Grave of the fireflies = Hotaru

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[United States] : Sentai Filmworks, [2012].
Remastered ed.; widescreen.
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1 videodisc (approximately 89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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[United States] : Sentai Filmworks, [2012].
Remastered ed.; widescreen.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
General Note
Based on the novel by Akiyuki Nosaka.
Creation/Production Credits
Photography, Nobuo Koyama ; art director, Nizo Yamamoto ; music, Michio Mamiya.
Japanese voice cast: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi.
English voice cast: J. Robert Spencer, Rhoda Chrosite, Veronica Taylor, Amy Jones.
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.
System Details
DVD format, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) aspect ratio, Dolby Digital 2.0.
In English or Japanese, with English subtitles.
Chicago International Children's Film Festival, Best Animated Feature Film.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Satō Ryōichi., Takahata, I., Tatsumi, T., Shiraishi, A., Mamiya, M., & Nosaka, A. (2012). Grave of the fireflies =: Hotaru (Remastered ed.; widescreen.). Sentai Filmworks.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Satō Ryōichi et al.. 2012. Grave of the Fireflies =: Hotaru. [United States]: Sentai Filmworks.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Satō Ryōichi et al.. Grave of the Fireflies =: Hotaru [United States]: Sentai Filmworks, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Satō Ryōichi,, et al. Grave of the Fireflies =: Hotaru Remastered ed.; widescreen., Sentai Filmworks, 2012.

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