Hotaru no haka (Grave of the Fireflies) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Hotaru no haka (Grave of the Fireflies) Reviews

Chris Cabin
Slant Magazine
November 28, 2012
Sentai Filmworks has done an admirable job on their A/V transfer of Isao Takahata's deeply humanist anime, but the few extras afforded do nothing to help contextualize this hugely effective anti-war fable.
Joe Utichi
September 26, 2004
A wonderful example of the beauty of anime filmmaking.
| Original Score: 79/100
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 28, 2004
This is really an excellent package of DVD features from Bandai and Central Park Media.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Todd Siechen
November 6, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Yunda Eddie Feng
Movie Metropolis
October 10, 2002
When was the last time an animated movie changed your philosophical outlook?
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Mike Pinsky
DVD Verdict
October 9, 2002
Grave of the Fireflies is certainly a heartbreaking experience, but in those pauses, those silences where we wait on edge for something to happen, we cannot turn away.
Full Review | Original Score: 100/100