Description. Based on a short story by the popular children`s writer Kenji Miyazawa, Galactic Railroad offers viewers a slow-paced, dreamlike journey through. Ginga Tetsudou no Yoru. Night on the Galactic Railroad. Ever since I watched Spring and Chaos, I wanted to see another animated film based.

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Slowly, the mood of the trek shifts from excited and childlike to desperate and profound. The stations he visits in various constellations, like the planets explored by St.

The teacher then asks Campanella, but he intentionally does not answer in order to save Giovanni from even more ridicule from his peers.

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Based upon the short children’s work of the same name by Kenji Miyazawa the tale is ostensibly of a young cats Giovanni coming to terms with death by yiru of a surrealist adventure along the titular Galactic Railroad. Givoanni no haha voice Shun Yashiro Giovanni’s revelation at the end seems more a triumph of moral philosophy.

When Giovanni, a lonely boy in a hill town, goes to get milk for his ailing mother, he finds himself crossing the Milky Way on a faster-than-light steam railroad. Yes No Report this. While most cats and humans leave the train to enter heaven, the protagonists continue their journey to the center of the galaxy.


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Learn more More Like This. Email required Address never made public. This story contains a religious question by author Kenji Miyazawa.

Haruomi Hosono Yellow Magic Orchestra. He hears a strange sound, and finds himself in the path of a train.

Ginga Tetsudou no Yoru

Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Retrieved from ” https: Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video. Beautifully scripted, animated and immaculately directed by Sugii Gisaburo, Night on the Galactic Railroad is one of the unsung masterpieces of cinema.

Edit Storyline On the night of a cat village’s Festival of the Stars, a kitten and his friend go on an celestial journey on a magical space locomotive. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Archived from the original on November 15, The train travels through the Northern Cross and other stars in the Milky Way.


Giovanni sulks as he accepts that he cannot go to the festival because of his responsibilities at home. Ayaushi, Zen Nippon Jr. After meeting on a stormy night, a goat Mei and a wolf Gabu become sworn friends.

Giovanni’s worries prove true, as Campanella’s father gives up searching for his son, who he believes to have drowned.

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His kindly friend, Campanella, is the only one apart from his teacher, mother and sister, the latter two of whom are never actually seen who cares for him.

The story was made into an anime film in by director Gisaburo Sugii under Minoru Betsuyaku ‘s screenplay and released on July 13, In this thread, you’ll find a comprehensive list of anime licensed in the first quarter Jan-Mar of An innocent lamb learns about life and death when he seeks revenge upon the wolf who slaughtered his mother.

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