This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
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Grave of the Fireflies is possibly the most heart-breaking and powerful war film I have ever seen. With their father fighting in the Navy and their mother killed in a bombing, the film follows 2 of the often-silent victims of war, with older brother Seita taking care of his sister Setsuko throughout the bombings of Japan in the second world war.
The animation is so lively, really taking advantage of the format. All of the inconsequential…