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Hotarubi no mori e (2011)

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

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 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Aniplex,Brains Base,Hakusensha See more »
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Color
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Quotes

Takegawa Hotaru: Time might separate us some day. But, even still, until then, let's stay together.
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Soundtracks

Shuiro no Inori
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Short,yet so amazing

Hotarubi no mori e/ To the forest of Firefly Lights, is basically a 45 minute anime film, and is about Hotaru who is the main character, and she recounts a memory of her past with meeting, a spirit named Gin, and what happened after this event. The film is very emotional at times, especially, the ending which will pull your heart strings. It's also a very small film, in terms of characters, and story. This film can be watched at anytime (cause of the run time) and yet you feel many emotions after the film, and it will leave a small hole in your heart after being watched. Overall:8 out of 10


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