The animation of agvery ordinaryhyet
gvery specialhoriginal novel.
Even in the light novelgenre,glooking up at the half-moonh is notable forits unique approach.
lt doesnft utilizeany of the marketing ploys often found in other works, such asgSFh orgFantasyh.
Then what is the objective of animating this work?
The answer lies in itstheme oPDaily Life confronting Death".
The heroineC Rica, suffers from a heart condition and grapples with her inevitable death while the
The two meanderthrough each day, searching for the path they are meant to walk.0ne nightC
they escape from the hospital and Rica proclaims to Yuichi that she is
gready to 90 ahead with the surgeryjf That she isgready to diehc
ltis a portrayal of Rica and Yuichifsflux of emotions.The people around them weave a tale of
human drama. Theirgordinaryh hospital lifebecomes an gextraordinaryh drama.
This is the primary objective of4animating this story êê
Yuichi and YukafsgGraffitiof True Loveh.
Yuichi is unexpectedly hospitalized for hepatitis at Wakaba Hospital in the winter of his junioryear
in high school. As he recovers,Yuichi constantly escapes from his hospjtal room and is scolded
daily by Nurse Akiko. Then one day, Yuichi meets RicaC a girl his ageC who is hospitalized in the
adjoining win9CHe is instantly attracted to the beautiful RicaC but discovers she is insufferably
Yuichi is confused by her unreasonable behaviorCbut is drawn to her nevertheless.But when
Rica confides in Yuichi about her illnessChe understands the reason for her willfulbehaviorl@Rica
doesn't have long to livec