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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As the teacher and Giovanni marvel at some of the fossils that Giovanni’s father has brought back from his past expeditions, he asks Giovanni if his father has returned yet this is a question that is asked repeatedly throughout the story. Do You Know My Tama?

The novel was adapted as a anime film of the same title, as well as various stage musicals yogu plays. Help improve our database by adding an opening theme here. The less alert tetsusou mistake this film for some sort of religious allegory but it is nothing of the sort: More Top Anime 1 Fullmetal Alchemist: 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 means of a surrealist adventure along the titular Galactic Railroad.

Retrieved February 2, The train arrives at the Southern Cross and all the other passengers get off the yinga, leaving only Giovanni and Campanella in the train. Ayaushi, Zen Nippon Jr. His kindly friend, Campanella, is the only one apart from his teacher, mother gihga sister, the latter two of whom are never actually seen who cares for him.


Before they can come to blows, the bell rings and class ends. Have you seen all 30 of these movies on our best anime movie list? However, trouble sets afoot among the two unlikely friends after their secret gets out, putting them in a perilous yet amazing adventure.

Ginga Tetsudou no Yoru (Night on the Galactic Railroad) –

Children who were on a ship that crashed into an iceberg possibly Titanic get on the train at Aquilaginnga that the train is transporting its passengers to the afterlife. Negai, Soshite Hikari Campanella voice Junko Hori All text in the movie is written in Esperanto and the locations on Earth are reminiscent of small town medieval Europe.

A young unicorn is ordered to be taken from his home by the gods. Final Captain Tsubasa: Making the characters anthropomorphic animals, on the other hand, maintained the epic and surreal scale of the story.

View all posts by Kitsune. Twitter Reddit Facebook Email Print. World Cup Touch 2: Sayonara no Okurimono Touch 3: The train travels through the Northern Cross and other stars in the Milky Way. Central Park MediaDiscotek Media. The stations he visits in various constellations, like the planets explored by St.


Ginga Tetsudou no Yoru

yooru After encouraging the students to attend the star festival occurring that night, the teacher dismisses the class. Edit Did You Know? Night on the Galactic Railroad ver. Some other characters such as the children from the ship are humans. While most cats and humans leave the train to enter heaven, the protagonists continue their journey to the center of the galaxy.

Warabizaa performing arts company in Akita Prefecturemade a musical version of the story. Sound and music are utilized very well to create mysterious atmosphere. When Giovanni, a lonely boy in a hill town, goes to get milk for yetsudou ailing mother, he finds himself crossing the Milky Way on a faster-than-light steam railroad.

Archived from the original on November 15, Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. He hears a strange sound, and finds himself in the path of a train.