I realized that I never showed the trailer for Grave of the Fireflies. So here we are. The haunting, beautiful musical theme by Michio Mamiya will ring in your ears for....well, just how long do you plan on living? This is one of the greatest musical scores in the cinema.
A short note: Michio Mamiya has also worked with Takahata on Horus, Prince of the Sun, Gauche the Cellist, and The Story of Yanagawa Waterways. His main Yanagawa theme is a flute composition that is strikingly familiar to his theme for Grave of the Fireflies.