Ponyo is a 2008 film directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It tells the story of Brunhilde (Ponyo), a young fish girl living with her wizard father and numerous younger sisters under the sea. She is curious about the human world and, on an impromptu trip to the surface, meets a young boy named Sosuke, who she takes an instant liking to, and it becomes her desire to become a human girl and stay with Sosuke and his mother. The film is set in present-day Japan in a seaside town.
At first glance, Ponyo seems to be simply a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairytale The Little Mermaid, but while the basic plot is similar on the surface, Ponyo diverges from The Little Mermaid in terms of themes and the progression of the story.
While the tale of The Little Mermaid highlights the theme of self-sacrifice, and focuses…
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