Grave of the fireflies [videorecording] / [Studio Ghibli ; written and directed by Isao Takahata].
Contributor(s): Takahata, Isao | Kondō, Yoshifumi | Yamamoto, Nizo | Nadelman, Neil | Hara, Tōru | Nosaka, Akiyuki. Hotaru no haka | Sutajio Jiburi, Kabushiki Kaisha | Central Park Media (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: New York : Central Park Media, c2002, c1988Edition: Widescreen ed.ISBN: 1586644572; 9781586644574.Other title: Hotaru no haka.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Kōbe-shi -- DramaDDC classification: 791.4372
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988 in Japan and in an English version in 1992.
Based on the novel by Akiyuki Nosaka.
Original story, Akiyuki Nosaka ; writer and director, Isao Takahata ; animation director, Yoshifumi Kondo ; art director, Nizo Yamamoto ; producer, Toru Hara ; English translation, Neil Nadelman.
Japanese cast: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi.
English cast: J. Robert Spencer, Rhoda Chrosite, Veronica Taylor, Amy Jones.
Two orphans in war-time Kobe, Japan, face fire-bombs, hunger, homelessness, and despair as the war and their lives come to an end.
DVD; Dolby digital stereo ; NTSC.
English and Japanese with English subtitles.