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Bokudake ga Inai Machi: On Netflix as "Erased"  Season 1, Ep 5

Episodes 5 - 8, Wow, how much does Satoru's mom rock? Also, Satoru pulls out all the stops in an effort to save Kayo and the others and we learn the personal cost of this revival. This stretch is the emotional heart of the series. [more inside]
posted by forforf on Aug 13, 2018 - 1 comment

Bokudake ga Inai Machi: On Netflix as "Erased"  Season 1, Ep 1

The title's literal translation: The town where I do not exist. Episodes 1-4. When tragedy is about to strike, Satoru Fujinuma finds himself sent back in time. The detached, 29-year-old manga artist has taken advantage of this powerful yet mysterious phenomenon, which he calls "Revival," to save many lives, but that often comes at a personal cost. [more inside]
posted by forforf on Aug 12, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: Only Yesterday

Takeo, 27-year-old career woman, travels to the countryside while reminiscing about her childhood in Tokyo in this animated feature from Studio Ghibli.
posted by gemutlichkeit on Jun 12, 2016 - 3 comments

Movie: Princess Arete

Confined in the castle tower by her father, Princess Arete spends her days watching the world outside her window. Sometimes she sneaks out to watch the common people at work. [more inside]
posted by selfnoise on Jan 23, 2016 - 3 comments

Movie: When Marnie Was There

A young girl is sent to the country for health reasons, where she meets an unlikely friend in the form of Marnie, a young girl with flowing blonde hair. As the friendship unravels it is possible that Marnie has closer ties to the protagonist than we might expect. [more inside]
posted by rikschell on Jun 22, 2015 - 6 comments

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