Tokyo Godfathers (2003)

Tokyo Godfathers by Satoshi Kon It is Christmas Eve and three homeless friends are trying to find christmas gifts as they discovered a newborn baby in the trash. They decided to take care of it and named it Kiyoko. The three homeless are a kind transwoman named Hana, a teenager who ran away named Miyuki […]

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Shōnen Maid (2016)

Shōnen Maid Boy Maid 1 Season: 12+OVA episodes by Yusuke Yamamoto based on manga The story is about the elementary school student Chihiro Komiya who has suddenly lost his mother and has neither a home nor family. Indeed, everything changes as he meets his long lost uncle Madoka Takatori who is quite rich and a […]

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HAL (2013)

HAL by Ryōtarō Makihara short film (60min) Kurumi, a beautiful young woman, lost her boyfriend Hal in an airplane accident. Filled with a broken heart and grief, she isolates herself alone in her house. Her grandfather however, requests help from an humanoid robot named Q01. The android takes the appearance of Kurumi’s boyfriend, and is […]

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Hotaru no Haka (1988)

Hotaru no Haka Grave of the Fireflies directed by Isao Takahata Studio Ghibli   ‘Hotaru no Haka’ takes place during the end of World War II in 1945. Japan is suffering a massive destruction due to the bombings of the Americans. They are destroying city after city. In fact, the story is about the lives […]

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Hotarubi no Mori e (2011)

  Hotarubi no Mori e, a short anime movie, by Takahiro Omori. A young girl gets lost in an ancient forest where she meets a masked spirit named Gin. They become close friends. One can say that one of the main topics is time. Hotaru, the girl, visits Gin every summer, however, he does not […]

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