( Log Out /  Why am I only getting into Studio Ghibli movies after what feels like years since joining the Anime Community? I mean come on, that Marnie/Anna chemistry was glorious! She seeks her parents' approval constantly but is actually ignored by them and longs for a good friend just like Anna does. She’s an asthmatic who is sent to stay with her foster mother’s relatives by the seaside in the hope that the clear air will help her breathing. Everything went so out of control and at such an alarming rate that I was left with a billion question marks over my head and my jaw on the floor! So what was it? But we are not even close to done! And there it is Ladies and Gentlemen – The final course of 2020 – Ammonite has arrived! Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. they’ve already professed their love for each other on multiple occasions. What you hadn't expected was an old woman next to you who seemed oddly familiar. Now don’t get me wrong, everything started out pretty great. The groceries were the usual. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. It was all those deaths! But having lost to parts of her life, her own parents, her husband, and then her own daughter, Marnie just couldn’t keep holding on and her body let her rest in peace, forever! When Marnie Was There, yuri, Marnie are the most prominent tags for this work posted on March 9th, 2020. Well, I am still debating whether that was a wise decision or not! I have been through so many BAD END yuri titles I have even lost count! So up until after the moment when Anna said that Marnie was a figment of her imagination, someone she made up, I thought for sure that I was shipping a girl and her doll! Due to 12 y.o. Korean TV has nothing on the amount of drama in that third act! Hail Yukirin, Batman and Zack Snyder Actually now that I think about it, though this movie wasn’t a part of those movies I said I was going to be posting about these coming days, I am adding Marnie to that list right now. Enlightenment, I have attained it! The two kept delivering great chemistry and wonderful moments to the point of blurring the lines again! It just kinda stood out to me how jealous Anna got when Marnie went and danced with someone else and just her appearances and tomboyish nature. "Memories of Marnie" is not really a literal translation. ( Log Out /  Love, Eat and sleep Yuri Well she is young now but I am talking 0-2 years young! The thing is that even before we got to the third act and things were made clear, or more confusing in my case, not in the plot getting confusing but my feelings about everything this movie! Anna lives in the city (Sapporo) but she is sickly (Asthma). Anna is 12 so she should remember Marnie if they had met before. But then the other bombs had to drop because not enough drama apparently! Help me!!! I really like Marnie … So you can imagine my quandary of whether I should ship Marnie and Anna or think of this as a waste of time and never think of seeing another Ghibli movie. Then again I might not have to worry about that because from what I hear, this was potentially the studio’s last project, potentially, whatever that means! Plot Summary: Anna, a young girl living in Sapporo, is having trouble with her classmates. She likes to be alone, sketching. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Due to anxiety attacks, a doctor suggests that Anna move somewhere more relaxing. As the summer progresses, Anna spends more time with Marnie, and eventually Anna learns the truth about her family and foster care. She put the smile back on Anna’s face. I have been shipping Anna and her Grandmother all through-out this movie and right there my mind short circuited for an extended period of time! Due to asthma attacks, a doctor suggests that Anna move somewhere more relaxing. Seriously, like, what more can anyone of the community ask for?!! And after this, I don’t think I will be watching any more Ghibli movies, well, not until my yuri weakness is preyed upon once again! Hmm terrible is not the right word, though some might see it as such, nah, they would rather be in denial than consider that possibility. Many will deny having shipped the two when the bombs drop in their faces but it won’t change the fact that they shipped! However, the English release will be one of the first anime releases of 2021. The two get aquatinted and decide to keep their meetings a secret from everyone, which was kind of strange seeing that Marnie, who proposed the secrecy, went ahead and introduced Anna to not only her parents but there was a party on at the time and thus to a whole lot of people! Let’s get started~. March 25, 2015 by Black Gekikara 6 Comments. you cant hide this from me ghibli. Marnie is an intense psychological drama of the first order. The head of the Japanese noun phrase is unambiguously "Marnie", qualified by being the Marnie of someone's memory/ies. Yuri; aNIME INFO. Yes, Anna is Marnie’s granddaughter and Marnie is Anna’s Grandmother! Nothing! Sh… Jan 17, 2021 - Explore Melanie Andrews's board "Extra Characters", followed by 261 people on Pinterest. Sure it would have been sad if Marnie was just a ghost of a girls that died in that mansion on the lake side but what is new? Oh, and because it’s a super special occasion, there are also a few non-yuri awards handed out, but enough talking! Being that I’ll rarely watch English Dubs of any anime, I found the subbed version online. According to her, her and her parents have been there for a while. Learn how your comment data is processed. I can totally hear you dear Readers going ‘Look at all that gay! There is this Korean movie called ‘Doll Master’ in which a Doll Maker collects abandoned dolls one of which had a soul of its own and was totally in love with its owner that was all grown up by the time the movie takes place. Sure it wasnt what I wanted but GODDAM IT did it move my feels to the extreme!!!! Anna comes across a nearby abandoned mansion, where she meets Marnie, a mysterious girl who asks her to promise to keep their secrets from everyone. I am not one to talk a=because this movie has left me lost. Posted on December 29, 2019 by Rock The Vogt *** SPOILER WARNING *** Because it’s the end of the decade, we thought we had to have it go out in style by creating a star-studded award ceremony celebrating yuri’s best and brightest. Categories: Anime, Movie, When Marnie Was There | Tags: When Marnie Was There 思い出のマーニー | Permalink. When the two got to meet again after Marnie got better, which was years later and Emily is all grown up, Emily wasn’t of course very happy with Marnie thinking that she had abandoned her all those years. SAME i was rly :0 when they revealed that they were related which im pretty sure ghibli just threw in there at the last minute to maintain the “family friendly” label lmao. Share. I will read around and if they have tolerable amounts of drama or romance then I might bite. BUT thos I was hoping for a shoujo-ai or yuri the ending didnt disappoint me. Call When Marnie Was There a "yuri anime" or even imply Marnie and Anna have a Romantic Two-Girl Friendship. Ghibli has some great films. This left Emily’s daughter to be adopted by a family that was compensated by the wealth that Marnie’s family had. Emily’s father died of sickness and not being able to handle the loss, Marnie too went into a kind of sickness of her own and she had to leave Emily to live with someone else. Jul 10, 2020 - Explore Okuninushi's board "Yuri: Don't need anything else!" She wasn’t afraid to be really intimate with Anna and in turn Anna grew somewhat bolder when she was with Anna. ‘When Marnie was There’ is a 2014 Studio Ghibli movie written and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi. One day, Kazuhiko and Marnie went to the silo that Marnie was deeply afraid of, due to the maids' usage of the location to secretly abuse her. But even still, this movie kind of took things to the extreme! Then the ending threw me off, totally not what … A big round of applause! Well, that is a very good question because Studio Ghibli was not for me so why did I decide to jump over-board this time? She befriends Marnie. Marnie. If I wasn’t allergic to manga and visual novels (:P), this post would be even bigger, but as it is, there are over 30 awards up for grabs, so take a seat as we do our best Oprah impersonation and just hand out the honors. Marnie had a Japanese childhood friend with whom she got married and had a child named Emily. (chapter inspired by When Marnie Was There) You're at the store with Yuri and Victor buying the basic essentials while staying in the hotel. Mark my words! The movies have delivered! Details File Size: 2924KB Duration: 2.000 sec Dimensions: 498x280 Created: 12/20/2020, 8:59:35 PM They really had some real good moments that I can just imagine fics already falling off the trees despite the reality of everything! So when I saw that the latest Studio Ghibli movie, When Marnie Was There, was being released in the US, I decided to check out the trailer. Anyways the movie had very shoujo and yuri moments in itself. Oh yes, Anna is 12 years old BTW. If you need to contact us, feel free to write us an email: yurireviews@gmail.com. TOKYO (AP) — The coming-of-age story is familiar: A shy girl has problems fitting in and concocts an imaginary friend. Kazuhiko and Marnie spent a lot of time together, often sneaking out. on Pinterest. when Anna got jealous of Marnie's dancing partner which we all know who he is (for those who watched movie). Well get this, It was true that Anna had met Marnie before, when she was young, only a child. How could this possibly go wrong?’ Well my friends, it did, pretty fast actually, if you were a fast learner when it comes to seeing the hidden plot elements. Lesbian vibe from When Marnie Was There? Content Rating: PG (Mostly Appropriate for All Ages, Some Underage Drinking and Mature Themes) Related Series: None Also Recommended: A Letter to Momo, … lucario14 Apr 7, 2020 5:04PM Even if there was no yuri romance I still think it was an amazing story once the parents died, the Marnie had no family except for an infant Anna who didn't have time to meet growing up because Marnie died soon after that. Long Live Horror. Anna's asthma, she's sent to stay with relatives of her guardian in the Japanese countryside. Create a website or blog at WordPress.com, The Dream Series – The Moon's Grandness I. AKA: Omoide no Marnie ("Memories of Marnie"), 思い出のマーニー Genre: Atmospheric Supernatural Drama with Yuri Romance Elements Length: Movie, 103 minutes Distributor: Currently licensed by GKids. Marnie is the mysterious, young blonde girl that Anna meets at the mansion. When Marnie Was There, yuri are the most prominent tags for this work posted on July 17th, 2015. But I swallowed my fears and fought on. Anna loses her entire family and because no one wants her, she is sent to an orphanage with only her doll given to … Yuri; aNIME INFO. Here's how I see it: "Marnie of memories" is not really coherent English. Looks like Ghibli is following in Disney’s footsteps in tripping with our minds by making us consider these strange ships! Directors: James Simone, Hiromasa Yonebayashi | Stars: Sara Takatsuki, Kasumi Arimura, Nanako Matsushima, Susumu Terajima. 121.54.32.161 and Nihonjoe: There has been some to-and-fro on this. I actually kind of recommend it though it too was a BAD END (Because girls have to grow out of their dolls and all that) but again, what is new? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Even when the ghost rumour was proved true and Anna’s hallucinations were laid to bare, by her own words, I still pressed on, because there was like 20 or so more minutes left to go. Because it’s the end of the decade, we thought we had to have it go out in style by creating a star-studded award ceremony celebrating yuri’s best and brightest. You should try them even without yuri appeal. Who is the mysterious, blonde Marnie. Things got so ridiculously dramatic I had to exercise all my restraints to not stop watching this movie! Snacks, breakfast foods, and etc. Earwig and the Witch is the newest film from Studio Ghibli, arriving six years after their last feature, When Marnie Was There.Goro Miyazaki's all-CG animated film looks like an enchanting … So what exactly was revealed that was so terrible? And since they were told in the span of 10 or less minutes, that’s a lot of feels for any person to feel, and this was supposed to be a kids movie, right? And with that said, let’s get this thing rolling…. Marnie desperately wanted to meet Anna when she was older and wanted a friend because her life was so … Emily gets pregnant and elopes with her boyfriend but she soon has an accident! Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I mean Ghibli does family movies, doesn’t it? The film follows Anna Sasaki living with her relatives in the seaside town. Now to wait for that Frozen Fever and the rumoured sequel! I had nobody myself to blame for what was to come next. About half way, actually even before then, things were glimpsed of, things that creamed BAD END, when you caught those little things. It’s a must see, but it’s not a Disney-like film. Click to manage book marks. If Disney turns tail and decimate our Elsanna though, volcanos will be activated! While there, everything goes as planned and expected. The thing is that before then, the shipper in me was already getting drowned. The shows have delivered!… Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The film was adapted from a British children's novel. When Marnie Was There (Dub) Click to manage book marks. A round of applause for 2020 dear Readers! See more ideas about yuri katsuki, anime, yuri on ice comic. im pretty sure that if they hadnt mentioned that , there is NO WAY you could deny their feelings for each other. Okay, I mean I have shipped a girl and her doll before. Yes, I have done Godmother shipping with Princess Aurora thanks to Maleficent but I confess that this is uncharted territory even to me! The whole of /u/ is already victim! ), I think Anna’s better off in the long run, but she’s definitely going to need a bit of therapy/self-searching with the fact that she was gay for her dead grandma. Share with: Link: Copy link. I just lost my Studio Ghibli virginity and it has left me with a very odd feeling! Many fans actually went in thinking it was either one but the reveal that Marnie is Anna's grandmother as a Cute Ghost Girl has caused the idea to become a berserk button. Miyazaki loves the story. If she were younger, it seems she would look almost like you. Change ). Here is a bucket friends, in case you need it! Actually now that I think about it, though this movie wasn’t a part of those movies I said I was going to be posting about these coming days, I am adding Marnie to that list right now. Omoide no Marnie. See more ideas about yuri, anime, yuri anime. Well it might have to do with the fact that I was reeled in by the trailer, not to mention /u/ wouldn’t shut up about this during those trailer days so I figured I might as well add it to my wishlist. anna got jealous when marnie danced with kazuhiko. "When Marnie Was There" is the story of Anna (voiced by Sara Takatsuki), a 12-year-old girl who spends a summer with a mysterious girl named Marnie (Kasumi Arimura) at a house standing next to a marsh. This daughter turn out to be Anna! Marnie brought Anna out of her shell. Marnie was raised in the Marsh House when she was growing up in a seaside town. Moments that would make anyone watching ship these two like they were the first ever official Ghibli couple! It was a very good trailer and so of course I was interested in watching it. Type: Movie. But the more the story progresses the more doom I felt and still I pressed on! But shipping wasn’t the worst thing for me. Anyway enter the cutest of moments between the two. So yeah, a Granddaughter and their Grandmother. Tag Archives: When Marnie Was There Yuri Awards: Best of the Decade. ( Log Out /  One thing is for sure, No more Ghibli movies for me. So, why now? One more couldn’t possibly hurt! There she gets to meet Marnie, a foreigner’s daughter who lives in the mansion off to one side of the lake. Going back to Marnie, even their farewell scene, Marnie and Anna I mean, was like Anna was saying her goodbyes to her doll that she had loved so much when she was young and had lost until it appeared to her in opal form to apologise for leaving her (a twist where the doll is at fault) and I was actually kind of happy with that. But Ghibli is not Disney, and it can’t be simply classified as a ‘family films’ makers. You see, I am 100% sure for this is my first Ghibli movie but I have a feeling that this movie had the elements that make a movie Ghibli in more than name of the studio. I just lost my Studio Ghibli virginity and it has left me with a very odd feeling! Not even Disney would go that far! Things that pointed to Marnie wither being a figment of Anna’s imagination, or some kind of ghost from Anna’s past, which doesn’t make any sense. Marnie was indeed the blonde girl, she lived in that mansion offshore of the lake but that was waaaay before Anna was even born. The last third of this went by me like a white puffy cloud in a windy afternoon! (i mean come on, really? Her worried mother (who isn’t her blood mother but adopted parent) decides to send her to their relatives in the countryside where the air is clean so Anna could get better while there. They really should have stuck with Anna and Marnie and left Marnie as Anna’s doll spirit or something. ( Log Out /  Hummm, “When Marnie was There(2014)” is not yuri or yuri-ish. Not gonna fall for the same trap twice Ghibli, nope! But even if that time does come again, I will be treading extra carefully! Earwig and the Witch is a bit of a cheat since it premieres on Japanese TV on December 30th. It was what the trailer promised us. Yes, more feels just in case those you have had so far weren’t enough! This should tell you all you need to know about this movie before we even get started. When Marnie Was There - Studio Ghibli; lesbian characters? Kind of makes you question what secrecy she was on about, huh? As an example, one of their first masterpieces is Grave of the Fireflies. The film follows a young girl called Anna Sasaki. Type: Movie. For you see the whole mystery surrounding Marnie was revealed and I was lost as to what to feel! If they have a horror or action title, do let me know. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. ! You see, I kind of forgot that Ghibli was like the Japanese version of Disney. That would have been much better! I know that feel you are experiencing right now! She was often mistreated by the maids while her parents were out. There is only so much drama I can take before I have to close my eyes the rest of the movie and by the gods was there so much drama! Also the road to getting there was so confusing sometimes. You see Emily had given birth to a girl, whom Marnie decided to look after and swore to never let grow yup being lonely. When Marnie Was There 思い出のマーニー. It was a touching scene and I thought it was perfect for a kids movie. But I will probably have made up my mind by the time I finish writing this post. Eventually, she met a man named Kazuhiko. Plot Summary: Anna, a young girl living in Sapporo, is having trouble with her classmates. When Marnie Was There (Japanese: 思い出のマーニー, Hepburn: Omoide no Mānī, "Marnie of [My] Memories") is a 2014 Japanese anime drama film written and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, produced by Studio Ghibli for Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Hakuhodo DYMP, Walt Disney Japan, Mitsubishi, Toho and KDDI and distributed by Toho.It is based on Joan G. … Marnie X Anna When Marnie Was There Yu-...Shoujo Ai (let's say instead) Bet you didn't expect this Not saying anything other than watch this movie It's the last Hayao Miyazaki film and it's great I only saw it recently and I immediately started shipping these two just not in a "Yuri" way, per say Art©AliceMoonlight Adobe Illustrator You see in Anna’s old photos, she has this blonde doll with her that had the exact hair as Marnie’s. I swear at one point I thought that Marnie was a doll! Grandness I your Facebook account March 9th, 2020 hear you dear Readers going ‘ look at that. 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