Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies 1988

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In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.

  • Released: Apr 16, 1988
  • Runtime: 1h 29m
  • Genre: Animation, Drama, War
  • Stars: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi
  • Companies: Studio Ghibli