industrialization
Kami vs. Humans
Women vs. Men
How do the various characters represent different perspectives on these conflicts?
The Kami


Nago & Okkoto

Lady Eboshi
Princess Mononoke (San)

Prince Ashitaka
What’s the moral of the story?
Can humans live in harmony with nature/kami?
Can tradition coexist with modernity?