In This Corner of the World

Alt title: Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni

Movie (1 ep)
2016
4.389 out of 5 from 1,798 votes
Rank #257

Based on the award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno, In This Corner Of The World tells the emotional story of Suzu, a young girl from Hiroshima, who's just become a bride in the nearby city of Kure during World War II. Living with her husband's family, Suzu has to adjust to her new life, which is made especially difficult by regular air raids. But life must go on, and Suzu — through the help of her new family and neighbors — begins to discover the joys of everyday life in Kure. Much is gained in Kure, but with war, many things cherished are also lost.

Source: Shout! Factory

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Codyl711's avatar
Codyl711 Aug 24, 2017
Score 8.3/10

In This Corner of the World is an extrodinary pieve of art that should be on everyones top 100 films to see before you die. Without telling anything to give away the plot, and believe me it was harder than i expected. When it comes to growing up/living in one of the most famous events in WWII set as the location of the film, you already know how it's going to end. But the one thing that you wouldnt expect... read more

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Comnyando Nov 14, 2017
Score 9/10

In This Corner of the World is a unique and refreshing movie that I feel is absolutely worth watching. The movie is a historical slice of life set in WW2 era Japan. It does an excellent job of working within this setting to portray the lives of the ordinary people who lived and worked through this time rather than focusing on the battling or conflicts. I really enjoyed how it weaves the story of one girl, Suzu... read more

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In This Corner of the World
  • Vol: 3; Ch: 48
  • 2007 - 2009

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