20 Movies Like Anime Whisper Of The Heart

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro
My Neighbor Totoro
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 86 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Awards: 5 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“My Neighbor Totoro” is a heartwarming animated film about two young sisters who befriend a gentle forest spirit named Totoro while their mother is sick in the hospital. Together, they embark on magical adventures and learn the importance of family, friendship, and the wonders of nature.

Kiki’s Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service
Kiki's Delivery Service
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 4 wins
Writer: Eiko Kadono, Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma
Language: Japanese, English
Country: Japan
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“Kiki’s Delivery Service” is a coming-of-age film about a young witch named Kiki who moves to a new town and starts a delivery service using her flying broomstick, discovering her independence and finding her place in the world along the way.

The Cat Returns

The Cat Returns
The Cat Returns
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 75 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Aoi Hiiragi, Reiko Yoshida, Cindy Davis
Actors: Chizuru Ikewaki, Yoshihiko Hakamada, Aki Maeda
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“The Cat Returns” is a Japanese animated film about a young girl named Haru who saves a cat and gets caught up in a magical adventure in the cat kingdom. With the help of a dapper cat named Baron, Haru must navigate a whimsical world and find her way back home.

From Up on Poppy Hill

From Up on Poppy Hill
From Up on Poppy Hill
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 6 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Tetsurô Sayama, Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa
Actors: Sarah Bolger, Chris Noth, Anton Yelchin
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“From Up on Poppy Hill” is a coming-of-age drama set in 1963 Yokohama, Japan, following the story of two high school students who navigate their complex feelings for each other while working together to save their school’s clubhouse from demolition.”

Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday
Only Yesterday
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Hotaru Okamoto, Yuuko Tone, David Freedman
Actors: Miki Imai, Toshirô Yanagiba, Yoko Honna
Language: Japanese, Bulgarian
Country: Japan
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“Only Yesterday” is a Japanese animated film that follows a 27-year-old woman named Taeko as she reflects on her childhood memories while on a trip to the countryside. It explores themes of nostalgia, self-discovery, and the complexities of growing up.

When Marnie Was There

When Marnie Was There
When Marnie Was There
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 18 nominations total
Writer: Joan G. Robinson, Keiko Niwa, Masashi Andô
Actors: Sara Takatsuki, Kasumi Arimura, Nanako Matsushima
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“When Marnie Was There” is a Japanese animated film about a young girl named Anna who discovers a mysterious friendship with a ghostly girl named Marnie, as they uncover secrets about their past and find solace in each other’s company.”

The Secret World of Arrietty

The Secret World of Arrietty
The Secret World of Arrietty
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 12 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Mary Norton, Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa
Actors: Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“The Secret World of Arrietty” is a Japanese animated film that follows the story of a young borrower named Arrietty, who lives secretly in the walls of a house and befriends a human boy named Sho. Together, they navigate the challenges of their different worlds while forming a deep bond.

Ponyo

Ponyo
Ponyo
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 12 wins & 20 nominations
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki, Melissa Mathison
Actors: Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson
Language: English, Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Ponyo” is a Japanese animated film about a young goldfish who befriends a human boy and desires to become human herself. As they embark on an enchanting adventure, their bond is tested by the forces of nature and the balance between the human and underwater worlds.

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 12 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Yasutaka Tsutsui, Satoko Okudera
Actors: Riisa Naka, Takuya Ishida, Mitsutaka Itakura
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“The Girl Who Leapt Through Time” is a Japanese animated film about a high school girl named Makoto who gains the ability to time travel. As she uses her newfound power, she learns about the consequences of altering the past and the importance of appreciating the present.

A Letter to Momo

A Letter to Momo
A Letter to Momo
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 3 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Hiroyuki Okiura, Joe Deasy, Stephanie Sheh
Actors: Karen Miyama, Yuka, Daizaburo Arakawa
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“A Letter to Momo” is a heartwarming animated film about a young girl named Momo who moves to a remote island with her mother and discovers three mischievous spirits who help her reconnect with her late father. As Momo embarks on a magical adventure, she learns about love, loss, and the importance of family.

Summer Wars

Summer Wars
Summer Wars
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: 10 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Mamoru Hosoda, Satoko Okudera
Actors: Ryunosuke Kamiki, Nanami Sakuraba, Mitsuki Tanimura
Language: Japanese, English
Country: Japan
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“Summer Wars” is a Japanese animated film that follows a high school student named Kenji as he becomes entangled in a virtual world called OZ, where he must help prevent a rogue artificial intelligence from causing chaos and destruction in both the virtual and real worlds.

Wolf Children

Wolf Children
Wolf Children
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: 19 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Mamoru Hosoda, Satoko Okudera
Actors: Aoi Miyazaki, Takao Osawa, Haru Kuroki
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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The Wolf Children movie is about a young woman named Hana who falls in love with a werewolf and has two half-human, half-wolf children. The film follows Hana’s journey as she raises her children and navigates the challenges of their unique identities.

The Garden of Words

The Garden of Words
The Garden of Words
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
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Runtime: 46 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Makoto Shinkai
Actors: Miyu Irino, Kana Hanazawa, Fumi Hirano
Language: Japanese, English
Country: Japan
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“The Garden of Words” is a Japanese animated film that tells the story of a chance encounter between a young aspiring shoemaker and a mysterious woman in a garden. As they continue to meet in the garden during rainy days, they form a deep connection and help each other find solace and inspiration in their respective lives.

Your Name

Your Name
Your Name
Internet Movie Database: 8.9/10
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Runtime: 22 min
Genre: Short
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: N/A
Language: N/A
Country: Japan
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“Your Name” is a Japanese animated film that tells the story of two teenagers, a boy from Tokyo and a girl from a rural town, who mysteriously swap bodies and embark on a journey to find each other and uncover the truth behind their connection. As they navigate through time and space, their bond deepens, leading to a heartwarming and bittersweet tale of love, fate, and destiny.

The Boy and the Beast

The Boy and the Beast
The Boy and the Beast
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Mamoru Hosoda
Actors: Koji Yakusho, Aoi Miyazaki, Shôta Sometani
Language: German, Portuguese, Italian, English, Spanish, French, Japanese
Country: Japan
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“The Boy and the Beast” is a Japanese animated film directed by Mamoru Hosoda. It tells the story of a young boy who stumbles upon a hidden world of beasts, and becomes the apprentice of a gruff warrior beast as they embark on a journey of self-discovery and friendship.

Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Mary and the Witch's Flower
Mary and the Witch's Flower
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Awards: 8 nominations
Writer: Mary Stewart, Riko Sakaguchi, Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Actors: Hana Sugisaki, Ryunosuke Kamiki, Yûki Amami
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“Mary and the Witch’s Flower” is a fantasy animated film about a young girl named Mary who discovers a magical flower that grants her extraordinary powers for one night, leading her on a thrilling adventure through a hidden world of witches and magic.

Lu Over the Wall

Lu Over the Wall
Lu Over the Wall
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Reiko Yoshida, Masaaki Yuasa, Stephanie Sheh
Actors: Kanon Tani, Shôta Shimoda, Minako Kotobuki
Language: Japanese, English, Italian, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Country: Japan
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“Lu Over the Wall” is a Japanese animated film about a young boy named Kai who befriends a mermaid named Lu, leading to a series of magical and transformative adventures in a small fishing town.”

Mirai

Mirai
Mirai
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 36 nominations total
Writer: Mamoru Hosoda
Actors: Rebecca Hall, Daniel Dae Kim, Koji Yakusho
Language: Japanese, English
Country: Japan
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The Mirai movie is about a young boy named Kun who encounters magical encounters with his future family members, including his younger sister from the future, helping him learn to cope with the changes in his life. Through these encounters, Kun learns about love, family, and the importance of cherishing the present.

Weathering with You

Weathering with You
Weathering with You
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 6 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Makoto Shinkai
Actors: Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori, Tsubasa Honda
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan, China
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“Weathering with You” is a Japanese animated film that follows the story of a teenage boy who meets a girl with the ability to control the weather, and together they navigate a world of love, friendship, and the consequences of altering the natural order. The film explores themes of climate change, the power of human connection, and the sacrifices one must make for the greater good.

Children of the Sea

Children of the Sea
Children of the Sea
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Daisuke Igarashi, Hanasaki Kino
Actors: Mana Ashida, Hiiro Ishibashi, Seishû Uragami
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan, China, Hong Kong
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“Children of the Sea” is a visually stunning anime film that follows a young girl named Ruka as she becomes entangled in a mysterious and magical underwater world, where she discovers her connection to two enigmatic boys raised by dugongs and their connection to the sea.”

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