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[Grave mainpage] Hotaru no Haka
(Grave of the Fireflies)


Synopsis - Introduction

This is a detailed synopsis of Grave of the Fireflies. Please do not read it unless you are absolutely sure that you don't mind spoilers.

This synopsis is meant to complement the movie, not to substitute for it. It is the author's sincere hope that this synopsis will interest you in the movie so that you will go and see it on video or DVD. For those who have seen it, the author hopes that this synopsis will help you to understand or remember the movie better.

Dialogue in the synopsis is based upon the English subtitles on the R0 DVD release from Central Park Media.

Grave of the Fireflies is the copyrighted property of Shinchosha, Tokuma Shoten, and other appropriate copyright holders. The synopsis and the images are here only for the purpose of encouraging interest in, and discussion about Grave of the Fireflies. The synopsis itself is the property of Kevin Johnson. If you wish to use or translate all or a part of it, please notify us first. Please do not publish this synopsis on your web page or publication without prior written permission.

Many thanks to Patrick Graydon for the images.

Read the Graphical Synopsis


Read the Text-only Synopsis (by Patrick Graydon)


Read the Text-only Synopsis (by ajnrules)

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