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
Warning: Spoiler Alert After watching Whisper of the Heart, I can safely say it is in my Top 5 favourite Studio Ghibli films ever. It's just so cute and romantic! The story follows Shizuku as she goes about her everyday life. She has a great love of books so she is always reading. After checking out books in the local library, she starts to see the same name checked the same books out before her over and... read more
The Cat Returns
Mimi wo Sumaseba
Mimi wo Sumaseba: Shiawase na Jikan
Baron: The Cat Returns