Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday (1991)

I’m going on a trip with Me.

  • Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1991-07-20
  • User Rating: 7.342/10 from 830 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 59min
  • Language: 日本語
  • Production Company: Studio Ghibli
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Director: Isao Takahata
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It’s 1982, and Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her family in the countryside, where she begins to reconnect to forgotten longings. In lyrical switches between the present and the past, Taeko contemplates the arc of her life, and wonders if she has been true to the dreams of her childhood self.

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  • Miki Imai

    as Taeko Okajima (voice)
  • Toshirō Yanagiba

    as Toshio (voice)
  • Yoko Honna

    as Taeko (voice)
  • Mayumi Iizuka

    as Tsuneko Tani (voice)
  • Masahiro Itou

    as Father (voice)
  • Chie Kitagawa

    as Taeko's Grandmother (voice)
  • Yoshimasa Kondo

    as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Yuuki Masuda

    as Hirota (voice)
  • Yuki Minowa

    as Yaeko (voice)
  • Michie Terada

    as Mother (voice)
  • Yorie Yamashita

    as Nanako (voice)
  • Ichirō Nagai

    as Torahige (voice)
  • Issey Takahashi

    as Additional Voices (voice)
Production Hayao Miyazaki Executive Producer
Directing Isao Takahata Director
Writing Isao Takahata Writer
Production Toshio Suzuki Producer
Editing Takeshi Seyama Editor
Production Yasuyoshi Tokuma Producer
Art Yōji Takeshige Background Designer
Camera Hisao Shirai Director of Photography
Visual Effects Katsuya Kondo Animation Director
Production Nozomu Takahashi Production Manager
Art Kazuo Oga Art Direction
Sound Katsu Hoshi Original Music Composer
Visual Effects Yoshifumi Kondō Animation Director
Art Nizou Yamamoto Background Designer
Writing Yoshiyuki Momose Storyboard
Sound Suzanne Goldish ADR & Dubbing
Visual Effects Masaaki Endou Animation
Visual Effects Shinya Ohira Animation
Visual Effects Michiyo Yasuda Color Designer
Visual Effects Yoshiharu Sato Animation Director
Sound Kazuhiko Ikai Sound Effects Editor