Tamako Love Story, Koe no Katachi Recommendations

Tamako Love Story
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Both Tamako Love Story and Koe no Katachi are directed by Naoko Yamada and produced by Kyoto Animation. Direction styles are distinctively her own, with use of cinematographic techniques and use of flowers as metaphors and right choice of music enhancing the experience. Tamako Love Story has a straightforward story although depth is added by the heroine's deceased mother and heroine's friend Midori whose role I would not disclose here (watch the movie. It's a modern classic). In Koe no Katachi, the themes are more dark and serious and an important side character, Ueno, is voiced by the same voice actress who played Midori- and   read more
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Tamako Love Story and Koe no Katachi both wonderful anime movies, and if you liked one I highly recommend you try out the other. They both benefit from the stunning direction of Naoko Yamada, who brings an irreplaceable sense of nuance to her works. You can tell that thought was put into the layers of each and every character, and Naoko's talent for subtlety expressing thoughts and emotions are well exemplified in these two movies. There is some overlap between the themes of the two movies as well, namely communication and lack thereof, and both have romance elements (though Tamako Love Story is much more   read more
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