Tobimushi are creatures that live in the Sea of Corruption. Ceraine uses fragrances gathered from glands on their backs to scent her mask .
Real World "Tobimushi" Edit
"Tobimushi" is the Japanese language word for the springtail, a wingless hexapod of the order Collembola. Whether they are the same as the Tobimushi in Nausicaä's world is unknown.
- ↑ DE1a pg 438 (first mention)
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