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Yûji Ueda ...
 Keitarô Urashima / ... (25 episodes, 2000-2001)
Yui Horie ...
 Naru Narusegawa (25 episodes, 2000-2001)
Masayo Kurata ...
 Shinobu Maehara (25 episodes, 2000-2001)
Yu Asakawa ...
 Motoko Aoyama (25 episodes, 2000-2001)
Reiko Takagi ...
 Kaolla Su (25 episodes, 2000-2001)
Junko Noda ...
 Mitsune 'Kitsune' Konno (25 episodes, 2000-2001)
Megumi Hayashibara ...
 Haruka Urashima / ... (24 episodes, 2000-2001)
Yukie Maeda ...
 Onsen Tamago / ... (23 episodes, 2000-2001)
Hiroyuki Yoshino ...
 Masayuki Haitani / ... (18 episodes, 2000)
Michio Miyashita ...
 Kimiaki Shirai / ... (18 episodes, 2000)
Satsuki Yukino ...
 Mutsumi Otohime / ... (15 episodes, 2000-2001)
Yumiko Kobayashi ...
 Sarah McDougal (12 episodes, 2000-2001)
Ryôtarô Okiayu ...
 Kentarô Sakata / ... (12 episodes, 2000-2001)
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When Keitaro was a child, he was friends with a little girl. When the girl had to move away, the two made a promise to meet each other at Tokyo University when they grew up. Years later, Keitaro has failed his entrance exam twice, and his parents refuse to support him any longer. His grandmother gives him refuge and employment as caretaker of her inn, which just happens to serve as a female dormitory. The eclectic group of tenants tease, annoy and berate him to no end. Still, Keitaro won't ever give up his promise to meet his childhood friend again, even though he can't remember her name. Written by Anonymous

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Mitsune speaks in the Osaka (a city south of Tokyo) dialect. Her personality reflects what the Japanese think of people from Osaka: carefree and pre-occupied with money. See more »

Goofs

Haruka and Keitaro both refer to the same woman as their grandmother, yet Haruka is Keitaro's aunt. This would make Haruka and Keitaro cousins, not aunt and nephew. In fact, they are cousins. Haruka's parents died in an accident and she was adopted by her grandmother; that's why Keitaro calls her aunt. (This is not explained in the series, though.) Additionally, it is common usage in Japanese to refer to an older (but not elderly) woman with whom you are familiar as "aunt" regardless of your actual blood relation to her; similarly, elderly women are respectfully referred to as "grandmother" regardless of blood relationship or lack thereof. See more »

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[Motoko blasts Keitaro skyward]
Kaolla Su: Keitaro, did the Earth look blue from up there?
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One of the most beautiful animes I have ever seen....
29 December 2004 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Before I saw this anime I thought it was another attempt by an anime director to make people laugh, but after watching the first episode alone I could not turn away.

This anime series is a beautiful adaptation of the original manga, although the characters all look slightly different to the way they were portrayed in the manga I must say they do look a bit batter in the series than in the manga.

I particularly enjoyed episode 20 (the episode that featured the doll Moe)which made me realise just how important it is to keep the promises you make to friends and to keep them.

The series also has a fantastic soundtrack which really broadens the atmosphere of the series and makes you feel part of the show.

To those who have not yet seen it, you don't know what you are really missing out on. So go out and buy it or rent it if you can.


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