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The Saddest Movie Recommendations From Studio Ghibli


Animated film lovers are certainly no stranger to Studio Ghibli. 

The films produced by this studio offer excellent animation and have an interesting storyline and contain various deep meanings.

So, for those of you who have the desire to watch an animated film from Studio Ghibli this weekend, here are some recommendations to share. The story is so sad so don't forget to prepare tissues, ok!

1. From Up On Poppy Hill

The first saddest Studio Ghibli film recommendation is 'From Up On Poppy Hill'. This film is known to be directed by Goro MIyazaki, with Keiko Niwa and Hayao Miyazaki as the story writers.

'From Up On Poppy Hill' itself was officially released in 2011 ago. This animated film is known to carry the genre of drama, family, to history, you know!

The main character of the film entitled 'From Up On Poppy Hill' is Umi. She is a 16 year old girl who lives with her grandmother and younger sister. On the other hand, his mother is known to be a worker in America.

2. Grave of the Fireflies

Another Studio Ghibli film recommendation that also drains tears is 'Grave of the Fireflies'. This film is known to take place right when World War II was happening.

Broadly speaking, this film titled Grave of the Fireflies tells about the lives of siblings who have to survive in difficult times. They both lost their parents during the war and had to face many hardships.

3. When Marnie Was There

When discussing a series of Studio Ghibli films that present the saddest storyline, 'When Marnie Was There' must be included in the list. This film was released in 2014 and carries the family, drama, and mystery genres.

The film, which has the title 'When Marnie Was There', is known to be directed and written by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and is an adaptation of the novel by Joan G. Robinson.

This film tells the story of a quiet girl named Anna who is known to be spending summer vacation at her uncle and aunt's house. There, Anna meets a mysterious girl named Marnie.

Those are some recommendations for animated films from Studio Ghibli that are guaranteed to bring tears to your eyes.

Are there any other saddest movies in your opinion?

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