A young boy stumbles into a mysterious girl who floats down from the sky. The girl, Sheeta, was chased by pirates, army and government secret agents. In saving her life, they begin a high flying adventure that goes through all sorts of flying machines, eventually searching for Sheeta's identity in a floating castle of a lost civilization.
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Did You Know?
Laputa the flying island was a setting in Jonathan Swift
's novel Gulliver's Travels, published in 1726. Hayao Miyazaki
says in interviews that he was unaware that "la puta" means "the whore" in Spanish. If he had been aware of the translation, he would not have used it as a title. See more
The colour of the hand-cannon shells that Dola gives Pazu alternates. The case of the shells is red, and the cap is gold, but later on the case becomes gold, and the cap red. See more
[in the underground caverns; has trouble recognizing Pazu
I can't see you clearly yet, goblin, but you sound like Pazu. And if my old eyes don't deceive me, that's a she-goblin with you.
The end credits show the remains of the castle Laputa floating on Earth's orbit. See more