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To the Forest of Firefly Lights (2011)

Hotarubi no mori e (original title)
Hotaru is rescued by a spirit when she gets lost in a forest as a child. The two become friends, despite the spirit revealing that he will disappear if he is ever touched by a human.

Director:

Takahiro Ômori

Writers:

Yuki Midorikawa (idea), Takahiro Ômori (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Koki Uchiyama Koki Uchiyama ... Gin (voice)
Ayane Sakura Ayane Sakura ... Hotaru Takegawa (voice)
Shinpachi Tsuji Shinpachi Tsuji ... (voice)
Izumi Sawada Izumi Sawada ... Mom (voice)
Hayato Taya Hayato Taya ... Ryota (voice)
Kanehira Yamamoto Kanehira Yamamoto ... Shadow (voice)
Masanori Machida Masanori Machida ... (voice)
Hiroki Gotô Hiroki Gotô ... (voice)
Asami Imai Asami Imai ... (voice)
Mami Uchida Mami Uchida ... (voice)
Kumiko Tashiro Kumiko Tashiro ... (voice)
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Hotaru is rescued by a spirit when she gets lost in a forest as a child. The two become friends, despite the spirit revealing that he will disappear if he is ever touched by a human.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

17 September 2011 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Into the Forest of Fireflies' Light See more »

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Did You Know?

Quotes

Takegawa Hotaru: Time might separate us some day. But, even still, until then, let's stay together.
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Yurayura to Hirahira to
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Beautiful
28 November 2017 | by robyngriffiths-01662See all my reviews

Both plot and characters were amazing and the plot was beautiful yet simple. The story is about a young girl and a spirit who become friends and spend every summer together. The characters were well though of and so was the plot, unfortunately people see this as it's simple so it's bad and not well though of which is not the case. I was amazed by how good the art was as well. I have to give this movie a 10/10 because this is the best animation or yet all movies i've ever seen.


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