A Letter To Momo Analysis

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A Letter to the Summer A Letter to Momo and Summer Wars can be considered two very influential animated Japanese films, both of which have received multiple awards and nominations, including the Japan Academy in 2010 for Summer Wars and a nomination for the Japan Academy in 2013 for A Letter to Momo. Both Films deal heavily with the genres of family, drama, and comedy, although A Letter to Momo leans more into the supernatural genre and Summer Wars Leans more toward action and a nice touch of romance. Both movies are incredibly heartwarming, very thrilling at times, and you can find great messages from either movie; Family can come in all shapes and sizes, and that you should never give up on yourself or those around you. The main character of A Letter to Momo is Momo Miyaura, a junior high student, who is up-rooted from her life in Tokyo to live with her great aunt and uncle on a small island after the accidental death of her father. Clutching to an unfinished letter from her father that only reads “Dear Momo”. Momo goes through the film feeling regret towards the death of her father, as they had gotten into a fight the last time she saw him and she told him that she thought he was selfish and that…show more content…
In Summer Wars, Kenji and Natsuki’s family take on Love Machine in a Japanese card game called Koikoi to save Japan from a space probe that Love Machine had made fall out of orbit which would cause massive damage wherever it would land. Although the plots are different, they both share very similar themes in the way drama, loss of loved ones, acceptance of death of loved ones, as well as finding family in unlikely

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