Flavors of Youth
Animation • PG-13 • 2018 • 1 hr 14 min
Beautiful animation and a series of heartfelt stories that gave me all the feels
Each story and how much you like it depends on how relatable it is, the first was my favourite
great visuals and daily, simple topics. i enjoyed it
So cute! Three short stories that connect beautifully. Amazing animation.
Wistful and touching anthology about love and memories which ties everything together in a hopeful way and with an amazing visual experience
Stunning animation and creative stories.
Found the fact that there were 3 different stories very interesting! All so innocent, sweet and touching!
I especially liked the drama in that movie. Reminded me of the good old days.
3 stories for 3 different backgrounds, bound together in one simple but yet elusive concept: Time. Preferences are up to the viewer :')
This was a beautiful film that best showed off Japanese culture. The romance was quite good too.
Japan, 1943, during World War II. Young Suzu leaves her village near Hiroshima to marry and live with her in-laws in Kure, a military harbor. Her creativity to overcome deprivation quickly makes her indispensable at home. Inhabited by an ancestral wisdom, Suzu impregnates the simple gestures of everyday life with poetry and beauty. The many hardships, the loss of loved ones, the frequent air raids of the enemy, nothing alters her enthusiasm…
The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if taking its cue from his life. After many days of solitude, he finally finds work as a freelance writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then, one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky.
The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a memento. One day while walking home she is attacked by a fearsome monster and saved mysterious boy named Shun. However, Shun disappears and Asuna embarks on a journey of adventure to the land of Agartha with her teacher Mr. Morisaki to meet a Shun again. Through her journey she comes to know the cruelty and beauty of the world, as well as loss.
One hot summer day a little girl gets lost in an enchanted forest of the mountain god where spirits reside. A young boy appears before her, but she cannot touch him for fear of making him disappear. And so a wondrous adventure awaits...
On a trip to the countryside to pick safflowers, a young Japanese woman recalls her life when she was ten years old.
After his classmate and crush is diagnosed with a pancreatic disease, an average high schooler sets out to make the most of her final days.
Unhappy after his new baby sister displaces him, four-year-old Kun begins meeting people and pets from his family's history in their unique house in order to help him become the big brother he was meant to be.
Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by the same person: 'Seiji Amasawa'.