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Writer:
Marc Handler (english version)
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Seasons:
1
Plot:
A 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening. Full summary »
Awards:
1 win See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 15 of 37)

Steve Blum ... Masashi / ... (1 episode, 2000)
Melissa Fahn ... Eri Ninamori (1 episode, 2000)

Barbara Goodson ... Naota Nandaba (1 episode, 2000)
Mika Itô ... Eri Ninamori (1 episode, 2000)
Izumi Kasagi ... Mamimi Samejima (1 episode, 2000)
Itsuki Kawamura ... Nurse (1 episode, 2000)

R. Martin Klein ... Gaku (1 episode, 2000)
Steve Kramer ... Shigekuni (1 episode, 2000)
Joe Martin ... Kamon Nandaba (1 episode, 2000)
Suzuki Matsuo ... Kamon Nandaba (1 episode, 2000)
Jun Mizuki ... Naota Nandaba (1 episode, 2000)

Stephanie Sheh ... Mamimi Samejima (1 episode, 2000)
Mayumi Shintani ... Haruko Haruhara (1 episode, 2000)

Kari Wahlgren ... Haruko Haruhara (1 episode, 2000)
Shizuki Yamashita (1 episode, 2000)
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Series Directed by
Kazuya Tsurumaki (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Masahiko Ôtsuka (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
Shôji Saeki (2 episodes, 2000)
Ken Andô (1 episode, 2000)

Takeshi Ando (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Yoji Enokido (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Kazuya Tsurumaki (6 episodes, 2000-2001)

Marc Handler (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Sato Hiroki .... producer: Gainax (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Mitsuhisa Ishikawa .... executive producer: Production I.G (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Nishizawa Masatomo .... producer: Production IG (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Kyoko Muramatsu .... assistant producer (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Toshimichi Ohtsuki .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Stephanie Sheh .... producer (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Maki Terashima-Furuta .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Hideki Uchino .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Hiroyuki Yamaga .... executive producer: Gainax (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Shizuki Yamashita .... producer (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
 
Series Original Music by
Shinkichi Mitsumune (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
 
Series Cinematography by
Masayuki (1 episode, 2000)
 
Series Film Editing by
Makiko Asano (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
 
Series Art Direction by
Hiromasa Ogura (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
 
Series Production Management
Daisuke Tsukushi .... production manager (1 episode, 2000)
 
Series Art Department
Hiroyuki Imaishi .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2000-2001)
Kazuya Tsurumaki .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
 
Series Sound Department
Nobuhira Hirano .... sound mixer (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Nobutaka Hirooka .... sound recordist / recording (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Toru Nakano .... sound producer (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Tôru Noguchi .... sound effects editor: Anime Sound Production / sound effects: Anime Sound Production (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Miki Watanabe .... sound production supervisor (4 episodes, 2000)
Takeshi Takadera .... sound production supervisor (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
Ryôko Nashimoto .... sound recordist / recording (2 episodes, 2000)

Matarou Misawa .... percussion recordist (unknown episodes)
Yasuharu Nakanishi .... sound recordist: piano (unknown episodes)
Takuo Yamamoto .... sound recordist: sax (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Shigenobu Kaihô .... special effects (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Tsukasa Kakizakai .... 2d works (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Yasuhiro Kamimura .... 2d works (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Kaoru Matsumoto .... 3d cg (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Shôhei Sotoyama .... 2d works (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
Yoshimasa Yamazaki .... 3d cg (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
 
Series Animation Department
Tadashi Hiramatsu .... animation director / key animation supervisor / ... (3 episodes, 2000-2001)
Hiroyuki Imaishi .... animation director / key animator (3 episodes, 2000)
Koichi Arai .... key animator (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
Hideaki Anno .... key animator (2 episodes, 2000)
Shin'ya Ôhira .... key animator (2 episodes, 2000)

Shinsuke Hamaura .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Mieko Hayakawa .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Mika Hinata .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Akitsugu Hisagi .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Toshio Ishizaki .... animator (unknown episodes)
Hiroki Ito .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Daizen Komatsuda .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Keiichi Kondo .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Yuto Matsubayashi .... in-between animator: GAINAX (unknown episodes)
Yukiko Mita .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Hiroshi Morita .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Hiromasa Naito .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Yuki Nakajima .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Mitsunobu Nakamura .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Shouko Nakamura .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Daisuke Nakayama .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Maiko Nogami .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Shôji Saeki .... in-between animator: GAINAX (unknown episodes)
Reiko Sakai .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Yuka Shibata .... in-between animator: GAINAX (unknown episodes)
Tomoko Sugata .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Theresia Whinkler .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Toshiyuki Yahagi .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
Hiroko Yamada .... in-between animator: Production I.G (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Jun Suzuki .... music director (6 episodes, 2000-2001)

Tomohiko Aoki .... musician: bass (unknown episodes)
Takashi Asahi .... musician: flute (unknown episodes)
Hiroshi Imaizumi .... musician: guitar (unknown episodes)
Maki Kamiya .... song recordist (unknown episodes)
Tatsuya Kashima .... music arranger (unknown episodes)
Yoshiaki Manabe .... musician: guitar (unknown episodes)
Atsuo Ohkubo .... musician: drums (unknown episodes)
Shinichiro Sato .... musician: drums (unknown episodes)
Sawao Yamanaka .... musician: guitar (unknown episodes)
Zin Yoshida .... music arranger (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Haruki Yoshiyama .... action figure designer: solid (6 episodes, 2000-2001)

Marc Handler .... adr director / adr script (unknown episodes)
Maggie Weidner .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Fooly Cooly" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
151 min | 30 min (6 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:G | Australia:PG (Blu-ray) | Canada:18A | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (volume 1) | Canada:G (Quebec) (volume 2, 3) | Germany:12 (volume 1, 2) | Germany:16 (volume 3) | New Zealand:M (DVD volume 1) | New Zealand:PG (DVD volumes 2, 3) | Spain:15 | UK:12 | USA:TV-MA | USA:TV-14 (cut version)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The woman interviewing director Kazuya Tsurumaki on the commentary track is Maki Terashima-Fukuta, one of the executive producers of the U.S. version of FLCL.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When there's a bird's eye view of the floor, 'medical mechanica' was misspelled 'medical meccanica.'See more »
Quotes:
Amarao:Where are my eyebrows? I've gotta find my eyebrows!See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
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14 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
My favorite anime series, 4 September 2004
Author: Lee-Valencia from San Antonio, Texas

I am not a huge fan of anime, as I have only seen this series, Cowboy Bebop, and Trigun, but this is my favorite.

Set in an urban, Japanese town called Mabase, FLCL is a zany, frenetic, wild, and hilarious look of the events following the arrival of Haruhara Haruko. Naota, the series' main character, says that nothing ever changes in Mabase. It always stays the same. But Haruko is about to shake things up a bit...

Story - 9/10 Although some may be confused and bewildered after a first time viewing, the series presents more than what is shown on the surface. It is fun and fast, and carries the theme of "maturity" throughout. The theme is developed through Naota's experiences with Haruko as he learns what it means to just live life as a kid.

Animation - 10/10 Sporting some of the craziest scenes ever, the quality doens't get much better than this. Frequent style changes can be startling, but help the pace of the story.

Music - 10/10 Is it possible to give a score higher than 10? Well if it is, then the Pillows have won my vote.

Overall - 10/10 This series may cause the "hate it or love it" reaction in many, but I think that it will be more liked than hated. If you are a fan of anime, or want to take a crazy trip through 6 amazing episodes, this is your series.

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