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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.

Directed by: Isao Takahata

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 anime orphan siblings children in wartime


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