Whisper of the Heart is a touching Ghibli slice-of-life story, about a young girl named Shizuku. While riding the train, she notices a fat cat riding alongside her. Following the cat, she finds a shop where she is told an enchanting story of a gold statue named "The Baron". WotH follows Shizuku in her struggles to grow, and her budding love with the shopkeeper's son.
For a good while now, in every review, I have always tried to explain exactly why I liked or disliked an anime. As time has shown, this is one of the more maddening principles that I have taken up. Occassionally, a case comes up in which I am at a complete loss to understand what factors influenced my opinion. Whisper of the Heart is such an anime. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind about whether... read more
When I first heard of this film I was lead to believe that it was basically the most elaborate 'Country Roads' music video ever made, and now having seen it I can tell you that I was absolutely justified in that assumption. That did not stop it, however from being a fantastic film. It's really hard to sum up what the movie is about at its core- it's sort of about all of the following, -Being young and... read more
|The Cat Returns||Movie||2002|
|Mimi wo Sumaseba||1989||Original Manga|