It was the Age of Iron: a time when mankind was just starting to understand its ability to exploit the world and its natural resources. But a war was brewing--a war between a village of iron miners and the animal gods of the surrounding forest. The villagers unwittingly found themselves in a dangerous situation they didn't totally understand.
Expelled from Lady Eboshi's iron town, young Ashitaka comes face to face with Princess Mononoke and the denizens of the surrounding forest. Standing before a tribunal of wolves, apes and boars, Ashitaka must be careful. One misspoken word from his lips might doom the entire human race!