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Yokohama 1963. Japan begins to leave the devastation of the Second World War and the new generations struggle to build a better future. Umi egrave; A 16-year-old girl lives with her grandmother and her brothers in a big house at the top of the 'Hill of Poppies', close to the port. She has two maritime reporting flags every day, as she had taught her the father of her disappeared. Shun Egrave; A 17-year-old boy, every morning arrives at the port with the adoptive father and sees the flags stand up. The two meet at school and start attending to tighten a very strong bond. But maybe he got told; Something pugrave; Of a deep friendship. In 2012 the hill of poppies egrave; Winner result in the category "Best animation of the year" at the Tokyo Anime Award and 35 'Japan Academy Award