Grave of the Fireflies – Ghibli Rewatch
By: Dylan Hysen
Grave of the Fireflies from Isao Takahata has been called one of the greatest war movies of all time. Listen to hear us break down everything from this film in our latest installment of the Ghibli Rewatch podcast series, going through every Ghibli movie chronologically in honor of the films being available to stream for the first time!
Hosts this week: Dylan Hysen, Ally Martin, & Alex Bonilla.
Referenced on the podcast:
- “Anime from Akira to Howl’s Moving Castle: Experiencing Japanese Animation” by Susan Napier
- “STUDIO GHIBLI: THE FILMS OF HAYAO MIYAZAKI & ISAO TAKAHATA” by Colin Odell & Michelle Le Blanc
- “Isao Takahata’s stark world of reality” by Masami Ito https://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/09/12/films/isao-takahatas-stark-world-reality/#.Xtu0kkVKhPZ
- “Grave of the Fireflies” by Roger Ebert https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/great-movie-grave-of-the-fireflies-1988