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Akiyuki Nosaka, Writer of Grave of the Fireflies, Dies at 85
Akiyuki Nosaka, the Japanese novelist responsible for writing the short story "Grave of the Fireflies" died yesterday in Tokyo. At 85 years old, Nosaka was a survivor of WWII, a part of his life that had a direct impact on his writing for the rest of his life.
Probably his most famous work, Grave of the Fireflies, was adapted into a Studio Ghibli film in 1988. For anyone that hasn't seen it, you should. It is a sobering and sorrowful tale of the impact of WWII on children. Nosaka was well known for his stories about war for children.
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R.I.P. man, your movie gave me feels
2 years agoReply
R.I.P. I love that movie...so sad but his life must've been sad too...
2 years agoReply
Aw, rest in peace.
2 years agoReply
馃樋 So sad. We're losing so many great people these days. I hate it. Grave of the Fireflies was truly beautiful in a unique way.
2 years agoReply
Rest in peace sir
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