WorldCat Identities

Shiraishi, Ayano

Works: 7 works in 28 publications in 4 languages and 1,535 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  War films  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Telephone directories 
Roles: Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ayano Shiraishi
Grave of the fireflies : Hotaru no haka by Isao Takahata( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Empire of the Sun crumbles upon itself and a rain of firebombs falls upon Japan, the final death march of a nation is echoed in millions of smaller tragedies. Seita and his younger sister Setsuko are two children born at the wrong time, in the wrong place, and now cast adrift in a world that lacks not the care to shelter them, but simply the resources. They are forced to fend for themselves in the aftermath of fires that swept entire cities from the face of the earth
Grave of the fireflies by Isao Takahata( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the aftermath of World War II bombing in Japan through the eyes of two orphaned children as they struggle to survive
La tumba de las luciernagas( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Spanish and Japanese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setsuko and Seita are brother and sister living in wartime Japan. After their mother is killed in an air raid they find a temporary home with relatives. They leave the city and live in an abandoned shelter. While their soldier father's destiny is unknown, the two depend on each other to keep a roof over their heads and food in their stomachs. When everything is in short supply, they gradually succumb to hunger and their only entertainment is the light of the fireflies
Hotaru no haka( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A devastating meditation on the human cost of war, this animated tale follows Seita (Tsutomu Tatsumi), a teenager charged with the care of his younger sister, Setsuko (Ayano Shiraishi), after an American firebombing during World War II separates the two children from their parents."--Wikipedia
Tombstone for fireflies by Xun Gaotian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two orphans in war-time Kobe, Japan, face fire-bombs, hunger, homelessness, and despair as the war and their lives come to an end
Die letzten Glühwürmchen by Isao Takahata( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Japan, 1945. Das Land steht kurz vor der Kapitulation, Hungersnöte und Bombenangriffe kosten viele Leben unter der Bevölkerung. Zwei Waisenkinder, der 14jährige Seita und seine kleine Schwester Setsuko, versuchen verzweifelt, in dieser Welt zu überleben - ein Ding der Unmöglichkeit. Aus dem gleichen Studio wie "Prinzessin Mononoke" stammend, beeindruckt dieser Film durch die gnadenlose Darstellung des Leids und der Hoffnungslosigkeit im Krieg
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.22 for Grave of t ... to 0.93 for Die letzte ...)