Member Favorites: 894
Calcifer is a fallen star who was caught by Howl. He didn't want to die, so he struck a deal with the wizard. Calcifer got Howl's heart and a prolonged life, and Howl received full access to all of Calcifer's considerable powers.
As it turns out, neither of them liked it after a while, but it couldn't be broken by people who were part of the contract. When Sophie Hatter comes to Howl's moving castle, Calcifer recognizes that she is under a curse thanks to the Witch of Waste and that Sophie has considerable powers of her own of which she is unaware. To break his own curse, Calcifer offers to lift the curse placed on Sophie once she manages to break Calcifer's contract with Howl.
Recent Featured Articles
Top 25 Best Anime Quotes of All Time
As picked by the writers of MAL Featured, here are our favorite quotes from anime! Some will make you laugh, others will make you think. This collection of anime quotes represents just how vast the world of anime is!