Questions tagged [from-up-on-poppy-hill]

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Why did Umi only raise five flags "H-O-K-U-T" leaving out the O at the end?

About 35 minutes into the animated film, Umi raised these five flags: Shun, who was invited to Miki Hokuto's farewell party, understood the meaning of the signal flags: "H-O-K-U-T... Hokuto". What I ...
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What does the top flag mean on the Japanese theatrical poster of "From Up on Poppy Hill"?

In the Japanese theatrical poster of From Up on Poppy Hill designed and illustrated by Hayao Miyazaki, there is one flag before the two-letter signal (UW): The flag looks like that which represents ...
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What are the differences between Studio Ghibli's film adaptation and the original manga of "From Up On Poppy Hill"?

I could only find a one line synopsis of the manga on Wikipedia's entry on From Up On Poppy Hill: The main character, Umi Komatsuzaki, is a high school girl who has to grow up quickly when her ...