Here is the anime movies that hold special place in my heart and I believe in many other people hearts too. As the story is very mesmerizing, captivating, and remarkable. The depth of the story and characters, the beautiful arts, and the soundtracks leave impacts to our hearts. Overall, I learn a lot of wisdom from these movies ^^
Kimi No Na Wa
Kimi No Na Aa is a fantasy story released in 2017 that tells a story about Mitsuha Miyamizu and Taki Tachibana. Somehow, their soul unknowingly can switch to each other body many times. Every time they spend day in other body, they leave notes in their note or phone to tell each other. Suddenly, everything changed after a comet event that expected to pass close the earth in Mitsuha’s time and place. They never switch soul again. Then, Taki takes a journey to meet Mitsuha and find unbelievable facts. The movie is supported by the soundtracks made by Radwimps.
Spirited Away is an anime fantasy movie released in 2001. Eventhough it is the oldest compare to other movies that I recommend, the art and the story is really well done and remarkable. The story is about Chihiro Ogino, a ten-year-old girl who, while moving to a new neighbourhood, accidently enters the spirit world and found her parents are transformed into pigs by the witch Yubaba. As she does not have any choice, she takes the job to working in Yubaba’s baathouse to find a wat to cure her parents and return to the human world. In the meantime, she meets young boy named Haku who help her. This movie became the most successful film in Japanese history and get many positive feedbacks.
Summer Wars released in 2009 is an animated science fiction movie that tells the story of Kenji Koise, a timid eleventh-grade math genius who is taken to Ueda by twelfth-grade student Natsuki Shinohara to celebrate her great-grandmother’s 90th birthday. Gladly accept Natsuki’s invitation, he finds himself in the big house of Natsuki’s family in the village. He finds later that Natsuki’s family is an enormous family with enormous impacts all around the Japan. As he spends the time there, he is falsely implicated in the hacking of a virtual world by a crazy artificail intelligence named Love Machine. Kenji must repair the damage done to it and find a way to stop the rogue computer program from causing any further damage.
Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda
Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda which mean The Heart Wants to Shout is released in 2015. It tells a story of Jun, a girl whose words have been sealed away. She was once a very happy girl, but due to traumatic event in her childhood, she sealed her words. But, one day, she is appointed to become an executive member in which she and other executive members have to arrange an event. They decide to create musical event and June is appointed to play the main lead in the musical.
Bakemono no Ko
Bakemono no Ko stands for The Boy and The Beast is an action adventure fantasy film released in 2015. It tells the story of Ren a lonely boy after his mother died and his father left him before. A nine-year-old-boy Ren gets lost to the bakemono world and becomes the disciple of the bakemono Kumatetsu. He is being trained for 8 years in the bakemono world. After that, he is challenged by the darkness inside his heart while he struggles to spend his time in the human world and bakemono world and the battle of his master to become grandmaster in bakemono world.