A young girl is reborn as an angel-like creature called a haibane, with no memory of who she once was.
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Ryô Hirohashi ...
 Rakka (13 episodes, 2002)
Junko Noda ...
 Reki (13 episodes, 2002)
Eri Miyajima ...
 Kana (13 episodes, 2002)
Fumiko Orikasa ...
 Hikari (13 episodes, 2002)
Kazusa Murai ...
 Nemu (13 episodes, 2002)
Kumiko Higa ...
 Dai (9 episodes, 2002)
Ai Tokunaga ...
 Hana (9 episodes, 2002)
Masumi Asano ...
 Shorta / ... (8 episodes, 2002)
Miyu Matsuki ...
 Child / ... (8 episodes, 2002)
Tsugumi Higasayama ...
 Child / ... (8 episodes, 2002)
Akiko Yajima ...
 Kuu (7 episodes, 2002)
Chihiro Suzuki ...
 Hyoko (6 episodes, 2002)
Tamio Ôki ...
 Communicator (6 episodes, 2002)
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A young girl is reborn as an angel-like creature called a haibane, with no memory of who she once was.

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[Rakka is cleaning Kuu's room, after her "Day of Flight"... Rakka begins to speak out loud alone]
Rakka: Good morning, Kuu. It's already been a month since you left. Winter has finally come to this little town. But thanks to your advice, I didn't catch a cold. How are you doing Kuu? So what's it like where you are now? What do you do there? I hope people there are as nice as those in the town of Glie. In case you're wondering, everyone here at Old Home is doing fine. And I...
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Beautiful
5 November 2003 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

After watching Haibane Renmei early this year, I thought it was a bit different than Yoshitoshi Abes other works, (like Lain, which is a bit of a puzzler). This series (Haibane Renmei) has an air of sadness to it, but also moments of happiness and joy, and doesn't mess around to much with your head.

I really enjoyed it and would watch it several more times, enjoying it as much as the first. The ending had me virtually in tears, it really was perfect. If you're gonna purchase any anime on DVD in the future, this one should be next on your list. No doubt about that. This one makes the top of my favourite list without problems.


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