Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?


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Synonyms: Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?
Japanese: 打ち上げ花火、下から見るか?横から見るか?
English: Fireworks
German: Fireworks: Alles eine Frage der Zeit
Spanish: Fireworks
French: Fireworks
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 18, 2017
Licensors: NYAV Post, GKIDS
Studios: Shaft
Source: Other
Genres: RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 1 hr. 30 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.091 (scored by 107790107,790 users)
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Ranked: #88712
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Popularity: #1130
Members: 211,225
Favorites: 511

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One summer, Norimichi Shimada and his friends want to know if fireworks look round or flat from the side. They forge a plan to find the answer at Moshimo Festival's fireworks display. However, Norimichi finds himself conflicted when his classmate, Nazuna Oikawa, plans to run away from home and wants Norimichi to join her. When things go awry in their attempt to escape, a strange orb in Nazuna's possession gives them another chance at staying together.

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"Uchiage Hanabi (打上花火)" by DAOKO x Kenshi Yonezu


Apr 1, 2022
So this is the first romance movie from my collection I'll make a review. I remember when I watched this film way back 5 years ago in my local cinemas. When I first watched it, it was so confusing. But rewatching this again wasn't any time-wasting and I gained many realizations and deep knowledge about this film.

Fireworks is a supernatural drama, romance anime film released in 2017 and it was based on the live-action movie of the same name way back in the 1990s. Many audiences rated it low and said this is confusing to watch, but yep. This was confusing to watch like the ...
Jul 17, 2023
Mixed Feelings
This movie is a bit of a disaster. The art was okay, and the story was HORRIBLE!! I want to tell you why. First up the starting of the idea of going back in time with a small orb is great but the switch up between 1 friend who wanted to date that girl by winning a race and the main character who is the 2nd date by throwing a orb to win. The back-story with one of the characters was heart breaking and sad but the main character is just a cocky little snake who wants to date this girl. The idea of it ...
Apr 18, 2023
The year was 2021 and I was in the early stages of getting back into anime. One of the things I really enjoyed doing at the start was watching AMVs, usually of Shinkai films like “Your Name” or “Weathering with You” with the theme song playing. During this time I came across this awesome song & music video by DAOKO and Kenshi Yonezu titled “Fireworks”. It was an instant favorite of mine and I’ve listened to it again and again over the years. I knew the AMV was about a movie, but it seemed that the general consensus online was that the film was disappointing ...

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