A young man gets involved in a near death traffic accident causing him to go forward 3 years into the future, where is is considered missing and everyone thinks he's dead. Will he be able ...
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Kyousuke Kasuga is a completely normal Japanese high school student, with two very big problems. The first is his complete and utter inability to choose between two girls, the bright, ... See full summary »
Kimagure Orange Road: The Movie is a feature film that takes place not quite this far into the characters' futures. It finds Kyosuke at 19 years old, being hit by a car and causing a rupture in time and space due to his psychic abilities.
A young man gets involved in a near death traffic accident causing him to go forward 3 years into the future, where is is considered missing and everyone thinks he's dead. Will he be able to get back to his proper time and stay faithful to the girl he loves? Find out in this epic conclusion to Kimagure Orange Road.
The Japanese word "Kimagure" can be translated several ways in English: capricious, whimsical, and unpredictable. "Orange Road" is where "ABCB cafe" is located, where Ayukawa Madoka worked part time. It is also where many events took place in the TV-series. See more »
I cannot adequately express the feeling I get when watching Shin Kimagure Orange Road. This film is powerful, beautiful and emotional, and inspires within the viewer a feeling of nostalgia and a longing for the caliber of love we see between Kyosuke and Madoka. However it's not your typical love story, as it also includes elements like time travel and psychic powers that complement the theme seamlessly. Top it all off with excellent animation, voice-acting (including the dub,) and an outstanding soundtrack and you have an irresistible anime movie.
It is said that this is not the best way to be introduced to the Kimagure Orange Road universe, but my exposure to this movie was the main reason I became a serious fan of the series. Even if you're not a fan of similar (if less mature) series like Ranma 1/2 and Tenchi Muyo, KOR is worth a shot -- it has obviously struck a chord with me.
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