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Princess Arete (2001)
"Arîte hime" (original title)

 -  Animation  -  21 July 2001 (Japan)
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Confined in the castle tower by her father, Princess Arete spends her days watching the world outside her window. Sometimes she seeks out to watch the common people at work.

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Cast overview:
Houko Kuwashima ...
Princess Arîte (voice)
Tsuyoshi Koyama ...
Boax
Minami Takayama ...
Ample (voice)
Yûsuke Numata ...
Grovel (voice)
Satomi Koorogi ...
The Witch (voice)
Yûko Sasaki ...
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Confined in the castle tower by her father, Princess Arete spends her days watching the world outside her window. Sometimes she seeks out to watch the common people at work.

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Krasno Solntse
Music and Arrangement by Akira Senju
Lyrics and Performance by Origa
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10 May 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't believe there is not one comment or even rating for this film. This must be a real obscurity, even among anime' afficianados (which I'm not necessarily, but I've seen a fair amount) This was one of the most beautiful sword and sorcery animated fantasy films I've ever seen, right up there with "Laputa" and "Nausiica" Why has this film not received more attention or for that matter any type of domestic distribution (on DVD) or otherwise? I don't understand it, I basically will have no one to talk with about this film because NOBODY's seen it!! At least not in this country.


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