Grave of the Fireflies
is a 1988 Japanese animated war tragedy film based on a 1967 short story by Akiyuki Nosaka. It was written and directed by Isao Takahata, and animated by Studio Ghibli for Shinchosha Publishing.
In Kobe, the spirits of young war orphans Seita and Setsuko Yokokawa reunite and board a ghostly train as they recount how they survived the Bombing of Kobe in World War II.
|events||bombing of Kobe in World War II Pacific War World War II|
|keywords||abandon air raid bank account boeing boeing b-29 superfortress bomb bomb shelter bury firefly horrify imperial japan imperial japanese navy in medias res injured japan has surrendered kimono kobe malnutrition money in the bank sakuma drops sannomiya spring starvation steal suffer surrender of japan surround train station|
|theme||animated anime ghost war|