From Up on Poppy Hill / Kokuriko-Zaka Kara

Yesterday, I finally watched another film of Studio Ghibli, “From Up on Poppy Hill” by Gorō Miyazaki, son of the great Hayao Miyazaki. The story takes place in Yokohama in 1963, which deals with  ‘Rise of Post-War Japan’ and the incoming Tokyo Olympics. Umi Komatsuzaki is a high school student who looks after her brother and sister and…