Movies directed by Isao Takahata

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    I have watched this movie twice. The first time was the last time on .


    A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister's struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

  • Panda! Go Panda!

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .


    When her grandmother goes away on a trip, 7-year-old Mimiko stays at home by herself in her small, friendly village, unafraid of burglars. When she arrives back home from the train station where she saw her grandmother off, she discovers she has a visitor-a baby panda. She quickly makes friends with the young panda and names it Pannie. She later meets Pannie's father, a large panda she calls Papanda. She dubs Pannie her son and Papanda her father, and the three become a happy family with their own big adventures.

  • Panda! Go Panda!: Rainy Day Circus

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .


    Mimiko and the pandas meet a ringmaster and one of his cronies, who were searching for something in their home. Panny finds what the ringmaster was looking for: a baby tiger named Tiny.

  • Pom Poko

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .


    A community of magical shape-shifting raccoon dogs struggle to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by urban development.