TV-PG | | Animation, Biography, Drama
A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.
Keiji Nakazawa compiled the script in one week.
Has anybody ever eaten a worm?
Gen: Eaten a worm?
Shinji: Yeah, like this caterpillar.
Gen: I don't know, why?
Shinji: If they won't make you sick, then Mother could eat them.
When the boys are about to abandon Seiji, his hands are bare and his feet only partly bandaged. By the end of the scene, seconds later, his extremities are fully covered.
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