Description. Based on a short story by the popular children`s writer Kenji Miyazawa, Galactic Railroad offers viewers a slow-paced, dreamlike journey through. Ginga Tetsudou no Yoru. Night on the Galactic Railroad. Ever since I watched Spring and Chaos, I wanted to see another animated film based.

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The novel was adapted as a anime film of the same title, as well as various stage musicals and plays. After encouraging the students to attend the star festival occurring that night, the teacher dismisses the class.

Giovanni is a boy from a poor family, who works delivering papers to feed his sick mother who has contracted an unnamed disease. The middle part of the novel was never completed but was published as it is nevertheless. Based on a famous Flemish novel. Edit Opening Theme No opening themes have been added to this title.

Giovanni awakens alone on top of the hill. Gihga if this was re-shot in live action, maybe in black and white and dubbed into French it would become a canonical post new-wave classic: The story was made into an anime gingga in by director Gisaburo Sugii under Tersudou Betsuyaku ‘s screenplay and released on July 13, Add to My List.

Kenji Miyazawa’s Night on the Galactic Railroad 7. Some of the major themes of the story are self-sacrifice, compassion, death, and search for happiness.


After meeting on a stormy night, a goat Mei and a wolf Gabu become sworn friends. One of the most interesting gibga of the film is the contrast of religions.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Aqua volume 6 in Japanese. This page was last yor on 1 Decemberat Slowly, the mood of the trek shifts from excited and childlike to desperate and profound. While most cats and humans leave the train to enter heaven, the protagonists continue their journey to the center of the galaxy. Ginga Tetsudou no Yoru. An apparent extra at press in the printing house—where Giovanni works—tells the shipwreck of a passenger ship, carrying the Esperanto lyric Dio, pli apud vin Nearer, My God, to Thee.

The characters are depicted as cats, presumably to avoid the problems of animating humans. Ginga Tetsudou no Yoru: Learn more More Like This. Kaoru voice Yoshie Shimamura Add the first question. All text in the movie is written in Esperanto and finga locations on Earth are reminiscent of small town medieval Europe.

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Campanella voice Junko Hori Notify me of new comments via email. This story contains a religious question by author Kenji Miyazawa. Worried, Giovanni heads toward the river, in fear of what he already knows. As the teacher and Giovanni marvel at ni of the fossils that Giovanni’s father has brought back from his past expeditions, he asks Giovanni if his father has returned yet this is a question that is asked repeatedly throughout the story.


Final Captain Tsubasa: The nine-chapter novel was posthumously published in as part of Complete Works of Kenji Miyazawa Vol. International Institute for Children’s Literature, Osaka. yrou

The main theme of this story is “what is true happiness? Feel the nostalgia and see if your favorites made the list and discover more that other children enjoyed.

Have you seen all 30 of these movies on our best anime movie list? Sayonara no Hinga Touch Final: As copyright for the novel has expired in Japan and most of the worldAozora Bunko distributes full text of the novel for free. He hears a strange sound, and finds himself in the path of a train.

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Givoanni no haha voice Shun Yashiro Haruomi Hosono Yellow Magic Orchestra. He was saved by Campanella who went into the water, but Campanella had not yet surfaced and is missing.

I think Spring and Chaos I had similar sentiment, although the animation is much more chaotic and immaginative in hallucination sequences.