Goodbye, Don Glees! – Movie Review
Director: Atsuko Ishizuka
Writer: Atsuko Ishizuka (Screenplay)
Cast (Voice Talents)
- Natsuki Hanae
- Yuki Kaji
- Ayumu Murase
- Kana Hanazawa
- Rino Sashihara
Plot: During an unusual summer vacation in Iceland, the DonGlees boys discover a treasure.
Runtime: 1 Hour 35 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Goodbye, Don Glees starts as three teenage friends Roma, Toto and Drop find themselves in the middle of a massive scandal. Determined to prove their innocence they head into the woods to prove they aren’t behind the crime.
The three go on an adventure through the forest in search of their drone. This brings them closer than ever, in what could be one of their last adventures before stepping into adulthood.
Verdict on Goodbye, Don Glees
Goodbye, Don Glees is an animated coming-of-age tale. Following three friends that are facing an uncertain future after becoming suspects in a crime. They set out on one more adventure together to clear their names and uncover the truth. In reality, what they find changes their lives forever.
This is a beautiful anime, using coming-of-age storytelling to bring us a touching emotional story. It feels like an adventure designed to help people find themselves in the world. The emotional levels going on throughout the movie are brilliant. It has the true delight of adventure and the distraught of seeing life change in front of your eyes.
Like many anime movies, this movie gets everything down perfectly. It looks beautiful, has relatable characters and leaves you with an emotional punch.
Goodbye, Don Glees! Is releasing exclusively in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from 30th November 2022.
Final Thoughts – Goodbye, Don Glees is a beautiful anime with an emotionally packed story.