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20 Humbling Quotes From Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no Haka) is an anti-war film that tells the story of war victims that were able to find the simple joys in life, despite having everything and everyone taken away from them. Here are 20 quotes from it that will move you in one way or another.

by lmearriola
Oct 15, 2015 1:55 AM | 7,450 views

"Everything is gone" - Seita

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko and Seita


"Wow, Setsuko, you're rich" - Seita

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko


"It's a huge bathtub!" - Setsuko

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko and Seita


"Look! It's rice, Setsuko!" - Seita

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko and Seita


"Rain, rain, fall, fall. So happy my big brother came with an umbrella to take me home." - Seita and Setsuko

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko and Seita


"I can taste so many flavors!" - Setsuko

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko


"We don't have a home. It was burned." - Setsuko

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko and Seita


"This will be the kitchen!" - Setsuko

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko


"Heard you can eat those, too." - Seita

Grave of the Fireflies Frog


"Look it's a hairpin." - Seita

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko and Seita


"Now, let's see a firefly show!" - Seita

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko


"Why do fireflies have to die so soon?" - Setsuko

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko


"I'm sorry! Please let go of me! Only wanted some sugar for my sick sister." - Seita

Grave of the Fireflies Seita


"Nutrition? But where do I get that?!" - Seita

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko and Seita


"Seita. Water." - Setsuko

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko


"I don't need anything. Please stay home with me. Don't go! Don't go! Don't go!" - Setsuko

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko


"Then, I'll never ever leave. I'll always be with you." - Seita

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko and Seita


"Seita. This is for you. It's steamed rice. Here's some cooked soy pulp. Please eat. You're not having any?" - Setsuko

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko


"See? It's watermelon. I didn't have to steal this either." - Seita

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko and Seita


"Seita. Thank you." - Setsuko

Grave of the Fireflies Setsuko and Seita


Too often we fail to appreciate the things we have now. Watching these children get genuinely happy with very simple things will move anyone, sometimes to the point of tears. Though human spirit may not always triumph in the end, Grave of the Fireflies proves that with the right people beside you, you will always find ways to be happy, even if you have nothing else left.

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Anime: Hotaru no Haka
Characters: SeitaSetsuko