PG | | Animation, Drama, Family
A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
There is a lot of evidence that the movie takes place in 60s Japan. The song "Sukiyaki (Ue o Muite Arukou)" plays in the background twice, which was released in 1961 in Japan. There're posters for Tokyo's 1964 Olympics.
There's no future for people who worship the future, and forget the past.
Although the movie takes place in the early 1960s, the "Coke" sign over the store (at around 6 mins) has a swoosh. That didn't become part of the Coca-Cola logo until 1969.
When Umi and Shun board the ship to find out the truth about their parentage, there is a shot that shows a red sign saying "Ghibli" on the front of the ship.
$57,585 (USA) (17 March 2013)
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