Only Yesterday Synopsis
Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her relatives in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years.
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Movie Reviews

Charming and Original

By rehmhc
A fine example of a animated made by adults for adults without any pandering towards the teenage or child demographic that most American animation seems to seek....

Coming of Age story

By mamy79
This movie follows one girl during 2 different periods in her life, it was both touching and funny....

Love this movie, especially in English!

By byrdbrainideas
I bought an English subtitled DVD of this movie about 10 years ago. I love this movie, but I absolutely hate subtitles!!! Now, I can actually watch this movie and see the great animation without...

Charming Period Piece and Slice of Life

By jchapman1984
While Studio Ghibli is most remembered for its fantastic, out of this world features, their slice of life movies are just as endearing. Only Yesterday offers a coming of age story that looks at two...

Moving and exciting all at once.

By directorspy
This film is truly a hidden gem among Ghibli's giants. Watching this movie is like taking a ride through your own childhood, your own memories. It allows us all to tap back into our youth and reflect...

love this movie!

By Stewartcm1
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Brilliant and exceptional for all women!

By lizhernandez1979
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Another highly underrated film

By linknavi1
This film was absolutely beautiful. Once again it's one of those few Studio Ghibli films that happen to be way underrated. The opening and ending soundtrack is beyond beautiful as well it makes the...

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Rated PG | For Thematic elements, some rude behavior and smoking.