Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Grave of the Fireflies 火垂るの墓 (Hotaru no Haka)


On the final days of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his four-year-old sister Setsuko are orphaned after their mother is killed during an air raid by American forces in Kobe, Japan. After having a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency funds and rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko must struggle to survive their hardships as well as those of their country, which is on the losing end of the war.

Genre: Drama, Historical, Tragedy, War, World War II

Original Run: April 16, 1988

List of Songs: 
1. Setsuko and Seita            [Opening]

2. Futari                               [Ending]

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