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Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday is a 1991 Japanese animated drama film written and directed by Isao Takahata, based on the manga of the same title by Hotaru Okamoto and Yuko Tone. Toshio Suzuki produced the film and Studio Ghibli provided the animation. It was released on July 20, 1991. The ending theme song is a Japanese translation of Amanda McBroom's composition "The Rose." Only Yesterday is significant among progressive anime films in that it explores a genre traditionally thought to be outside the realm of animated subjects. In this case a realistic drama written for adults, particularly women. The film was, however, a surprise box office success, attracting a large adult audience of bot ... more on Wikipedia

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