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Japanese HOTARU NO HAKA Full Candy TIN sealed fresh Grave of the Fireflies movie

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A report from Reuters notes that Sakumaseika cited rising production costs, a labor shortage and a drop in sales as reasons to go out of business.

This made sugar a luxury and sought-after item that was nearly impossible to obtain through legal channels unless it was provided by a person's employer. Although Setsuko realizes that she must ration her supply if she wishes to continue having her momentary escapes of happiness, it is inevitable that they will eventually all be gone. Information and statements about products are not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition. Established by confectioner Sojiro Sakuma in 1908 during Japan’s Meiji period, Sakumaseika produced the candy throughout the air raids of World War II.

The beautiful tin is rather an item that brings so many emotions and reminds me of that little baby who should had have a better life.

It is used by the brother as storage for his sister’s ashes when she passes away at the end of the film. When the Pacific War began in 1941, it became increasingly difficult for Japanese companies to access foreign products. After cremating Setsuko, Seita uses it as a means of holding her ashes, replacing the sweets that she once loved. However, Grave of the Fireflies does manage to end on somewhat of a happy note if the viewer remembers the start of the film. The one going out of business, though, is the one that makes Sakumashiki Drops, which are the candy seen in Grave of the Fireflies, and the company will be shutting down on January 20.Weitere Informationen darüber, wie wir Ihre personenbezogenen Daten nutzen, finden Sie in unserer Datenschutzerklärung und unserer Cookie-Richtlinie. Candy drops that served as a symbol of hope for war orphan Setsuko have been on sale for more than 100 years, but their end is near. So there’s always the chance that the company, or at least the Sakumashiki Drops brand, could see a revival at some future date.

All that and more, as you head to the office in the Gulf, pause for lunch in Hong Kong, or start your day in London or Johannesburg. When the sweets have all been eaten, Seita uses the tin to create sweet-flavored water that he offers to his sister. For now, though, fans of classic anime and/or classic candy might want to pick up a tin while they’re still available.After Setsuko’s ashes are thrown into grasslands by a patrolling officer (and Seita himself passes away), the two siblings are finally reconnected. Personalized advertising may be considered a “sale” or “sharing” of information under California and other state privacy laws, and you may have a right to opt out.

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