10 Great Japanese Animations You Must Watch


6º – Akira (Katsuhiro Otomo, 1988)We will follow as nuances of a young man to be struck by a secret weapon and have his life transformed, against the backdrop of a completely destructive star. Nurturing 124 minutes in length, “Akira” has a complex plot, demanding more attention from its viewer, merging this story exposition with a frantic sense of resolution for each scene.


5º – Grave of the Fireflies (Isao Takahata, 1988)Gaining form during World War II, the film tells the story of two brothers in search of the simple possibility of survival. ‘Grave of the Fireflies’ is possibly the saddest film ever devised in the seventh art. A rustic animation in its resolutions, never offering positive elements to the spectator, working to denounce the horrors that a war presents.

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