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As the Empire of the Sun crumbles upon itself and a rain of firebombs falls upon Japan, the final death march of a nation is echoed in millions of smaller tragedies. Seita and his younger sister Setsuko are two children born at the wrong time, in the wrong place, and now cast adrift in a world that...

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Corporate Authors: Shinchōsha.
Sutajio Jiburi, Kabushiki Kaisha.

Sentai Filmworks (Firm)
Other Authors: Hara, Tōru, 1935-
Takahata, Isao.

Nosaka, Akiyuki, 1930-2015.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:[United States] : Sentai Filmworks, [2012]
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Uniform Title:Hotaru no haka (Motion picture)
Summary:As the Empire of the Sun crumbles upon itself and a rain of firebombs falls upon Japan, the final death march of a nation is echoed in millions of smaller tragedies. Seita and his younger sister Setsuko are two children born at the wrong time, in the wrong place, and now cast adrift in a world that lacks not the care to shelter them, but simply the resources. They are forced to fend for themselves in the aftermath of fires that swept entire cities from the face of the earth.
Language Notes:English or Japanese dialogue; English subtitles.
General Notes:Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Based on the novel by Akiyuki Nosaka.
Extra features include: interviews ; biographies ; historical perspective ; art gallery ; Japanese theatrical trailer ; storyboards.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (approximately 89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Photography, Nobuo Koyama ; art director, Nizo Yamamoto ; music, Michio Mamiya.
Performer:Voices: J. Robert Spencer, Nick Sullivan.
System Details:DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Production Credits:Photography, Nobuo Koyama ; art director, Nizo Yamamoto ; music, Michio Mamiya.
ISBN:9781616151898
1616151897