In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.
- Year: 1988
- Country: Japan
- Genre: Animation, Drama, War
- Studio: Studio Ghibli
- Keyword: sibling relationship, hunger, world war ii, wartime, shelter, adult animation, anti war, anime, orphan siblings, children in wartime
- Director: Isao Takahata
- Cast: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi, Kozo Hashida, Masayo Sakai