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Omohide Poro Poro

English Title: Only Yesterday

Omohide Poro Poro (Only Yesterday, Memories of Teardrops) (1991) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Omohide Poro Poro

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Studio Ghibli, Hakuhodo Inc., Nippon Television Network Corporation, Tokuma Shoten Miki Imai, Yukiyo Takizawa, Yuuki Masuda, Yuuki Minowa, Issei Takahashi, Yoshimasa Kondo Isao Takahata Ritsuo Isobe, Yasuyoshi Tokuma, Yoshio Sasaki, Hayao Miyazaki Takeshi Seyama Masaru Hoshi
  • 1991
  • Studio Ghibli, Hakuhodo Inc., Nippon Television Network Corporation, Tokuma Shoten
  • Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
  • Cartoon Characters: Taeko OkajimÔ, Toshio, Taeko's Father, Taeko's Mother, Nanako Okajima, Abe-kun, Kazuo, Naoko, Suu, Tsuneko Tani, Toko, Aiko, Kiyoko, Baccha, Toshio's Mother, Rie, Hirota, Yaeko.
  • Vocal Talent: Miki Imai (Taeko OkajimÔ), Youko Honna (Taeko OkajimÔ [young]), Toshir˘ Yanagiba (Toshio), Masahiro Itou (Taeko's Father), Michie Terada (Taeko's Mother), Yorie Yamashita (Nanako Okajima), her), Hirozumi Satoh (Abe-kun), Kouji Gotou (Kazuo), Masako Watanabe (Naoko), Masashi Ishikawa (Suu), Mayumi Iizuka (Tsuneko Tani), Megumi Komine (Toko), Mei Oshitani (Aiko), Sachiko Ishikawa (Kiyoko), Shin Itou (Baccha), Takako Sendou (Toshio's Mother), Yukiyo Takizawa (Rie), Yuuki Masuda (Hirota), Yuuki Minowa (Yaeko), Issei Takahashi, Yoshimasa Kondo.
  • Directed By Isao Takahata.
  • Produced By Ritsuo Isobe, Yasuyoshi Tokuma, Yoshio Sasaki.
    Executive Producer: Hayao Miyazaki.
  • Animated By Yoshifumo Kondo.
  • Written By Isao Takahata.
  • Edited By Takeshi Seyama.

Additional Crew:



  • Based On The Original Manga by: Hotaru Okamoto, Yuuko Tone.
  • Art Director: Kazuo Oga.
  • Art Assistant: Katsu Hisamura.
  • Visual Design: Yoshiyuki Momose.
  • Character Design: Yoshifumi Kond˘.
  • Character Color Design: Michiyo Yasuda.
  • Storyboards: Yoshiyuki Momose.
  • Assistant Director: Norihiko Sudo.
  • Background Art Director: Kazuo Oga.
  • Backgrounds: Akira Yamakawa, Katsufumi Hariu, Kazuo Nagai, Kiyomi Oota, Kyoko Naganawa, Naoko Sakimoto, Naoya Tanaka, Nizo Yamamoto, Satoshi Kuroda, Youji Takeshige.
  • Animation Supervisor: Katsuya Kondo, Yoshifumi Kond˘, Yoshiharu Sato.
  • Key Animation: Ai Kagawa, Atsuko Otani, Hiroomi Yamakawa, Hiroshi Shimizu, Junko Ikeda, Kenichi Yoshida, Kuniyuki Ishii, Mahiro Maeda, Makiko Futaki, Masaaki Endou, Masahiro Neriki, Masako Shinohara, Mitsuo Iso, Natsuyo Yasuda, Noriko Moritomo, Osamu Tanabe, Sachiko Sugino, Shinji Morohashi, Shinji Otsuka, Shinya Ohira, Toshiyuki Inoue, Yoshiyuki Hane.
  • In-Between Animation: Akiko Teshima, Atsuko Matsushita, Eimi Koori, Emiko Iwayanagi, Eriko Shibata, Etsuko Ishiwari, Hanako Yanagikawa, Hideki Ito, Hiroko Tezuka, Hiromi Namioka, Hiroyuki Inoue, Hisako Matsuda, Katsutoshi Nakamura, Kazuko Shibata, Kazumi Okabe, Kazutaka Ozaki, Ken'ichi Rokusha, Ken'ichi Yamada, Kenichi Konishi, Kenichi Yoshida, Kiyoko Makita, Koichi Asano, Kouji Shinozaki, Kumi Horii, Kumiko Ohta, Masahiko Adachi, Masanori Komatsu, Masashi Ando, Masaya Saito, Masayuki Shibuya, Mayumi Ohmura, Nobuko Sato, Reiko Mano, Rie Aratome, Rie Fujimura, Ritsuko Shiina, Sachiko Okada, Sadami Maemura, Seiko Higashi, Shinsaku Sasaki, Sumie Nishido, Takao Maki, Takehiro Noda, Tsuyoshi Konagawa, Yoko Kida, Yoko Nagashima, Yukari Yamaura, Yumiko Kitajima.
  • Animation Check: Hitomi Tateno, Rie Nakagome, Yasuko Tachiki.
  • Finish Check: Ikuyo Kimura, Noriko Ogawa, Teruyo Tateyama, Yuki Hisada, Yuriko Katayama.
  • Ink & Paint: Chiyomi Morisawa, Eiko Fukuma, Fumiko Ito, Fumiko Watanabe, Hiromi Takatani, Hisayo Fujiwara, Ikuyo Kimura, Izumi Maeno, Junko Mizuno, Junko Yoshikawa, Katsuo Negishi, Keiko Goto, Keiko Suzuki, Mariko Konuma, Mayumi Watanabe, Michiko Ota, Michiko Shibata, Michiyo Iseda, Mihoko Eda, Mika Tanifugi, Minako Oshiro, Naomi Ikegaya, Naomi Takahashi, Nobuko Watanabe, Noriko Ogawa, Reiko Godai, Takako Sakai, Teruyo Tateyama, Yasuko Furuhashi, Yasuko Suenaga, Yoko Tanida, Yukari Tajima, Yuki Hisada, Yukiko Itou, Yuriko Katayama.
  • Director of Photography: Hisao Shiraishi.
  • Photography: Hiroshi It˘, Hiroshi Noguchi, Katsuji Suzuki, Katsunori Maehara, Kazumi Iketani, Mitsuko Nanba, Motoaki Ikegami, Naohisa Haijima, Noriko Suzuki, Shinji Ikegami, Tetsuo Oofuji, Tetsuya Anjo, Yoichi Kuroda.
  • Production Manager: Nozomu Takahashi.
  • Planning: Hideo Ogata, Shigeharu Shiba, Tatsumi Yamashita.
  • Production Committee: Akira Kaneko, Atsushi Miura, Hiromi Hoshino, Hiroshi Morie, Hiroyuki Kato, Kazuo Watanabe, Michio Yokoo, Minoru Tadokoro, Nobuko Suzuki, Seiji Okuda, Takeo Mutai, Unkou Tanaka, Yasuharu Urushido, Yasuhiro Nousei, Yuuko Zaizen.
  • Production Desk: Toshiyuki Kawabata.
  • Sound Recording: Naoko Asari.
  • Sound Mixing: Shuji Inoue.
  • Sound Effects: Michihiro Ito.
  • Theme Song Composition: Amanda McBroom.
  • Theme Song Lyrics: Isao Takahata.
  • Theme Song Arrangement: Masaru Hoshi.
  • Theme Song Performance: Harumi Miyako.
  • Development: Tokyo Laboratory.
  • Production: Hakuhodo Inc., Nippon Television Network Corporation, Tokuma Shoten.
  • Production Studio: Studio Ghibli.
  • Backgrounds: Studio Fuga.
  • In-Between Animation: Anime Torotoro, Dogakobo, Group Donguri, Oh production, Studio Cockpit.
  • Ink & Paint: Domusha, IM Studio, Kyoto Animation, Studio Killy, Trace Studio M.
  • Recording Studio: Tokyo TV Center.
  • Music Production: Tokuma Japan.
  • Sound Production: Omnibus Promotion.
  • Photography: Studio Cosmos.
  • Technical Cooperation: MURAO, Stac.

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A double period piece that beautifully evokes both the 1960s and 1980s, this is also a quintessential drama of Japanese school-day nostalgia. Bored twentysomething...  (more)

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It is a superb love story, where we can both learn a lot about Japan, and not only on Tokyo !!
A lot of countryside scenes, a lot of emotion.
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