Ponyo | 2008

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

X Your message here

Main Plot

Ponyo is a magical fish who befriends a young boy named Sosuke. As their bond grows, Ponyo desires to become human and be with Sosuke forever. However, her transformation disrupts the balance of nature, causing chaos and threatening the world. With the help of Sosuke's determination and love, they embark on a journey to restore harmony and save their loved ones. Along the way, they encounter various enchanting creatures and face numerous challenges, testing their courage and resilience. Will Ponyo's wish come true, or will the consequences be too great?


  • Cate Blanchett's character in Ponyo is Granmamare, a goddess of the sea who plays a crucial role in the plot by guiding and advising Ponyo.
  • Matt Damon plays the character of Koichi in Ponyo. He is a young boy who befriends Ponyo, a magical goldfish, and helps her navigate the human world.
  • Liam Neeson's character in Ponyo is Fujimoto, a sea wizard who is the father of the titular character and plays a key role in the film's plot.


In the ending of Ponyo, the balance of nature is restored as Ponyo's father, Fujimoto, accepts her decision to become human. Ponyo's transformation is made permanent by the power of love between her and Sosuke. As a result, the underwater world merges with the human world, causing a massive flood. However, Ponyo's mother, Granmamare, intervenes and uses her magic to restore the balance, saving everyone. Ponyo and Sosuke are reunited and bid farewell to their friends from the sea. The film concludes with Ponyo and Sosuke sailing on a toy boat, symbolizing their boundless imagination and their everlasting connection. The story emphasizes the importance of love, friendship, and the delicate harmony between humans and nature.

Hayao Miyazaki Animation Adventure Comedy