G | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A five year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.
There are many references to Richard Wagner's opera series 'Der Ring des Nibelungen' scattered throughout the film. Ponyo's real name is Brünnhilde, one of the leading roles of Wagner's 'Die Walküre.' Brünnhilde is also a "supernatural," being who falls in love ... ...
So, Ponyo, what's your Dad like?
Ponyo: He hates humans! He keeps me in a bubble, so I swam away from home.
JPY 1,034,459,534 (Japan) (20 July 2008)
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