Omohide Poro Poro
English Title: Only YesterdayOmohide Poro Poro (Only Yesterday, Memories of Teardrops) (1991) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
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- Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
- Studio Ghibli, Hakuhodo Inc., Nippon Television Network Corporation, Tokuma Shoten
- 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.
- Voice Actors: Miki Imai, Yukiyo Takizawa, Yuuki Masuda, Yuuki Minowa, Issei Takahashi, Yoshimasa Kondo.
- Directed By Isao Takahata.
- Produced By Ritsuo Isobe, Yasuyoshi Tokuma, Yoshio Sasaki, Hayao Miyazaki.
- Animated By Yoshifumo Kondo.
- Written By Isao Takahata.
- Music: Masaru Hoshi.
- Editor: Takeshi Seyama.
- Originally Released on July 20, 1991.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 119 minutes.
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 Taeko, realizing that she's at a crossroads in her life, heads for the countrieside. The trip... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
"おもひでぽろぽろ," "Omohide Poroporo," "Omoide Poroporo."
"Only Yesterday," "Memories of Teardrops," "Memories of Yesterday," "Tearful Thoughts," "Memories Like Falling Teardrops," "Memories Like Falling Rain Drops."
This film was never released in North America in any format until it was screened at Vancouver's Pacific Cinematheque on December 29, 2012 as part of a Studio Ghibli retrospective. "The Anime Encyclopedia" speculates that a United States release... (more)
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