Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni

In This Corner of the World

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Synonyms: To All the Corners of the World
Japanese: この世界の片隅に
English: In This Corner of the World
German: In this Corner of the World
Spanish: En este Rincón del Mundo
French: Dans Un Recoin de Ce Monde
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 12, 2016
Licensors: Shout! Factory
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Manga
Genres: Award WinningAward Winning, DramaDrama
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 2 hr. 48 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.231 (scored by 7821078,210 users)
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Ranked: #3392
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Popularity: #1269
Members: 189,457
Favorites: 1,565

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Suzu Urano is a pure and kindhearted girl who loves to draw and keep her head in the clouds. Growing up in the outskirts of Hiroshima with her family, she is more than happy to help with her grandmother's nori business.

However, when she becomes of age, Suzu leaves her beloved home to marry Shuusaku Houjou, a man she barely knows. As she integrates into her new husband's household, the homesick bride struggles to adjust to the unfamiliar environment as the war effort extends far beyond its point of no return. When the war reaches Suzu's own backyard and peace gives way to brutality, how will she support herself and those she comes to love along the way?

Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni paints a colorful yet haunting depiction of everyday life in the years before and after World War II, showcasing the perseverance and fortitude of ordinary Japanese during one of the darkest periods of modern history.

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Winner of the 40th Japan Academy Award for Best Animation Award, the 90th Kinema Junpo Best Ten Japan Film Best 1 and Director Award, 71st Mainichi Film Concurs Japanese Movie Excellence Award and Ofuji Nobushiro Prize, 59th Blue Ribbon Award Director Award, Hiroshima Peace Film Award during the 3rd Hiroshima International Film Festival, and the Best Film during the 38th Yokohama Film Festival.

It also won the Grand Prize Award on the 21st Japan Media Arts Festival.

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Director, Sound Director, Script, Theme Song Lyrics
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Theme Song Lyrics, Original Creator
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Composition, Music


Opening Theme

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"Kanashikute Yarikirenai (悲しくてやりきれない)" by kotringo

Ending Theme


May 17, 2024
The suffering of being an innocent bystander in a country that loses a war is immesurable. All that sacrifice and pain. All those lives wasted for someone elses ambition. The enemies in war are very few compared to the many times more that get labeled as such. To fight through all that, to sacrifice so much and find nothing awaiting you at the end. In This Corner of the World is a somber reminder of how much is given on both sides of conflict. Evil only lives in those with the power to stop it and choose not to, before it's too late. Good only ...
Nov 29, 2022
Mixed Feelings
I went into this excited about watching a historical work, all the character nuances and settings really piqued my interest. The animation was stunning and art direction fitted in really nicely; but the scripting was just completely off. Some nice touches included joining in the Hiroshima explosions to give depth to how powerful the A-Bombs were in diameter.
But characters motivations were all over the place, things were explained but never shown or whole characters just sorta disappeared from the movie halfway through never to be heard from again. A particularly heart wrenching decision was the mother who lost her daughter to bombing, only to ...
Aug 30, 2021
I watched the animated movie Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni, also known as In this Corner of the World. Here are my thoughts:

The story takes place in the 1940s of WW2-era Japan. It is mainly told through the eyes of civilians.

Even though it was released in 2016, the movie feels very old. Everything about it: the art style, the music, the voice acting, the story; they are all reminiscent of early anime productions from the late 20th century. I personally am not a huge fan of anime from this era (speaking VERY generally), so I might be unfairly biased towards this movie. Furthermore, I usually ...

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