>> ASHITAKA <<<
The young warrior Ashitaka, is forced to kill a monster to protect his village. Too late, he discovers that the boar-like creature he killed is a protector-god of the forest. In killing the demon boar, Ashitaka has brought upon himself a curse, its sign: a twisted scar on his right forearm that is slowly spreading.
Ashitaka journeys to the land of the Tatara clan where he hopes to uncover the mystery of the curse before it takes his young life. He meets their proud and regal leader, the Lady Eboshi. Along the way, he becomes involved in the bitter fight between two warring factions of humans and a race of forest- gods trapped in the middle.
During one battle, Ashitaka sees San, who influences his journey in a massive way.