Animated films and cartoons often have the connotation of children, but this is wrong. Here, ApkVenue wants to share 7 of the best animated films made for adults
Along with video games, animated films often take on childish connotations. Not a few, gang, even though it's an animated film made for adults.
Eits, don't be in a hurry to think dirty first, gang, adults. What Jaka means here is not because it's open but because the theme that is carried is indeed heavy and quite heavy.
Because the storyline is quite heavy and not easily digested by children, not everyone can enjoy this animated film.
Come on, admit it, you guys must have never, gang, felt touched when watching an animated film because the film had an interesting theme?
The 7 Best Animated Movies Made for Adults
Jaka is sure, based on the theme here, there must be many here who immediately think of films from Pixar like Wall-E or Up.
Both films can be enjoyed by adults but both films are actually made for children to enjoy.
For the films here, Jaka decided to choose films that were originally made for adults.
For those of you who are already curious, just continue reading, gang, for the 7 best animated films made for adults.
1. Only Yesterday (1991)
Studio Ghibli indeed already famous for their animated films which often raise heavy themes and Only Yesterday is one of those films.
Unlike other Ghibli films, Only Yesterday contains no fantasy elements and centers on the experiences of a 27-year-old woman named Taeko Okajima.
In this film, Taeko decides to leave Tokyo for a vacation in his hometown to help his brother-in-law's family farm.
This trip evokes some of his childhood memories that give this film a melancholy feel and is suitable for consumption for those of you of the same age
2. The Red Turtle (2016)
This dialogue-free animated film is a joint production of a German company Wild Bunch and Studio Ghibli.
The Red Turtle tells the story of a young man stranded on an island and his relationship with a red turtle he met on the island.
Like most movies arthouse Europe, The Red Turtle plot is slow and has some elements surreal inside it.
This film also uses a very minimalist approach and the message seems ambiguous but there are some interesting moments in the second half of the film.
3. Anomalies (2015)
In 2016, the gang, Anomaly managed to become the first film with an adult rating to be nominated as Best Animated Movies in Oscar Cup.
This film tells the story of Michael, someone who for some reason looks at everyone around him with the same face and voice.
Until one day, he met Lisa, a woman who in Michael's eyes, has a unique face and voice.
In addition to discussing the concept of the illusion of falling in love, this film also discusses other themes such as feelings of loneliness and depression that make this film suitable for adults.
4. Persepolis (2007)
Based on the graphic novel of the same name, Persepolis similar to Only Yesterday in that it revolves around past memories Marjane, the main character in this film.
What makes this film unique is the setting of Marjane's past which takes place in Iran who at that time was in the middle 1979 Revolution.
The film raises several themes that focus on Marjane's maturation, her departure to Europe, and Iran's transformation from a monarchy to an Islamic society.
So it's not only a heavy theme, gang, this film also requires you to know the history of Iran at that time to be able to digest this film.
5. A Scanner Darkly (2006)
A Scanner Darkly is one of the few films that uses the technique Rotoscope where is the recording live action converted into animation as above.
You can see the results for yourself, gang, because this film has style its own animation that can't be seen anywhere else.
For the theme, this film tells of a world where the use of illegal drugs is very widespread and the government's efforts to fight this epidemic.
It should also be noted, gang, that this film stars experienced actors like Keanu Reeves and Robert Downey Jr.
6. Isle of Dogs (2018)
A film that tells the story of a child's efforts, Atari, to save the dog may look funny but this movie is not suitable for children, gang!
Isle of Dogs has some violent moments and heavy themes such as references to tragedy Holocaust Jews in the hands of the Nazis in World War II.
Even so, a film made by a famous director Wes Anderson it contains a lot of comedic elements and a slick typical Wes Anderson visual appearance.
For those of you who have had a pet, the Atari story here is worth watching because this film also has a very touching ending.
7. The Wind Rises (2013)
Because this film starts with Ghibli, Jaka decided to end this list with Ghibli as well, gang.
The Wind Rises tell about Jiro Horikoshi, an engineer who designed several aircraft used by Japan in World War II, most notably the A6M Zero.
The theme raised in this film is very heavy because Jiro's dream to build an airplane was finally used to design a war machine.
Indirectly, Jiro's greatest success is the cause of death of many people and this issue is raised as the climax of the film.
In addition, this film also raises the love story between Jiro and Naoko which at first glance has parallels in the story Habibie & Ainun.
Well, that's it, gang, the 7 best animated films made for adults chosen by Jaka.
For Jaka, animation is just a medium, so the issue of whether an animated film is suitable for consumption by children or adults depends on who makes the film.
What do you think, gang? Have you seen any of the above films?
Or maybe you have your own movie recommendations that you've watched? Just share it in the comments column, gang!
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