Ponyo Quotes

  • Ponyo: Ponyo loves Sosuke!

  • Ponyo: Ponyo wants ham!

  • Lisa: So, Ponyo, what's your Dad like?

    Ponyo: He hates humans! He keeps me in a bubble, so I swam away from home.

  • Noriko: I'd let a fish lick me if it'd get me out of this wheelchair.

  • Sosuke: Ponyo, make the candle bigger!

  • Ponyo: Ponyo loves Sosuke! I will be a human, too!

  • Lisa: I say we start with dessert and go backwards. It's been a backwards kind of day!

  • Sosuke: Mom! Ponyo came back, and she's a little girl now!

  • Lisa: So what's your Mother like, then?

    Ponyo: She's big and beautiful, but she can be very scary!

    Sosuke: Just like my Mom.

  • Sosuke: Look at her. Isn't she pretty?

    Kumiko: That's the most boring goldfish I've ever seen in my entire life!

  • Kôichi: You can't be busy - you're five!

  • Sosuke: [after several waves with eyes fail to catch him by the shore] That was weird.

  • Fujimoto: Respect your father!

  • Fujimoto: You must promise me something. You will never go back to the surface, yes?

    [He offers Ponyo a piece of food on a toothpick]

    Fujimoto: Come on, now. Eat, Brunhilde.

    Ponyo: I want ham!

    [She defiantly blows away the food]

    Fujimoto: Ham? You ate the food! What else did you do? Did you taste blood, Brunhilde?

    Ponyo: My name is not Brunhilde. It's Ponyo.

    Fujimoto: Ponyo?

    Ponyo: Ponyo! Ponyo loves Sosuke! I will be a human too!

    Fujimoto: Human? What do you know about humans, Brunhilde? They spoil the sea. They treat your home like their empty black souls.

Extended Reading
  • Emilia 2021-11-27 08:01:18

    The pressure of 5-year-old Zongsuke is too great.

  • Zelma 2022-03-26 09:01:05

    1. A modern variation of [Daughter of the Sea], there are many elements reminiscent of [Song of the Sea], and the "swan virgin type" legends that focus on the relationship between humans and aliens are generally similar. 2. Hisaishi's soundtrack is still praised, and the pure hand-painted animation is simple and soft. 3. Hayao Miyazaki's only animated feature film without the theme of flying, and the theme of ecological environmental protection is only slightly involved in the title. The tone of the whole film is gentle and warm, and it is indeed a work purely for children. 4. Sosuke's mother, Lisa, raced back home under the chasing waves. Brave and gentle, she became another unforgettable perfect female image created by Mr. Gong. 5. Fish-shaped waves with eyes, swarms of worms on the reefs on the shore, jellyfish and creatures on the seabed. (8.0/10) [2021.1.6 Big Screen Rewatch] Touched by Sousuke/Risa and her father/husband across the sea using Morse code signal lights to express their feelings (press a series of "idiot" and "I love you" responses ); it’s funny how everyone calls them by their first names, showing an egalitarian and slightly estranged family relationship; giant magic bottle, golden rain, Devonian fish in seawater that drowns land.