Sōsuke is one of the main characters of Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea directed by Hayao Miyazaki. This intelligent, loyal and heroic boy is the son of Koichi and Lisa. He is a true friend of Ponyo, which he deeply loves. He has tan skin, dark eyes, and dark brown hair styled into a bowl cut with grey roots. Interesting fact, that Sōsuke is based on Miyazaki's son Garo when he was five years old. Studio Ghibli anime cursor with Ponyo Sōsuke and Boat.