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Nazo no tenkousei (1998)

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Konoike (voice)
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Jessica Calvello ...
Mayumi Iwase (voice)
Shannon Conley ...
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Koichi Iwata (voice)
Masami Horiuchi ...
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Dai Kanai ...
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Chiharu Niiyama ...
Midori Kagawa
Ken Nishida ...
Dr, Konoike
Yasue Satô ...
Mayumi Iwase
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Thoughtful and Unusual
14 January 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very unusual film. At first it seems like a young adult production, but, the dense, sometimes complicated dialog and lack of action makes this seem unlikely. As stated by another reviewer the first half is all suggestion and superior to the convoluted finale, which tries to explain the story without any explanations if that makes any sense. Dimension travelers literally ends with the same questions asked in the opening. Not for all tastes, but worth a look.


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