My favourite Anime Movies

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Thought I’d share my three favourite anime movies.

Each have their own memorable story.

As you know this blog is affiliated with Amazon. However, the movies listed below are ones I do genuinely enjoy and I hope you will too.

Click here to purchase WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE

Why did I like it?
This movie will haunt you for days after watching it. This is a story that embraces many emotions and some difficult subjects in a subtle way. There is also a twist … that you know will come but you just can’t put your finger on how exactly this movie ends.

So what is it about?
Twelve-year-old Anna believes she sits outside the invisible magic circle to which most people belong, and shuts herself off from everyone around her. Sent to rural Hokkaido to stay in a sleepy town by the sea, she dreams her days away amongst the marshes and finds herself strangely drawn to the enigmatic house which sits upon the edge there. This is where she meets the enigmatic Marnie, and a powerful friendship begins…
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Why did I like it?
This movie really does a number with your head. I had to watch it a couple of times as it made you go what the heck just happened! I don’t want to ruin it but there is a twist you won’t see coming!

So what is it about?
Kurumi s heart was broken by the sudden death of her boyfriend in a tragic airplane accident. Forced to carry on without her beloved Hal, she fell into a reclusive and joyless existence. Kurumi had given up on the world, but a brilliant scientist devised a plan to win her back. By melding futuristic technology with the binary equivalent of human emotion, they created an ultra-lifelike robotic surrogate to take Hal s place and lure Kurumi from her shroud of solitude. Resistant at first, this shattered beauty slowly yielded to her feelings of longing and took comfort in the company of a robot. Though their unique bond grew stronger with each passing day, Kurumi and Hal would soon discover that nothing about their artificial love story was quite as it seemed. 

You can purchase though the link here GARDEN OF WORDS, THE

Why did I like it?
For starters the animation is gorgeous. The rain and the garden has incredible detail. The depth of this story in just under 1 hour is also incredible. Keep a box of tissues nearby .. you will need them.

What is it about?
When Takao, a young high school student who dreams of becoming a shoe designer, decides to skip school one day in favour of sketching in a rainy garden, he has no idea how much his life will change when he encounters Yukino. Older but perhaps not as much wiser, she seems adrift in the world. Despite the difference in their ages, they strike up an unusual relationship that unexpectedly continues and evolves, with random meetings in the same garden on each rainy day. But the rainy season is coming to a close and there are so many things still left unsaid and undone between them. Will there be time left for Takao to put his feelings into actions and words? Between the raindrops, between the calms in the storm, what will blossom?

So what is your favourite movie? Comment below!

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  1. Hal seems pretty interesting! I think I’ll check it out. I remember crying so hard at 1 am while watching garden of word, that was a good one.

    If I had to pick an a favorite movie I would probably go with “The Night is Short, Walk on girl” because it’s honestly one of the trippiest movies I have watched but it’s amazing nevertheless.

    Other than that probably ” A Silent Voice”, “Your name”, ” Wolf Children”, and “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time”.


  2. The Garden of Words is stunning. A very powerful story with magnificent art. I actually haven’t seen the others. Your Name was great. Asagao to Kase-san left me happy and bubbling for days. And you can’t list the best anime movies of all time without including Totoro and Spirited Away.


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