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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


Only Yesterday - "An absolute triumph..."

Earlier this year, Studio Ghibli released When Marnie Was There. It was celebrated as the final film of the critically acclaimed animation house. But the re-release of… 603 more words

Film Review

Memories Trickle Down

Film: Only Yesterday
Year: 1991
Director: Isao Takahata (also writer)

Ben: “O, how many ways can you make a young American boy weep?”
Japan: “Lots!” 746 more words