almost 2 years
antique shop portions definitely the stand out areas.
almost 5 years
Wonderful love and coming of age story with, of course, beautiful animation.
over 5 years
Magical. A relateable story, personally reassuring and comforting. A ghibli favourite.
over 6 years
The Cat Returns is superior in almost every way to Whisper of the Heart. Still a classic.
over 6 years
Romantic in a lighthearted child-like way.....Wonderful movie
almost 7 years
It's a Studio Ghibli film.
Ezgi Ceren Kayırıcı
it's impossible to resist the magic of imagination, creativity and love shared by two
Steffi | ステフィー
this movie is way too underrated. Simple but beautiful with a strong message. For dreamers
If you're looking for a fantasy romp with an anthropomorphic cat, watch The Cat Returns.
Whisper of the Heart (耳をすませば, Mimi o Sumaseba, lit. "If you listen closely") is a 1995 Japanese animated drama film based on the manga of the same name by Aoi Hiiragi. It was directed by Yoshifumi Kondō and written by Hayao Miyazaki. It was the first theatrical Studio Ghibli feature to be directed by someone other than Miyazaki or Takahata, and the only film to be directed by Yoshifumi Kondō, who died in 1998 of a ruptured aneurysm at the age of 47. Studio Ghibli had hoped that Kondō would become the successor to Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata.
One summer evening in 1994, Shizuku Tsukishima, a middle school girl living in Tama New Town, a Tokyo suburb, looks through the checkout cards in her library books and notices a pattern: each book had previously been checked out by someone named "Seiji Amasawa". The next day at school, Shizuku shows her friend Yuko a draft of the song she has been writing for graduation. On the way home, Shizuku realizes she left her book at the school. She...