Japanese Animation Movies – Studio Ghibli – Part 2

Grave of the Fireflies – Hotaru no haka – 火 垂 る の 墓

The film tells the story of two brothers, Seita and Setsuko, during the World War II in Japan. Their father works in the Japanese Navy, and their mother died after being burned during a bombing raid. Since then, the two have to learn to survive in the middle of chaos that the country is facing.

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Japanese Animation Movies – Studio Ghibli – Part 1

Kiki’s Delivery Service – Majo no Takkyūbin – 魔女 の 宅急便

Kiki is a 13 years witch in training and following witches’ tradition, she leaves her village with her cat Jiji. She arrives in Koriko, after some misadventures she founds shelter and work in a bakery shop. The film explores the difficulties that growth brings, as well talent and creativity issues.

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