After considerable commitment to anime, what an Otaku can look forward to? Well, the simplest answer is, get your time set for anime movies. Well, TOTT has prepared a well-versed list of slice-of-life anime movies, that you can match with your selections, or simply binge on the options this winter.
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TOP 8 Anime Movies That You Should Binge On(A Recommendation Guide From TOTT)
A Whisker Away
It is a sweet story that came out in 2020 on Netflix, that narrates down the struggle of a teenage girl and a boy, both happen to be classmates as well. The girl, Miyo Sasaki, portrays a disturbed middle schooler, surprisingly falls upon a Noh mask and transforms into a cat. This offers the kid to spend time with her crush through various times of the day. But there is definitely more, that you need to enjoy.
It is a directorial venture of Junichi Sato and it is written by Mari Okada. Well, you might have a feel while you watch the content, that this piece somehow slightly resembles the story of ‘The Cat Returns ‘ from Studio Ghibli. But this one is much more good, to be honest, than that of the Studio Ghibli story.
One of the best franchises that exist in the anime universe. The breathtaking storylines in the anime, narrate down real human life. From happy instances to depressing chores, human life is basically a roller coaster ride that gives you a taste of both worlds.
But Violet Evergarden is somewhat different from all the other animes that you watched. The serene picturesque views paired with the soothing background tunes will make you experience what the characters are going through. You will jump straight to the next episode to know the next story, to walk through the path that Violet is about to endure.
So, Kyoto Animation brings two more stories in the form of movies that once again just like the anime, steal our hearts. If you already watched the movies then you definitely know, what we are up to, right?
Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auotomemory Doll was launched back in 2019 and the next, Violet Evergarden: The Movie was aired in 2020. Both the movies have their separate magic and trust us you will love them.
N.B: Make sure that you go watch the 13 episode anime first before landing with movies from the franchisee.
Just get yourself a tissue box for you are going to witness what an emotional journey really means.
Flavors Of Youth
Although it is a Chinese movie, still includes the same in this list. Well, the plot is segregated into 3 different stories each showcasing a different perspective of life. However, each of the three plot points is thoroughly relatable. You will feel what each of the charters is going through. It is a 75 minutes movie which won’t take much from your daily schedule. Flavors of Youth is a directorial venture of Li Haoling which is produced by Yuuta Hori.
A Silent Voice
It is a 2016 movie that already made a notable name in the entertainment unite, with its emotional content right? But for those, who haven’t made it to the movie yet, make sure that you watch the piece as soon as you can. It is a heart-touching story of a boy who struggles through his experiences from his middle school to his high school, but his past ordeals from elementary school sure have some nasty story behind.
To learn more, make sure that you stream it and watch it today itself. The movie runs for 130 minutes which is directed by Naoko Yamada and is produced by Eharu Ohashi.
Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop
Another great movie that you should definitely watch. After a long day, this slice of life will generously make you happy. Although it takes a slow start, but if you remain patient with the beginning 20 minutes, you will definitely fall in love with this teenage romance. It is an 87-minute long anime movie that is directed by Kyohei Ishiguro and is produced by Yoshimoto Ishikawa.
The Garden Of Words
A sweet movie that represents that age is just a number when the subject of love jumps in. Two strangers eventually become friends in a very short span of time. However, their real-life complicates their relationship and separate the longing soul away from each other. Though the anime movie comes with an uncertain ending, still, you will love watching the emotional build-up that Makoto Shinkai presents in this 46 minutes plot.
Since it is a very old movie, many of you have definitely watched it by now, however those who did not, make sure that you watch the same. Do let us know what do you feel, in the comment section below.
5 Centimeters Per Second
This is one of those slice-of-life anime movies that say, humans, grow apart if there is no communication. Who you may have loved as a kid may not be the love of your life any longer. You grow, you understand and you change. Though a bit harsh for those sensitive souls out there, but still a great movie to watch after a long day.
A very relatable anime movie that won’t disappoint you. This old movie came out in 2007 that runs for only 65 minutes and is again directed by Makoto Shinkai, who also wrote and produced this anime movie.
Again a 2013 movie that is love. Though superficially, the movie is a slice of life, its hidden sci-fi touch is the essence of the plot. The movie represents a technologically well-versed timeline where robots can take up human form. The movie takes only 60 minutes of your time but leaves an enticing after-effect.
It is a directorial venture of Ryotaru Makihara which is produced by George Wada.
Well, these are our top choices from all the slice-of-life anime movies that have actually made us cry and smile in our ME TIME. Don’t forget to let us know what’s your top slice of life anime movies, in the comment section below.
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