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Porco Rosso (ポルコ・ロッソ)Born Marco Pagot, Porco was an ace fighter pilot for the Italian Air Force in World War I. A curse has since given him the appearance of a pig, leading to the nickname Porco Rosso (Italian for "Red Pig"). He now operates as a bounty hunter in the Adriatic Sea, fighting air pirates in his distinctive red sea plane.
The crest on Porco Rosso's sea plane is the coat of arms of the city of Geneva. Geneva is his hometown and he is a republican.
Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most famous directors in the world, has produced many extraordinary works such as Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle. Take a look at our countdown of Studio Ghibli films Directed by Hayao Miyazaki based on MAL user ratings!