From Up On Poppy Hill

Alt titles: Kokuriko-Zaka Kara

Movie (1 ep x 91 min)
4.269 of 5 from 3,058 votes
Rank #335

Yokohama, 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. The mood is one of both optimism and conflict as the young generation struggles to throw off the shackles of a troubled past. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi  and Shun – but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart.

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AngelBeatsYui's avatar by AngelBeatsYui on Jun 10, 2014
Score: 9/10

Warning This Review May Contain Spoilers-
Now I can say this now...'From Up on Poppy Hill' is one of the best anime movies that I have ever watched, yes ever. This a a truly remarkable anime and if you are planning to watch it...watch it. The story is so sweet and is slightly different in the sense that this has no fantasy elements like other studio Ghilbi films but this is what make it unique and amazing... read more

SixShooter's avatar by SixShooter on Nov 2, 2014
Score: 8.3/10

This is a spoiler-free review. Overall: 8.25/10 - A simple and heartwarming tale, with excellent animation. Breakdown: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Story: 7.25/10-Good General Plot 2/4 - The plot is predictable and not very complex, but still interesting.. Pacing 1.5/2 - It moves at a nice, easy pace. Not too slow or... read more

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