Howl's Moving Castle Characters

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Wizard Howl

The Wizard Howl is known by many names across Ingary, but he is originally from Wales. His real name is Howell Jenkins and he was a college student before he found his way to Ingary. In Ingary, Howl has a reputation for eating young girls alive. This is simply the result of his attempts to blacken his own name, so that people will not expect too much of him and leave him alone. Howl is terribly vain and very dishonest. He is whiny and would have everyone think him wicked and cowardly, though he is actually quite kind-hearted and brave. Howl has a tendency to fall in love with many women. Each time he manages to make one woman actually love him, he immediately loses interest and falls in love with another woman.

Howl rescues a fire demon in the form of a falling star by giving...

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