Headscratchers: Only Yesterday

  • Why doesn't Disney release this in America?
    • It's not a rights issue. I'd have to guess that it hasn't held up well compared to other Ghibli properties (Umi Ga Kikoeru is in the same boat).
    • Maybe they haven't found a way to deal with the menstrual period tale yet.
  • Taeko is supposed to be 27 years old, and her design is supposed to emphasize her status as Christmas Cake. Instead, she inexplicably looks forty-to-seventy years old in some shots, which is honestly bizarre. Is there a seperate underlying meaning to this, or is it simply an awkward visual happenstance?