Coquelicot-zaka kara

From Up on Poppy Hill

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Synonyms: Coquelicot-zaka kara, Kokuriko-saka kara, Kokuriko-zaka kara, Coquelicot Saka kara, Kokurikozaka kara
Japanese: コクリコ坂から
English: From Up on Poppy Hill
German: From Up on Poppy Hill
Spanish: La Colina de las Amapolas
French: From Up on Poppy Hill
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 16, 2011
Licensors: GKIDS
Studios: Studio Ghibli
Source: Manga
Genres: Award WinningAward Winning, RomanceRomance
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 1 hr. 35 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.791 (scored by 114793114,793 users)
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Ranked: #9512
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Popularity: #1164
Members: 195,035
Favorites: 1,146

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Atop a hill overlooking a seaside port sits a boarding house named Coquelicot Manor. Since the building is run by her family, Umi Matsuzaki carries out many of the duties involved in managing the small establishment, such as preparing meals for her fellow boarders. When she isn't at home, she is a student at the local high school—one that is currently dealing with a small crisis.

In anticipation of the upcoming Olympic Games, a beloved old clubhouse is set to be demolished to make way for a modern building. As a result, a large part of the student body has banded together, working tirelessly to prevent this from happening. Umi finds herself helping the newspaper club to spread information about this cause where she befriends Shun Kazama, whom she gradually begins to fall in love with. But Shun is an orphan who doesn't know much about his origins, and when the two begin searching for clues to the boy's past, they discover that they may have a lot more in common than either of them could have thought.

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In 2012 the film won the Animation of the Year award in the 35th Japan Academy Prize and in the 11th Tokyo Anime Award. In 2013 it won the Best Foreign Animation/Family Trailer during the 14th Golden Trailer Awards and tied with The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) film for the Best Animated Feature in the 12th Utah Film Critics Association.

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Niwa, Keiko
Pannetier, Jean-Marc
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"Asagohan no Uta (朝ごはんの歌)" by Aoi Teshima


Jul 30, 2023

From up on poppy hill is another studio ghibli movie.
*spoiler Free*

But I never consider any studio ghibli movie just "another" studio ghibli movie. Each and every one of the until this era was a piece of art. And
just like the poppy hill coming downhill eventually, so does studio ghibli. They released banger after banger. They got the Spirited Away, they got the my Neighbor Totoro
they got the Princess Mononoke, they got many bangers. Then they released Tales of the Earthsea. Maybe that was a one off. They released Earwig and the Witch during
corona-virus. It really is a sad tale.

Nov 22, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Romance is a subject that can only be felt, so the words escape me when trying to describe it. If I were to, however, show you an example of what romance can be, there are a lot of great examples that have been churned out throughout all of media. This is unfortunately not one of those examples.

Umi is a simple girl who raises signal flags to the sea each and every morning. Shun is a boy who writes for the school newspaper. That's about it, honestly. Shun does what boys do best and does something incredibly stupid in order to prove a point. He decides ...
Sep 25, 2020
(may contain minor spoilers)

I had high hopes for this anime movie as a huge fan of cute romance anime movies, but I was extremely disappointed. This would have been such a better movie if they removed the whole "sibling" arc, which made me feel uncomfortable, and even after it was sorted out, made me not support the relationship as much I would have. Instead, they should have focused on the actual characters, because after watching this movie, I can barely tell you even one of their personality traits. As with all Studio Ghibli movies though, the art and music were absolutely amazing.

Would not waste your ...

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