Omohide Poro Poro
English Title: Only YesterdayOmohide Poro Poro (Only Yesterday, Memories of Teardrops) (1991) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
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- Studio Ghibli, Hakuhodo Inc., Nippon Television Network Corporation, Tokuma Shoten
- Animated 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.
- Originally Released in 1991.
- Running Time: 119 minutes.
English Titles: "Only Yesterday," "Memories of Teardrops," "Memories of Yesterday," "Tearful Thoughts," "Memories Like Falling Teardrops," "Memories Like Falling Rain Drops."
Cartoon Production Information:
"The Anime Encyclopedia" speculates that a United States release is possible due to a deal between Walt Disney Studios and Studio Ghibli. Designer Yoshiharu Sato was a member of the team involved in Disney's "The Tigger Movie" (2000).
Based on Hotaru Okamoto and Yuko Tone's original 1987 story, which was serialized in "Myojo" weekly.
The framing device of a middle-aged office lady in 1984 was devised by director-writer Isao Takahata specifically for the film; originally, the story concentrated on the misadventures of Taeko as a 10-year-old.
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