From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)

Based on a 1980s manga, Kokurikozaka kara, From Up on Poppy Hill tells the story of a high school girl named Umi Matsuzaki who lives in a boarding house near the Port of Yokohama in 1960s Japan. Directed by Goro Miyazaki (son of Hayao Miyazaki), it premiered in Japan on July 16, 2011. After 2 years from its initial release, an English dubbed version of the film will be released on March 29, 2013 in the United States. The film has received positive feedback by critics and won the 35th Japan Academy Prize “Animation of the Year” award in 2012. Below are the Japanese (with subtitles) and English trailers. Enjoy!