The Wind Rises

Alt titles: Kaze Tachinu

Movie (1 ep x 127 min)
4.353 of 5 from 2,289 votes
Rank #215

Inspired by the aesthetics of design and the freedom of flying, Jiro Horikoshi pursues a life dedicated to the creation of a beautiful aircraft. He labors from his childhood, filled with dreams of engineering, to adulthood as he creates an elegant, flightworthy plane—the Mitsubishi A6M Zero—that eventually is used for something quite different than he expected: war.

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Mariisa's avatar by Mariisa on Mar 7, 2014
Score: 9/10

Story | 8/10
Fast-paced telling of a story that emphasizes the significance of dreams. "The Wind Rises" also leaves one in awe of the technological development of Tokyo, Japan during World War II. Though I found some parts of the story could have been a little further elaborated, the film itself is still a masterfully told tale.  The story of "The Wind Rises" takes place during... read more

animeandwwefanDXXD's avatar by animeandwwefanDXXD on May 12, 2015
Score: 9/10

First anime movie I'd been looking forward to watching in a while, Ghibli's The Wind Rises! reviewing this off my first time watching it i usually change my mind (as you do) on ceratain things (for me things and songs tend to grow on me :P ) Anyway lets begin :P  Story - 9/10 I give the story a 9 out of 10, because although very good, there are times where Jiro is dreaming that sorta throw's... read more



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