History TearJerker / GraveOfTheFireflies

1st Sep '16 5:12:47 PM ironballs16
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'''Setsuko:''' ''[clings to Seita]'' I don't want anything. Just stay here, big brother. Donít go. Donít go. Please donít go.

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'''Setsuko:''' ''[clings to Seita]'' I don't want anything. Just stay here, big brother. Donít go. Donít go. [[PleaseDontLeaveMe Please donít go.go]].
20th Aug '16 1:03:56 AM eroock
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-->'''Sue''', [[https://web.archive.org/web/20090812042603/http://www.mutantreviewers.com/rfireflies.html Mutant Reviewers From Hell]] review of ''Grave of the Fireflies''

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-->'''Sue''', -->-- '''Sue''', [[https://web.archive.org/web/20090812042603/http://www.mutantreviewers.com/rfireflies.html Mutant Reviewers From Hell]] review of ''Grave of the Fireflies''
8th Feb '16 11:17:36 AM ACW
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Most of these examples were written when ''Grave of the Fireflies'' was its own ''section'' of sad anime on the main [[TearJerker/{{Anime}} Tear Jerker Anime]] page.

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Most of these examples were written when ''Grave of the Fireflies'' was its own ''section'' of sad anime on the main [[TearJerker/{{Anime}} [[TearJerker/AnimeAndManga Tear Jerker Anime]] page.
6th Feb '16 10:12:39 PM Soufriere
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Perhaps the king of all anime {{Tear Jerker}}s, ''[[Anime/GraveOfTheFireflies Grave of the Fireflies]]'' is a film about two children losing their parents to war, then starving to death in the mid-1940s. It was originally shown in a double feature with the [[MoodWhiplash completely dissimilar]] ''Anime/MyNeighborTotoro''.

Most of these examples were written when ''Grave of the Fireflies'' was its own ''genre'' of sad anime on the main [[{{TearJerker/Anime}} Tear Jerker Anime]] page.

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Perhaps the king of all anime {{Tear Jerker}}s, ''[[Anime/GraveOfTheFireflies Grave of the Fireflies]]'' is a film about two children losing their parents to war, then starving to death in the mid-1940s. 1945. It was originally shown in as a double feature with the [[MoodWhiplash completely dissimilar]] ''Anime/MyNeighborTotoro''.

Most of these examples were written when ''Grave of the Fireflies'' was its own ''genre'' ''section'' of sad anime on the main [[{{TearJerker/Anime}} [[TearJerker/{{Anime}} Tear Jerker Anime]] page.



* Believe it or not, ''AMVHell 4'' managed to make it ''worse''. How? Snow Patrolís ĎChasing Carsí. ĎIf I lay here... If I just lay here... Would you lie with me and just forget the world?í If youíve seen the movie, you can probably guess the visuals for this one.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR_HaHLnboA Done]].

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* Believe it or not, ''AMVHell ''WebVideo/AMVHell 4'' managed to make it ''worse''. How? Snow Patrolís ĎChasing Carsí. ĎIf I lay here... If I just lay here... Would you lie with me and just forget the world?í If youíve seen the movie, you can probably guess the visuals for this one.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR_HaHLnboA Done]].Done.]]



** Especially the last line, never has four simple words kicked you so hard and made you cry so much, particularly the very blunt way Seita delivers it.
* Hand-in-hand with the above is the ReallyDeadMontage that follows soon afterward, which had the added MoodDissonance with the family returning to find ''all'' of their possessions intact, while the pair weíd been following throughout the movie had lost everything.
** Especially with Amelita Galli-Curciís [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mypgywe49VI Home Sweet Home]] playing in the background.

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** Especially the last line, never has have four simple words kicked you so hard and made you cry so much, particularly the very blunt way Seita delivers it.
* Hand-in-hand with the above is the ReallyDeadMontage that follows soon afterward, afterwards, which had the added MoodDissonance with the a family returning to find ''all'' of their possessions intact, while the pair weíd been following throughout the movie had lost everything.
** Especially with Amelita Galli-Curciís [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mypgywe49VI Home "Home Sweet Home]] Home"]] playing in the background.



--> '''Setsuko:''' Tempura... Sashimi... Sour Jelly...
--> '''Seita:''' Anything more?
--> '''Setsuko:''' Ice cream... And I want to eat drops again.
--> '''Seita:''' Drops, huh? Alright! Iíll go withdraw all the savings. Iíll bring back all that you wanted to eat.
--> '''Setsuko:''' (''Clings to Seita'') I don't want anything. Just stay here, big brother. Donít go. Donít go. Please donít go.
** What makes it worse is that by the time Seita returns with food [[spoiler:[[YouAreTooLate Setsuko has started hallucinating, indicating that her illness has reached the point of no return]]]].
*** Just...the look on his face in that scene, when he comes back with the food and realizes [[spoiler:what's happening to her...]]

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--> '''Setsuko:''' Tempura... Sashimi... Sour Jelly...
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Jelly...\\
'''Seita:''' Anything more?
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more?\\
'''Setsuko:''' Ice cream... And I want to eat drops again.
-->
again.\\
'''Seita:''' Drops, huh? Alright! Iíll go withdraw all the savings. Iíll bring back all that you wanted to eat.
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eat.\\
'''Setsuko:''' (''Clings ''[clings to Seita'') Seita]'' I don't want anything. Just stay here, big brother. Donít go. Donít go. Please donít go.
** What makes it worse is that by the time Seita returns with food food, [[spoiler:[[YouAreTooLate Setsuko has started hallucinating, indicating that her illness has reached the point of no return]]]].
return]].]]
*** Just... the look on his face in that scene, when he comes back with the food and realizes [[spoiler:what's what's happening to her...]]



** Try watching that scene as an older sibling. Imagine having to [[spoiler:cremate your little brother or sister. Imagine feeling absolutely helpless. Imagine ''failing someone you hold so close to you, someone you have sworn to protect and nurture and being able to do nothing but sit and watch their body burn.'']]
*** And possibly worse: [[spoiler:holding your kid-sisterís corpse for an entire night]].

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** Try watching that scene as an older sibling. Imagine having to [[spoiler:cremate your little brother or sister. Imagine feeling absolutely helpless. Imagine ''failing someone you hold so close to you, someone you have sworn to protect and nurture and being able to do nothing but sit and watch their body burn.'']]
burn''.]]
*** And possibly worse: [[spoiler:holding your kid-sisterís corpse for an entire night]].night.]]



** As he witness the memory of Sesuko's trying to take back her late mother's clothing, she screams shrilly as Seita holds her back. The ghost of Seita turns away and covers his ears.

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** As he witness the memory of Sesuko's Setsuko's trying to take back her late mother's clothing, she screams shrilly as Seita holds her back. The ghost of Seita turns away and covers his ears.



* The whole sequence where they find the body of their mother, wrapped in bandages. ''Near the start of the movie. The. Start.''

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* The whole sequence where they find the body of their mother, wrapped in bandages. ''Near the start Keep in might that that scene is ''one of the movie. The. Start.''first things we see in the movie''.
21st Oct '15 5:35:39 PM nombretomado
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->"''Okay, okay, sheesh! I take it all back, {{Disney}}! Go ahead and [[ConvenientlyAnOrphan kill all the mommies and daddies]] you want! Shoot 'em, toss 'em off cliffs, throw 'em to the sharks, let 'em disappear in mysterious and unexplained pre-prologue circumstances! I won't say another word about it! All I ask, and it's a little thing really, no trouble on your part, is to make sure their offspring are plucky and resourceful and SURVIVE to live HappilyEverAfter. Okay? Please?''"

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->"''Okay, okay, sheesh! I take it all back, {{Disney}}! Creator/{{Disney}}! Go ahead and [[ConvenientlyAnOrphan kill all the mommies and daddies]] you want! Shoot 'em, toss 'em off cliffs, throw 'em to the sharks, let 'em disappear in mysterious and unexplained pre-prologue circumstances! I won't say another word about it! All I ask, and it's a little thing really, no trouble on your part, is to make sure their offspring are plucky and resourceful and SURVIVE to live HappilyEverAfter. Okay? Please?''"
31st Jul '15 10:55:34 PM Suzukipot
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*** The fact that he's still trying to feed her and hands her watermelon, hoping that she'll eat it, doesn't help.
8th Jun '15 5:25:24 PM ShinyTsukkomi
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Perhaps the king of all anime {{Tear Jerker}}s, ''[[GraveOfTheFireflies Grave of the Fireflies]]'' is a film about two children losing their parents to war, then starving to death in the mid-1940s. It was originally shown in a double feature with the [[MoodWhiplash completely dissimilar]] ''Anime/MyNeighborTotoro''.

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Perhaps the king of all anime {{Tear Jerker}}s, ''[[GraveOfTheFireflies ''[[Anime/GraveOfTheFireflies Grave of the Fireflies]]'' is a film about two children losing their parents to war, then starving to death in the mid-1940s. It was originally shown in a double feature with the [[MoodWhiplash completely dissimilar]] ''Anime/MyNeighborTotoro''.
7th May '15 7:59:11 AM ShinyTsukkomi
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Perhaps the king of all anime {{Tear Jerker}}s, ''[[GraveOfTheFireflies Grave of the Fireflies]]'' is a film about two children losing their parents to war, then starving to death in the mid-1940s. It was originally shown in a double feature with the [[MoodWhiplash completely dissimilar]] MyNeighborTotoro.

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Perhaps the king of all anime {{Tear Jerker}}s, ''[[GraveOfTheFireflies Grave of the Fireflies]]'' is a film about two children losing their parents to war, then starving to death in the mid-1940s. It was originally shown in a double feature with the [[MoodWhiplash completely dissimilar]] MyNeighborTotoro.
''Anime/MyNeighborTotoro''.
31st Mar '15 2:04:22 PM PersonalPOV
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* After reading about the author's real life experience for the book, Seita's death is even more depressing. The sheer amount of guilt...
19th Jan '15 6:51:46 AM AnotherGuy
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->"''Okay, okay, sheesh! I take it all back, {{Disney}}! Go ahead and [[ConvenientlyAnOrphan kill all the mommies and daddies]] you want! Shoot 'em, toss 'em off cliffs, throw 'em to the sharks, let 'em disappear in mysterious and unexplained pre-prologue circumstances! I won't say another word about it! All I ask, and it's a little thing really, no trouble on your part, is to make sure their offspring are plucky and resourceful and SURVIVE to live HappilyEverAfter. Okay? Please?''"
-->'''Sue''', [[https://web.archive.org/web/20090812042603/http://www.mutantreviewers.com/rfireflies.html Mutant Reviewers From Hell]] review of ''Grave of the Fireflies''
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