Grave of Fireflies

Grave of Fire flies was one of anime masterpiece from Hayao Miyazaki, Hayao Miyazaki also well known for Japanese Animation such as Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away (oscar winner), Nausicaa, Howl’s Moving Castle (Oscar nominated) and Castle in The Sky.

Grave of Fireflies story set in Japan during World War II, the story revolved around Setsuko and Seita a homeless brother and sister who losed their mother in the firebombing of Tokyo. They live with their aunt’s family for short time and then they moved into abandoned shelter where a lot of fireflies painting the sky. The story has a bitter and sad ending and the movie was narrated by Seita soul.

Grave of the Fireflies is a touching and extremely painful and depressing movie to watch it is such an emotional experience and the greatest Japanese animated picture ever made.

Grave of the Fireflies was produced by Studio Ghibliand directed by Isao Takahata and the story is based on a bestselling novel by Akiyuki Nosaka.