Only Yesterday (movie)

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Alternative title:
Los Recuerdos no se Olvidan (Spanish)
Omohide Poro Poro (Japanese)
Powrót do marzeń (Polish)
Recuerdos del ayer (Spanish)
Tränen der Erinnerung (German)
Ещё вчера (Russian)
おもひでぽろぽろ (Japanese)
兒時的點點滴滴 (Chinese (Taiwan))
歲月的童話 (Chinese (Hong Kong))
Themes: coming of age
Plot Summary: Taeko Okajima is a typical "office lady" in a big company in a big city. When she takes a sabbatical to the countryside in Yamagata Prefecture, the hometown of her brother-in-law, the journey recalled her memory of her 5th grade year. During her stay in Yamagata, she works hard and happily as a farmer and is surrounded by friendly relatives and villagers, bringing up more memories. Their hospitality makes her to reconsider her choice of life.
User Ratings: 830 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 130 votes (sub:114, dub:7, raw:1, others:8
2 German subtitled
2 Spanish edited dub
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Excellent: 195 votes (sub:175, dub:13, raw:2, ?:1, others:4
2 Spanish subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 French subtitled
 Very good: 215 votes (sub:187, dub:14, raw:2, ?:1, others:11
3 German dubbed
2 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Thai language dubbed
1 Italian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Mandarin dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
 Good: 154 votes (sub:131, dub:5, raw:1, ?:1, others:16
5 Spanish subtitled
2 German dubbed
2 Polish subtitled
2 French subtitled
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Polish edited dub
 Decent: 58 votes (sub:48, dub:4, raw:2, others:4
1 Turkish subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 German dubbed
 So-so: 45 votes (sub:40, dub:2, raw:2, others:1
1 Mandarin edited dub
 Not really good: 11 votes (sub:8, ?:1, dub:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Weak: 13 votes (sub:12, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Bad: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Awful: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1219 users, rank: #851 (of 5923)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.854 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.7087, rank: #680 (of 5916)
Weighted mean: 7.804 (Very good−), rank: #642 (of 5916) (seen all: 7.81 / seen some: 7.36 / won't finish: 5.16)
Bayesian estimate: 7.801 (Very good−), rank: #459 (of 4471)
Running time: 118 minutes
Vintage: 1991-06-27
Premiere date:
1991-07-20 (Japan)
2005-01-27 (USA, Special TCM TV airing)
Release dates: We have 5
Ending Theme:
"Ai wa Hana, Kimi wa Sono Tane (愛は花、君はその種子; Love Is a Flower, You Are the Seed)" by Harumi Miyako
Links: We have 5
Trivia: We have 2
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DVD (Region 2)
    Only Yesterday (Sub.DVD) 2006-09-04 (from $35.08)
DVD (Region 4)
    Only Yesterday (Sub.DVD) 2006-10-11

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Isao Takahata
Screenplay: Isao Takahata
Storyboard: Yoshiyuki Momose
Music: Masaru Hoshi
Original Manga:
Hotaru Okamoto (story)
Yuuko Tone (art)
Character Design: Yoshifumi Kondô
Art Director: Kazuo Oga
Background Art Director: Kazuo Oga
Director of Photography: Hisao Shiraishi
Executive producer: Hayao Miyazaki
Art Assistant: Katsu Hisamura
Assistant Director: Norihiko Sudo
Character Color Design: Michiyo Yasuda
Editing: Takeshi Seyama
Ink & Paint:
Chiyomi Morisawa (Studio Killy)
Eiko Fukuma (IM Studio)
Fumiko Ito (Trace Studio M)
Fumiko Watanabe (Trace Studio M)
Hiromi Takatani (Kyoto Animation)
Hisayo Fujiwara (IM Studio)
Ikuyo Kimura
Izumi Maeno (Trace Studio M)
Junko Mizuno (Studio Killy)
Junko Yoshikawa
Katsuo Negishi (IM Studio)
Keiko Goto (Studio Killy)
Keiko Suzuki (Domusha)
Mariko Konuma (IM Studio)
Mayumi Watanabe (Studio Killy)
Michiko Ota (Studio Killy)
Michiko Shibata (IM Studio)
Michiyo Iseda (IM Studio)
Mihoko Eda (Kyoto Animation)
Mika Tanifugi (Trace Studio M)
Minako Oshiro
Naomi Ikegaya (IM Studio)
Naomi Takahashi (Studio Killy)
Nobuko Watanabe (Studio Killy)
Noriko Ogawa
Reiko Godai (Trace Studio M)
Takako Sakai (Trace Studio M)
Teruyo Tateyama
Yasuko Furuhashi (Domusha)
Yasuko Suenaga (IM Studio)
Yoko Tanida (IM Studio)
Yukari Tajima (IM Studio)
Yuki Hisada
Yukiko Itou (Trace Studio M)
Yuriko Katayama
Production Committee:
Akira Kaneko (Tokuma Shoten)
Atsushi Miura (Tokuma Shoten)
Hiromi Hoshino (Tokuma Shoten)
Hiroshi Morie (Hakuhodo)
Hiroyuki Kato (Tokuma Shoten)
Kazuo Watanabe (Hakuhodo)
Michio Yokoo (Tokuma Shoten)
Minoru Tadokoro (Tokuma Shoten)
Nobuko Suzuki (Hakuhodo)
Seiji Okuda (NTV)
Takeo Mutai (NTV)
Unkou Tanaka (Hakuhodo)
Yasuharu Urushido (NTV)
Yasuhiro Nousei (NTV)
Yuuko Zaizen (NTV)
Production Desk: Toshiyuki Kawabata
Production manager: Nozomu Takahashi
Sound Effects: Michihiro Ito
Sound Mixing: Shuji Inoue
Sound Recording: Naoko Asari
Theme Song Arrangement: Masaru Hoshi (ED)
Theme Song Composition:
Amanda McBroom (ED, originally "The Rose")
Katsu Hoshi (OP)
Theme Song Lyrics: Isao Takahata (ED)
Theme Song Performance: Harumi Miyako (ED)
Visual Design: Yoshiyuki Momose
Miki Imai as Taeko Okajima(adult)
Toshiro Yanagiba as Toshio
Youko Honna as Taeko Okajima(5th grade)

Masahiro Itou as Taeko's Father
Michie Terada as Taeko's Mother
Yorie Yamashita as Nanako Okajima

Chie Kitagawa as Taeko's Grandmother
Hirozumi Satoh as Abe-kun
Kouji Gotou as Kazuo
Masako Watanabe as Naoko
Mayumi Iizuka as Tsuneko Tani(debut)
Megumi Komine as Toko
Mei Oshitani as Aiko
Sachiko Ishikawa as Kiyoko
Shin Itou as Baccha
Takako Sendou as Toshio's Mother
Yoshihiro Furubayashi as Train station employee
Yuuki Masuda as Hirota
Yuuki Minowa as Yaeko

Japanese companies
Animation Production: Studio Ghibli
Backgrounds: Studio Fuga
Development: Tokyo Laboratory
Music Production: Tokuma Japan
Photography: Studio Cosmos
Production Studio: Studio Ghibli
Recording Studio: Tokyo TV Center
Sound Production: Omnibus Promotion
Technical Cooperation:
English companies
English staff
Broadcaster: Turner Classic Movies
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Optimum Releasing (UK)
Internet Streaming: The Anime Network
English cast
Korean staff
Korean cast
Jin-Eung Im as Toshio
Seon-Hui Mun as Taeko Okajima(5th grade; adult)

Mun-Ja Choi as Taeko's Mother
Ok-Ju Jeong as Nanako Okajima

Su-Gyeong O as Yaeko
Korean companies
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Azucena Martinez as Taeko Okajima
Carmen Podio as Taeko Okajima(Spain dub)
Héctor Rocha as Toshio
Ricardo Escobar as Toshio(Spain dub)

Carlos Becerril as Taeko's father
María del Mar Jorcano as Taeko's Mother(Spain dub)
Marisol Castro as Nanako Okajima
Patricia Mainou as Taeko's mother
Víctor Martínez as Taeko's Father(Spain dub)
Yolanda Mateos as Nanako Okajima(Spain dub)

Adrián Viador as Shuji Hirota(Spain dub)
Betzabe Jara as Naoko
Carlos Becerril as Narration
Christine Byrd as Yaeko Okajima
Clemen Larumbe as Taeko's grandmother
Emilio Treviño as Shuji Hirota
Gabriel Ortiz as Suzuki
Inés Blázquez as
Naoko(Spain dub)
Oma(Spain dub)
María Blanco as Tsuneko Tani(Spain dub)
Mayte Torres as
Kiyoko(Spain dub)
Taeko's Grandmother(Spain dub)
Milagros Fernández as Toko(Spain dub)
Mildred Barrera as Tsuneko Tani
Miriam Valencia as Aiko(Spain dub)
Nacho Aramburu as Kazuo(Spain dub)
Patricia Mainou as
Pilar Gentil as Toshio's Mother(Spain dub)
Sara Polo as Yaeko Okajima(Spain dub)
Sara Vivas as Suzuki(Spain dub)
Silvia Sarmentera as Rie(Spain dub)
Xochitl Ugarte as Aiko

Blanca Rada(Spain dub)
Carmen Cervantes(Spain dub)
Elena Palacios(Spain dub)
Javier Balas(Spain dub)
Milagros Fernández(Spain dub)
Miriam Valencia(Spain dub)
Sandra Jara(Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Dubbing Studio: Elefante Films
DVD Distribution: Zima Entertainment (Mexico)
German staff
German cast
Angela Wiederhut as Taeko Okajima
Dirk Meyer as Student
Lara Wurmer as Taeko Okajima [Kind]
Luna Ragheb as Aiko
Melina Borcherding as Tsuneko Tani
Patrick Schröder as Toshio
Ruth Küllenberg as Taekos Großmutter
Susanne von Medvey as Taekos Mutter
Thomas Rauscher as Taekos Vater
German companies
Polish staff
Polish companies
Distributor: Monolith Films
Polish cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
Chinese (Hong Kong) staff
Chinese (Hong Kong) companies
Chinese (Hong Kong) cast
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