Anime movies are being released every year , some are from famous studio such as Studio Ghibli , Madhouse Studio , Kyoto Animation and the list goes on. Each anime studios are putting their hardest effort in creating a masterpiece year by year , they’re aiming for an anime movie that touches people’s soul just by the screen of the cinemas , televisions ,or your phones.
Here are five anime movies that will make your heart aches like crazy:
5. Wolf Children ( 2012 )
Wolf Children is a movie following Hana life as a college student whom fell in love with a werewolf and gave birth to two werewolf children , unfortunately her werewolf lover died and left those children to Hana. Despite having two werewolf children , she continue her life raising them in cover , having fear of being exposed by the outside world.
4. Garden Of Words ( 2013 )
The film focuses on Takao Akizuki, an aspiring 15-year-old shoemaker, and Yukari Yukino, a mysterious 27-year-old woman he keeps meeting at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden on rainy mornings. While Takao is skipping his morning class to design shoes, Yukari is avoiding work due to personal problems in her professional life. Yukari tells Takao nothing about herself, including her name, while Takao opens up to her, sharing his passion for shoes by offering to make a pair for her. When Takao learns Yukari’s identity, emotions come to a head as both learn that they have been teaching each other “how to walk”. Shinkai wrote the story as a tale of “lonely sadness”, based on the meaning of the traditional Japanese word for “love”, and uses shoes as a metaphor for life.
3. Grave Of The Fireflies ( 1988 )
Grave for the fireflies is a film based on the event of World War II. Seita and Setsuko , a sibling whose fighting to survive. The film follows the survival of the brother and sister during the war. Running and hiding every single days. A heart broken film that 100% will make you cry as hard as cutting onions.
2. A Silent Voice ( 2016 )
The story revolves around Nishimiya Shoko, a grade school student who has impaired hearing. She transfers into a new school, where she is bullied by her classmates, especially Ishida Shouya. It gets to the point where she transfers to another school and as a result, Shouya is ostracized and bullied himself, with no friends to speak to and no plans for the future. Years later, he sets himself on a path to redemption.
1. Your Name / Kimi No Nawa ( 2016 )
The day the stars fell, two lives changed forever. High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives around each other. Yet, somehow, it works. They build a connection and communicate by leaving notes and helping each other to solve this phenomenal. A love story that will definitely touch your heart.