This series is directed by Masayuki Miyaji. Look him up, you'll recognize his works.
What characterizes a good Miyazaki:
- Beautiful, breathtaking environments
- Deep, interesting characters
- Fluid, natural animation
- A bit of magical realism, often mixed with a bit of Sci-Fi
This show has all of that. I've always felt like they could have done so much more with Nausicaa, always ...