Hotaru no haka
English Title: Grave Of The FirefliesHotaru no haka (Grave Of The Fireflies , Tombstone For Fireflies) (1988) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
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- Studio Ghibli, Shinchosha
- Animated Characters: Seita, Setsuko, Mother, Aunt.
- Awards: Special Award, Isao Takahata, Blue Ribbon Awards, 1989.
Animation Jury Award, Animated Feature Film, Isao Takahata, Chicago International Children's Film Festival, 1994.
Rights of the Child Award, Isao Takahata, Chicago International Children's Film Festival, 1994.
- Originally Released in 1988.
- Running Time: 89 minutes.
English Titles: "Grave Of The Fireflies" and "Tombstone For Fireflies."
Cartoon Production Information:
Reportedly, producer Toshio Suzuki used the original novel to sell theater tickets to schools, enabling him to release "My Neighbor Totoro" on a double bill with this film.
Soundtrack: "Home Sweet Home," Performed By Amelita Galli-Curci, Courtesy Of RCA Victor Red Seal, a Division Of BMG Classics.
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