11 Movies Like Whisper Of The Heart

Shizuku Tsukishima is a girl 14 years old who goes to Mukaihara Junior High School. There, she has a close friendship with Yoko Harada, who is also a student there. She enjoys reading books, especially children’s stories, and fairy tales, and she lives in a suburb of Tokyo with her parents, Asako and Seiya, and her older sister, Shiho.

On the evening of one of the summer months, she checks through the checkout cards in her library books and discovers that a person named Seiji Amasawa had previously checked out all of the books.

Similar Movies To Whisper Of The Heart

1: My Neighbor Totoro (1988)


In Japan during the 1950s, a university professor named Tatsuo Kusakabe and his two daughters, Satsuki and Mei, who are approximately ten and four years old, moved into an old house. This is done so they can be closer to the hospital where the girls' mother, Yasuko, is recovering from a long-term illness. When passing from light to dark areas of the house, one may catch a glimpse of the tiny, dust-like house spirits known as susuwatari. These spirits can…

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2: Wolf Children


Hana, a college student in Tokyo, experiences what she calls a "fairy tale love" with an unknown man. The father admits that he can change into a wolf, and the couple goes on to have two children, who are a hybrid of wolf and human; the daughter is named Yuki, and the male is named Ame. Shortly after, the children's father was murdered in an accident as he was foraging for food for the family. As a single mother, Hana…

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3: Spirited Away, 2001


Chihiro Ogino, age ten, is in the car with her parents and older brother when her father decides to cut the trip short and take a shortcut. The car carrying Chihiro's family stops in front of a tunnel that looks to lead to an abandoned amusement park. Despite Chihiro's protests, her father is adamant about going inside the tunnel and investigating the park. They come across a restaurant that appears to be deserted but is loaded with food, and Chihiro's…

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4: Princess Mononoke, 1997


One of the Emishi villages in Muromachi, Japan, is attacked by a monstrous demon. Ashitaka, the final Emishi prince, can end it before it can reach the hamlet, but not before it has the chance to grab hold of his arm and cast a curse on him. The curse gives him strength beyond a normal human being but also causes him anguish and will ultimately take his life. The people unearth the truth about the demon, which is that he…

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5: Howl’s Moving Castle 2004


On the way to see her sister Lettie, the oldest of three sisters, Sophie, a young milliner, had a chance to meet with a wizard named Howl. Sophie is the oldest of three sisters. Upon returning to her hometown, she runs across the Witch of the Waste, who uses her powers to age her to ninety years. Sophie decides to leave her house and travel throughout the countryside, hoping to remove the curse. She has an encounter with a real-life…

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6: Spirited Away


Chihiro Ogino, age ten, is in the car with her parents and older brother when her father decides to cut the trip short and take a shortcut. The car carrying Chihiro's family stops in front of a tunnel that looks to lead to an abandoned amusement park. Despite Chihiro's protests, her father is adamant about going inside the tunnel and investigating the park. They come across a restaurant that appears to be deserted but is loaded with food, and Chihiro's…

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7: Kiki’s Delivery Service


Kiki, a young witch in training, departs from her house accompanied by Jiji, her black cat, whom she communicates with. Kiki is just thirteen years old. She travels to the port city of Koriko on her broomstick by flying there. Tombo is pursuing her, a nerdy lad obsessed with aviation and admires her flying ability. This takes place while she is looking for a place to reside. In exchange for a place to stay, Kiki offers her assistance to Osono,…

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8: Children Who Chase Lost Voices


Asuna Watase is a little girl who is enrolled in elementary school. Ever since her father passed away, she has been compelled to mature early because her mother, a nurse, works long nights at a local hospital. Asuna enjoys her time alone by listening to the enigmatic music from the cat's-whisker receiver that her father gave her as a souvenir. She is sometimes joined by her favorite cat Mimi, who has peculiar red markings on her fur. One day, as…

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9: Only Yesterday


In 1982, Taeko Okajima was 27 years old, had never been married, and had spent her entire life in Tokyo, where she currently works at a corporation. She decides to go on another journey to the remote countryside to visit the family of her eldest sister's in-laws so that she can assist with the safflower harvest and get away from the hectic lifestyle of the city. She recalls memories of herself as a student in 1966 as she was on…

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10: Kiki's Delivery Service


Kiki, a young witch in training, departs from her house accompanied by Jiji, her black cat, whom she communicates with. Kiki is just thirteen years old. She travels to the port city of Koriko on her broomstick by flying there. Tombo is pursuing her, a nerdy lad obsessed with aviation who admires her flying ability. This takes place while she is looking for a place to reside. In exchange for a place to stay, Kiki offers her assistance to Osono,…

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11: Howl's Moving Castle


On the way to see her sister Lettie, the oldest of three sisters, Sophie, a young milliner, had a chance to meet with a wizard named Howl. Sophie is the oldest of three sisters. Upon returning to her hometown, she runs across the Witch of the Waste, who uses her powers to age her to ninety years. Sophie decides to leave her house and travel throughout the countryside in the hope that she might end the curse. She has an…