Kuro ga Ita Natsu

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Summer With Kuro
Japanese: クロがいた夏


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 4, 1990
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Studios: GEN Productions
Source: Unknown
Genres: Historical, Drama
Duration: 1 hr. 7 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


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Hiroshima, summer of 1945. A young girl named Nobuko saves a starving kitten from crows. She wants to keep the kitten, but her parents dismiss the idea. Nobuko eventually convinces them to let her keep it. She and her brother Makoto name the cat Kuro. Kuro quickly brings joy and laughter to the family. As World War II takes its toll on Japan, it becomes harder for Nobuko and her family to care for Kuro. One August morning, Kuro begins acting strangely...


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Characters & Voice Actors



Shirato, Takeshi
Director, Script
Nakazawa, Keiji
Script, Original Creator
Shimazu, Ikuo
Animation Director
Kimura, Maki
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Jul 14, 2017
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I will be reviewing Kuro ga Ita Natsu in explicit detail; you were warned.

Introductory information:
Normally I wouldn’t have bothered reviewing this anime, but at the time of writing this review there are no other reviews for it. From Nakazawa Keiji, the creator of Hadashi no Gen (Barefoot Gen) and Kuroi Ame ni Utarete (Beaten by the Black Rain). Kuro ga Ita Natsu aired in June of 1990, making it the last movie made by GEN Productions. It’s a strange movie to end on. Kuro ga Ita Natsu is a simplistic movie that I can only assume is directed at younger kids. This one isn't read more


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