Grave of the Fireflies Grave of the Fireflies

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In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.

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Cemitério dos Vagalumes, Могила светлячков, 再见萤火虫, Das Grab der Leuchtkäfer, Die letzten Leuchtkäfer, Jaanimardikate haud, Le Tombeau des Lucioles, Zoi Gin Jing Fo Cung, 再見螢火蟲, La tomba delle lucciole, Una tomba per le lucciole, Hotaru no Haka, 반딧불이의 무덤, Jonvabalių kapas, Graf van de Vuurvliegjes, Mormântul Licuricilor, سيتا الحنون, สุสานหิ่งห้อย, 螢火蟲之墓, Tombstone for Fireflies, Căn hầm đom đóm, Mộ đom đóm

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