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Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso
He was once known as Captain Marco Paggot, a member of the Italian Air Force during World War I. Captain Marco Paggot was known for his piloting skills as well as his personal character. One famous story about him was that he once dived into the raging sea to save an enemy pilot. During the war, he saw best friends and fellow pilots from both sides of the war fall to their deaths. He was disgusted with the governments, their battles and their politics. He decided that he did not want to be a human anymore and so he became a pig. He became known as Porco Rosso, the Crimson Pig, and from then on flew only for himself.

Since becoming a pig, he has become a bounty hunter in the Adriatic Sea. His service is often requested to aid passenger ships that are attacked by flying pirates. While Porco Rosso uses his ammunition to take down planes, he never kills anyone.

Gina, owner of the famous Hotel Adriano, is one of his childhood friends. They have a very deep friendship that seems to border on something more.

He is very charming towards ladies, even as a pig.

He was 17 years old in 1910. The film takes place around the late 1920s to early 1930s. Therefore, at the time of the film, he was probably around 37 years old.





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Fio Piccolo

Fio Piccolo
17 years old, Fio was in America, but went to Milan to help out her grandfather Piccolo. Her grandfather is the owner of Piccolo S.P.A., where they build seaplanes. Fio is very talented and skilled for her age, and most importantly, passionate about her work.

She greatly admires Porco Rosso. Her father was once a member of Captain Marco Paggotís unit in the Italian Air Force, and she heard wonderful stories about him. Aside from helping Porco Rosso repair his plane, she also wants to help free him from his curse.





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Gina

Gina
The owner of the famous Hotel Adriano. It is said that everyone, flying pirates, spies, smugglers, all behave only when Gina is around. She has a beautiful voice, and often performs at her restaurant for her guests.

She is a childhood friend of Marco Paggot. At the wedding of her first marriage, to Belenldi, Marco was the best man. Belenldi was killed while on a mission with Marco, two days after their wedding. Ginaís married twice more, all pilots, but they too were killed.

During the day, she likes to read in her private garden. She has a bet with herself concerning Marco. If Marco should come visit her in the garden during the day, then they will fall in love. Marco has yet to come visit her during the day. Instead, he only visits her restaurant at nighttime. She continues to wait.




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Donald Curtis

Donald Curtis
Donald Curtis is 1/4 Italian, and 3/4 American. He is a very good pilot and is known for having won numerous races. Curtis is recruited by the flying pirates alliance to take out their No. 1 enemy, Porco Rosso.

Curtis is very confident in his flying and lady skills. He proposed to Gina the first time he meets her. He proposed to Fio the first time he meet her as well.

Curtisís goal is become a Hollywood star, and then become the President of the United States.




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Mamma Aiuto

Mamma Aiuto
A flying pirate who is tough on the exterior, but very soft on the inside. When he was kidnapping kindergarten girls from a passenger ship, he decided to kidnap all of them because he didnít think itíd be nice for them to be separated from their friends. When Fio reprimanded him for dishonouring flying pirates, he quickly bowed his head in shame.

He doesnít like Porco Rosso because Porco Rosso always gets in his way. However, when Fio told him to stop bothering Porco Rosso, he listened.




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Piccolo

Piccolo
Owner of Piccolo S.P.A., builder of seaplanes. He is protective of his granddaughter Fio, and constantly warns Porco Rosso to keep his hands to himself. Actually, he does trust Porco Rosso, and agreed that Fio should go with Porco Rosso for his fight with Curtis. His sons have all left Milan to look for work in other cities. He still has a lot of female relatives left in Milan and he tries to help them out by hiring them to help rebuild Porco Rossoís seaplane.




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Flying Pirates Alliance, Air Vikings

Flying Pirates Alliance, Air Vikings
A funny gang of flying pirates. At first just eager to rob passenger ships and take out Porco Rosso. However, after meeting Fio and all completely falling for her intelligence and beauty, they remember to be honourable too.




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Fierrali

Fierrali
Marco Paggotís old friend from the Italian Air Force. He is still a member of the Air Force that Porco Rosso has turned against, but he is a true friend and still helps out Porco Rosso whenever he can.




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