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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

PG

War/Animation/Anime/Drama · 1h 29m · 7/26/1989

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Description

In the aftermath of a World War II bombing, two orphaned children struggle to survive in the Japanese countryside. To Seita and his four-year-old sister, the helplessness and indifference of their countrymen is even more painful than the enemy raids. Through desperation, hunger and grief, these children's lives are as heartbreakingly fragile as their spirit sand love is inspiring. Grave of the Fireflies is a tale of the true tragedy of war and innocence lost, not only of the abandoned young, but of an entire nation.

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Status

Released

Language

Japanese

Country

Japan

Production Companies

Shinchosha Company, Studio Ghibli

Budget

$3,700,000

Revenue

$516,962
Cast
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Tsutomu Tatsumi

Seita (voice)
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Ayano Shiraishi

Setsuko (voice)
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Yoshiko Shinohara

Mother (voice)
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Akemi Yamaguchi

Aunt (voice)
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Kôzô Hashida

Obayashi Chairman (voice)
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Masayo Sakai

Woman who takes care of Setsuko (voice)
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Kazumi Nozaki

Cousin (voice)
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Yoshio Matsuoka

Gosaku (voice)
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Masahiro Kanetake

Aunt's house guest (voice)
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Kiyoshi Yanagawa

Patrolman (voice)
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Hajime Maki

Man who arrests Seita (voice)
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Atsuo Omote

Person in bank (voice)
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Teruhisa Harita

Station worker (voice)
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Hiroshi Tanaka

Person in bank (voice)
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Michio Denpô

Station worker / Doctor (voice)
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Shirô Tamaki

Person in bank (voice)
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Tadashi Nakamura

(voice)
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Mika Sekita

Nurse (voice)
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Mariko Miyamoto

(voice)
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Atsushi Matsumoto

Kid with fishing tackle (voice)
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Haruko Matsuda

(voice)
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Keiko Ueda

(voice)
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Kazuhiko Takeoka

Kid with fishing tackle (voice)
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Kiyomi Ajisaka

Person in bank (voice)
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Makio Ueno

Kid with fishing tackle (voice)
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Toyokazu Hiramatsu

Kid with fishing tackle (voice)
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Kyôko Moriwaki

(voice)
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Takashi Shimatani

Kid with fishing tackle (voice)
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Ryûji Sanada

Kid with fishing tackle (voice)
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Tamotsu Kuni

(voice)
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Haruo Kaji

(voice)
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Toshiko Ama

(voice)
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Makoto Kobayashi

(voice)
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Ken'ichi Sawada

(voice)
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Ikuo Kokubu

(voice)
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Yûsuke Yokoyama

(voice)
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Yoshinaga Fusamoto

(voice)
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Kôshirô Tanimoto

(voice)
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Masato Moriya

(voice)
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Tetsurô Nakayama

(voice)
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Naoki Fujita

(voice)
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Masafumi Jôno

(voice)
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Tsukasa Ban

(voice)
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Makiko Kinoshita

(voice)
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Senkoku Yukuhara

(voice)
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Yûko Kurokawa

(voice)
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Mayumi Kawaguchi

(voice)
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J. Robert Spencer

Seita (Central Park Media dub) (voice)
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Corinne Orr

Setsuko (Central Park Media dub) (voice) (as Rhoda Chrosite)
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Amy Jones

Aunt (Central Park Media dub) (voice)
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Veronica Taylor

Mother (Central Park Media dub) (voice)
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Nick Sullivan

Additional Voices (Central Park Media dub) (voice)
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Shannon Conley

Additional Voices (Central Park Media dub) (voice)
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Crispin Freeman

Doctors / Old Man (Central Park Media dub) (voice)
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George Leaver

Additional Voices (Central Park Media dub) (voice)
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Dan Green

Additional Voices (Central Park Media dub) (voice)
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Adam Gibbs

Seita (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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Emily Neves

Setsuko (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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Marcy Bannor

Aunt (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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Shelley Calene-Black

Mother (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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Luci Christian

Additional Voices (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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Justin Doran

Additional Voices (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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Susan O. Koozin

Additional Voices (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice) (as Susan Koozin)
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Andrew Love

Train Station Worker 1 (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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David Matranga

Additional Voices (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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Rob Mungle

Additional Voices (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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Sam Roman

Additional Voices (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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Blake Shepard

Additional Voices (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
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David Wald

Additional Voices (Sentai Filmworks dub) (voice)
Crew
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Isao Takahata

Director
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Akiyuki Nosaka

Writer
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Isao Takahata

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Grave of the Fireflies

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/7/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

Grave of the Fireflies

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/20/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

Grave of the Fireflies

(Blu-ray, SteelBook)

2/11/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

Grave of the Fireflies

(DVD)

7/7/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

Grave of the Fireflies

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

3/6/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

Grave of the Fireflies

(DVD, Keep Case (HD, Low))

10/8/2002

Disc Title Front Cover

Grave of the Fireflies

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

10/7/1998

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