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Top 10 Films of 2016

Below are my choices for the Top 10 Films of 2016. It must be noted that the list may change slightly if I happened to come across great movies I had missed prior to this post. 1,121 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

I've been watching: Only Yesterday (1991)

  • The latest in my tour through Studio Ghibli’s anime films is Only Yesterday. It’s about Taeko, a 27-year old woman from Tokyo who spends a short holiday with her brother-in-law’s family in the countryside, in the course of which she experiences a series of reminiscences from when she was a ten-year old girl, causing her to reflect on her life and what she wants for herself.
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Trickle-Down Memories

Based on a manga by Hotaru Okamoto and Yuko Tone, Only Yesterday was a gentle, soft-focus account of an office lady’s return from the big city to the country hometown she has all but forgotten. 1,033 more words


Only Yesterday Sold 22,294 Copies in Week 1

Studio Ghibli’s Only Yesterday sold a total of 22,294 copies (16,450 BDs, 5844 DVDs) in the U.S. This happened the week of June 10th, 2016, when a mix of… 325 more words


Vault Ghibli #6 - Only Yesterday

Japanese Title:  Omoide Poro Poro Directed By:  Isao Takahata Produced By:  Toshio Suzuki Originally Released:  July 20, 1991

I’ve come to think of Studio Ghibli as the masters of making boring stories about nothing happening feel absolutely captivating.   1,260 more words


Only Yesterday Review

Anime is still viewed as something for kids. Even though anime has made several strides when dealing with more mature themes, there is still a good portion of the general audience who see anime on the same level as Saturday morning cartoons. 849 more words