Kaonashi is one of the main characters in Hayao Miyazaki’s film “a thousand and a thousand”. He is a mysterious ghost, black all over, wearing a white mask. His personality is simple and direct, because he was rejected and made a series of extreme behavior. He looks terrible on the surface, but in fact he is very kind-hearted. Like people in modern society, he is eager to make friends.
Because of the help of Hino Chihiro, kaonashi has deep feelings for Hino Chihiro. Finally, with the help of mother-in-law Qian, she reformed and finally got redemption. This character is considered to have strong symbolism, and some people think that the process of his change is the portrayal of human nature polluted by the dark side of society. Kaonashi is a very special character, symbolizing loneliness. It is the most primitive and exists in the world. There is no difference between good and bad.