火垂るの墓

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火垂るの墓 Overview

In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.

Who Stars in 火垂るの墓

Tsutomu Tatsumi
Seita (voice)

Tsutomu Tatsumi

Ayano Shiraishi
Setsuko (voice)

Ayano Shiraishi

Yoshiko Shinohara
Mother (voice)

Yoshiko Shinohara

Akemi Yamaguchi
Aunt (voice)

Akemi Yamaguchi


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Review for 火垂るの墓

Author: Andres Gomez

The terrible story of two orphaned Japanese kids during the ending of WWII. Incredibly well told and totally moving, without using clichés. A must seen in the anime arena.


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Studio Ghibli


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Status
Released

Release Date
1988-04-16

Original Language
Japanese

Runtime
1 hr 29 mins

Budget
$ 3,700,000.00 (Estimated)

Genres
Animation Drama War

Keywords
sibling relationship hunger world war ii shelter wartime orphan siblings children in wartime


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