Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no haka)

Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no haka)

Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no haka)

9/10 NR

April 16, 1988 | 01 hr 29 min

Grave Of The Fireflies (Hotaru No Haka) Synopsis

In the latter part of World War II, a boy and his sister, orphaned when their mother is killed in the firebombing of Tokyo, are left to survive on their own in what remains of civilian life in Japan. The plot follows this boy and his sister as they do their best to survive in the Japanese countryside, battling hunger, prejudice, and pride in their own quiet, personal battle.

Rated NR

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January 28, 2017 by

The terrible story of two orphaned Japanese kids during the ending of WWII. Incredibly well told and totally moving, without using clichés. A must seen in the anime arena. Read More

Grave Of The Fireflies (Hotaru No Haka) Casts

Tsutomu Tatsumi
Tsutomu Tatsumi

Seita (voice)

Ayano Shiraishi
Ayano Shiraishi

Setsuko (voice)

Yoshiko Shinohara
Yoshiko Shinohara

Mother (voice)

Akemi Yamaguchi
Akemi Yamaguchi

Aunt (voice)