Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Movie


Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Hotaru no haka (original title)

The story of Seita and Setsuko, two young Japanese siblings, living in the declining days of World War II. When an American firebombing separates the two children from their parents, the two siblings must rely completely on one another while they struggle to fight for their survival.
Japan
USA
IMDb   8.5 /10
Metacritic   94 %
TheMovieDb    8.4 /10
RottenTomatoes
FilmAffinity   8.0 /10
Information
Release Date1988-04-16
Runtime1h 29mins
GenreAnimation, Drama, War
Content RatingNot Rated (Not Rated)
AwardsTop Rated Movies #46 | 3 wins.
CompanyShinchosha Company, Studio Ghibli
CountryJapan, USA
LanguageJapanese
Seita (voice)
Setsuko (voice)
Kôzô Hashida
Kôzô Hashida
Obayashi Chairman (voice)
Masayo Sakai
Masayo Sakai
Woman who takes care of Setsuko (voice)
Kazumi Nozaki
Kazumi Nozaki
Cousin (voice)
Yoshio Matsuoka
Yoshio Matsuoka
Gosaku (voice)
Masahiro Kanetake
Masahiro Kanetake
Aunt's house guest (voice)
Kiyoshi Yanagawa
Kiyoshi Yanagawa
Patrolman (voice)
Hajime Maki
Hajime Maki
Man who arrests Seita (voice)
Atsuo Omote
Atsuo Omote
Person in bank (voice)
Teruhisa Harita
Teruhisa Harita
Station worker (voice)
Hiroshi Tanaka
Hiroshi Tanaka
Person in bank (voice)
Michio Denpô
Michio Denpô
Station worker / Doctor (voice)