Only Yesterday (Omohide Poro Poro)


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Name:Only Yesterday (Omohide Poro Poro)
Contains:
un-checked Comedyun-checked Mechschecked Drama
un-checked Violenceun-checked Shoujo 
un-checked Hentaiun-checked Explicit Sexun-checked Brief Nudity
Running Length:118
Description:Only Yesterday revolves around Taeko, a single woman working a desk job in Tokyo in 1982, taking a vacation in the countryside with the family of her sister in-law. During her vacation, Taeko finds herself looking back at her time as a young schoolgirl growing up in 1966. The film flips back and forth between the two time periods with a lot of nostalgia and beautiful country scenery as Taeko sorts out her flashbacks and tries to make some tough decisions about her future.

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Only Yesterday (Omohide Poro Poro)
Another visually appealing Studio Ghibli flick which actually turned out to be my least favorite Studio Ghibli film, however, it is still a very good movie.

Animation on a Studio Ghibli movie? Always a 10, always. As usual, Studio Ghibli outdoes itself with barnone quality of animation.

The story is what I really didn't care for. It was about a women who reflected back on her childhood and also her present status. While very good, it really wasn't my cup of tea as I fell asleep half way through it. Come ready for a drama story, no action in this flick.

The music was also good, but not the best Studio Ghibli has done, in my humble opinion, I think it could have been better, but then again, I write the opinions, not the music.

Overall a good movie that you really have to be in a nostalgic mood for. If you are expecting action and comedy, you will be extremely disapointed.

D.S.

Overall Rating: 8
Animation:10 Plot:7 Humor:8 Sound Track:8
Weight: 6 (Veritable Vote)
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By: Daddyspider
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