Goshu is a small-town musician with a passion for playing the cello, and is a dedicated member of the local orchestra. With an important performance in a matter of weeks, the group practices daily to hone their skills. But lately, Goshu's musical ability has been lacking, and to get it back, he must accept help from the unlikeliest of kin -- the furry and feathered friends who dwell on his land...
ENJOYMENT SECTION: 9/10
This movie is based on a popular short story for children by Miyazawa Kenji and has had many screen adaptations before this 1982 release. It is directed by Takahata of Ghibli fame so you can expect quality work. It is a sweet little story about a cellist (a cello player, that is). It is completely free of violence, nude and profanity. Even the scenario is only two lines long. Yet, it... read more
Goshu the cellist I love an anime thats lead character is always striving for greatness.In this case our hero Goshu is put to the test to strengthen his cello playing for his town orchestra. With a picture of Beethoven on his wall and the guidence of talking animals? Helmed by the legendary Isao Takahata.What else could you expect from Oh Pro the anime production studio who have brought us some of he... read more