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17 April 1996 (USA) See more »
A young man gets involved in a near death traffic accident causing him to go forward 3 years into the future... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Jessica Calvello ... Hikaru (voice: English version)
Marcie Corder ... Grandma (voice)
Meredith J. Dahl ... Dancer A (voice)

Jason Douglas ... Kysuke Kasuga (voice)
Tôru Furuya ... Kyosuke Kasuga
Laura Gadbois ... Additional Voices (voice)

Tiffany Grant ... Manami Kasuga / Receptionist / Additional Voices (voice)
Matt Greenfield ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Brian Granveldt)
Eriko Hara ... Hikaru Hiyama
Kevin Hinnant ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Kevin Hinnaut)
Larry Koteff ... Additional Voices (voice)
Pam Lauer ... Shirley Anzai (voice)
Anne Mallory ... Madoka Ayukawa (voice)
Kelly Manison ... Girl ABCB / Madison's Sister / Additional Voices (voice)
Dave Nance ... Seiji Komatsu (voice)
David Nance ... Seiji Komatsu (voice)

Frank Page ... Moste / Additional Voices (voice)
Lorraine Reyes ... Additional Voices (voice)
Phil Ross ... Grandpa (voice)
Doug Smith ... Additional Voices (voice)
Steve Spurgat ... Mitsuru Hayakawa (voice)
Greg Stanley ... Kazuya Hatta (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ... Madoka Ayukawa
Kira Vincent-Davis ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Kira)
Brett Weaver ... Mr. Sugisawa, News ABCB Owner (voice: English version)

Directed by
Kunihiko Yuyama 
Writing credits
Izumi Matsumoto (manga)

Kenji Terada 

Produced by
Masamichi Fujiwara .... executive producer
Reiko Fukakusa .... producer
Masako Fukuyo .... producer (as Masako Fukyuo)
Chûji Nakajima .... executive producer
Yûji Nunokawa .... executive producer
Sharon Papa .... executive producer (english version)
Nobuhisa Sakata .... executive producer
Kiichirou Yamazaki .... producer
Mitsuru Ôshima .... producer
Original Music by
Yuki Kajiura 
Cinematography by
Toshiyuki Fukushima 
Film Editing by
Yasue Funami 
David Grundy (English version)
Shûichi Kakesu 
Art Direction by
Shichirô Kobayashi 
Sound Department
Mitsuyoshi Maruyama .... sound effects
Noriyoshi Matsûra .... sound effects
Animation Department
Takayuki Gotô .... character designer
Masuji Kigami .... animation director
Other crew
Masako Arakawa .... translator (English version)
Neal Barnes .... subtitle timing (English version)
Michiyuki Honma .... planner
Chris Hutts .... translator (English version)
Tatsuya Ishihara .... unit director
Umeo Ito .... planner
Toru Iwakami .... international coordinator (English version)
Haruo Sai .... planner
Hidehiko Takei .... planner

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Also Known As:
"Shin Kimagure Orenji Rôdo: Soshite, Ano Natsu no Hajimari" - Japan (original title)
"New Kimagure Orange Road: And Then, the Beginning of That Summer" - International (English title) (literal English title)
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95 min | USA:100 min

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This is the only anime of Kimagure Orange Road to be dubbed into English.See more »


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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
KOR returns to its whimsical roots, 29 September 1999
Author: Koishikawa Miki from Orange Road, Japan

Brilliant movie!

For those of you whose hearts were ripped to small shred by the first KOR movie, the second KOR movie is the perfect remedy! Whereas the first movie didn't even mention Kyosuke's ESP powers, the second movie revolves around them. The plot is wonderful and funny. Hikaru fans, this movie is the apology you have been waiting for. Yes, she does get over her obsession with Kyosuke :)

I highly suggest this movie, though I suggest you watch the first movie 'I Want To Return To That Day' first, cause this movie won't make any sense otherwise :)

Koishikawa Miki

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