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Old 2012-03-04, 11:22   Link #21
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What a beautiful short movie, totally loved the story, scenery and both characters, it's pretty much a given being huge fan of Natsume Yuujinchou.

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Old 2012-03-05, 21:23   Link #22
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Everything was just stunning. I can't even begin to describe how absolutely beautiful this movie was. I just found this randomly on the home page of animeseason and tried watching it as a form of procrastination, but soon I was falling in love. The style of animation, the music, and the story came together wonderfully.

The only problem I have with this, and I know someone mentioned this earlier, is that the final scene was just so...I dunno...rushed?

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Old 2012-03-11, 02:21   Link #23
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I actually found that scene to be quite well done. As someone else has previously mentioned, it was initially surprising to see it end the way that it had - with no prelude, warning, or build-up (yes, I like to be redudant. : )).

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Hotarubi no Mori e was a short, but soothing film. It encompasses everything I love about Natsume Yuujinchou, and is a refreshing departure from the current glut of forgettable animation that plagues the Japanese market.

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Old 2012-03-11, 05:06   Link #24
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Started watching this not knowing it was same staff as Natsume since I just read the plot summary. But the second I saw the character designs and heard the music I quickly realized it and was overjoyed. This movie definitely didn't disappoint.

I really love these slower paced peaceful animes. There's hardly any surprise with the story and not overly dramatic but they always feel so powerful after I finish watching them.

Hopefully we keep getting animes like this, Natsume and Aria.
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Old 2012-03-11, 14:09   Link #25
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I read the manga and cried. I watched this movie and cried even more. I am not disappointed with how this was animated and was not surprised that the movie was short, for the manga was not all that many pages either (I think it was just a chapter in the collection of short stories?). Like someone said previously, there was no prologue or epilogue in the manga, not that i remember/know of. The way they animated the ending was really beautiful. Definitely will not forget about this.
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Old 2012-03-11, 16:31   Link #26
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Really lovely little movie. All there is to say. I am not fond of someone falling in love with a kid they saw grow up but this movie made me stomach even that.
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Old 2012-03-11, 19:52   Link #27
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Damn. Just remembering the show while writing this comment brought tears to my eyes again.
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Old 2012-03-18, 17:50   Link #28
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Old 2012-06-09, 11:30   Link #29
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Forgive the bump, but I finally watched this.

I was really looking forward to it when it was initially announced, yet I somehow completed missed its release... Better late than never, I suppose. I would have hated to miss this wonderful movie.

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Old 2012-06-19, 07:28   Link #30
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Oh man, this was fantastic. It wasn't too short, but it fortunately wasn't dragged out to meet a standard movie length. I'd easily recommend this to anyone.
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