News Article on Anime Dealing with War
posted on 2005-08-16 04:47 EDT
Japan Today has posted an article about two new anime movies that focus on themes related to World War 2. The first is Ashita-Genki, a movie released on July 2nd, focusing on the firebombing of Tokyo. The second is Garasu no Usagi, due to be released on September 9th, which tells the story of a girl who loses her family in the war.
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