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Haibane renmei: :  -- 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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Release Date:
10 September 2002 (Japan) See more »
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Plot:
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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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 13 of 43)
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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Series Directed by
Itsuki Imazaki (2 episodes, 2002)
Jun Takada (2 episodes, 2002)
Kenichiro Watanabe (2 episodes, 2002)
Koji Yoshikawa (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Writing credits
Yoshitoshi Abe (13 episodes, 2002)

Series Produced by
Mie Ide .... assistant producer: Pioneer LDC / assistant producer (5 episodes, 2002)
Reiko Matsuo .... producer (4 episodes, 2002)
Hiroe Tsukamoto .... producer (4 episodes, 2002)
Nobu Yamamoto .... executive producer (4 episodes, 2002)

Hideki Goto .... producer (unknown episodes)
Go Haruna .... producer (unknown episodes)
Yoshinobu Iwaya .... producer (unknown episodes)
Akihiro Kawamura .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
James Yosuke Kobayashi .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Yasuyuki Ueda .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Kô Ohtani (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Masahiro Gotô (6 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Art Direction by
Shinji Katahira (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Motoki Ueda .... production manager (6 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Takahiro Ômori .... assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Tomokazu Tokoro .... storyboard artist: opening credits / storyboard artist (7 episodes, 2002)
Hiroshi Negishi .... storyboard artist: end credits (6 episodes, 2002)
Akitoshi Shimazu .... storyboard artist (4 episodes, 2002)
Yukari Fujiki .... color key (3 episodes, 2002)
Jun Takada .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2002)
Naomi Endou .... color key (2 episodes, 2002)
Hitomi Iioka .... color key (2 episodes, 2002)
Masato Sasaki .... color key (2 episodes, 2002)
Hajime Satou .... color key (2 episodes, 2002)
Koji Yoshikawa .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2002)
Takahiro Ômori .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Sound Department
Tohru Kumakura .... sound mixer (6 episodes, 2002)
Yoku Shioya .... assistant sound mixer (6 episodes, 2002)
Masahiro Shôji .... sound effects: Fizz Sound Creation (6 episodes, 2002)

Satoshi Motoyama .... sound director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Masahiro Matsuura .... digital paint artist (2 episodes, 2002)
Masato Sasaki .... digital paint artist (2 episodes, 2002)
Shino Sato .... digital paint artist (2 episodes, 2002)
Takehiro Sodeyama .... digital paint artist (2 episodes, 2002)

Mika Harada .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Akemi Horie .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Sakiko Kaiuchi .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Youichi Kono .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Shihoko Maki .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Kiyoko Momose .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Ayumi Nakahara .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Chie Nakamura .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Michiko Nakamura .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Chieko Odaka .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Yuki Ogasawara .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Hiroko Ootsuka .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Fumiko Shibata .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Mariko Shibata .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Hiroko Takizawa .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Daisuke Uchiumi .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Taiki Ura .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Yasuko Watanabe .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Keiko Horio .... photography: Radix Digital / photographer (6 episodes, 2002)
Atsushi Nakayama .... photography: opening credits (6 episodes, 2002)
Yoshimi Saito .... photography: Radix Digital / photographer (6 episodes, 2002)
Yukari Fujiki .... photography: Radix Digital (4 episodes, 2002)
Ayumu Hatori .... photography: Sunshine Digital (2 episodes, 2002)
Masaru Hirose .... photography: No Side (2 episodes, 2002)
Takenari Kubo .... photography: Sunshine Digital (2 episodes, 2002)
Makoto Nakai .... photography: Sunshine Digital (2 episodes, 2002)
Takayuki Ohira .... photography: Sunshine Digital (2 episodes, 2002)
Hiroshi Toyama .... photography: No Side (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Animation Department
Akira Takada .... animation director: ending credits / animation director: opening credits / ... (8 episodes, 2002)
Hisashi Ishii .... key animator: opening credits / key animator (7 episodes, 2002)
Ken Mochizuki .... key animator: opening credits / key animator (7 episodes, 2002)
Norifumi Nakamura .... background artist: green (7 episodes, 2002)
Naruse Takahashi .... key animator: ending credits / key animator (7 episodes, 2002)
Toshiyuki Abe .... key animator / animation director (6 episodes, 2002)
Taeko Emori .... background artist: Tulip (6 episodes, 2002)
Toshihiko Fukano .... key animator: opening credits (6 episodes, 2002)
Yoshihiro Hiramure .... background artist: Tulip (6 episodes, 2002)
Joung Sun Kim .... background artist: Tulip (6 episodes, 2002)
Shigeyuki Miya .... key animator: opening credits (6 episodes, 2002)
Yutaka Mukumoto .... background artist: Tulip (6 episodes, 2002)
Norikatsu Nakano .... key animator: opening credits (6 episodes, 2002)
Tsutomu Nishiyama .... key animator: opening credits (6 episodes, 2002)
Yuri Satou .... background artist: Tulip (6 episodes, 2002)
Fujio Suzuki .... key animator: opening credits / key animator (6 episodes, 2002)
Yumiko Tokutake .... background artist: Tulip (6 episodes, 2002)
Yuka Hasegawa .... key animator / inbetween animator (5 episodes, 2002)
Genichiro Kondo .... key animator (5 episodes, 2002)
Takeshi Ohkoshi .... inbetween animator (5 episodes, 2002)
Ayako Okamoto .... inbetween animator (5 episodes, 2002)
Keiko Oyama .... in-between animation checker (5 episodes, 2002)
Chiyoko Sakamoto .... key animator / inbetween animator (5 episodes, 2002)
Ryo Takahashi .... inbetween animator / key animator (5 episodes, 2002)
Ayari Wake .... background artist: green (5 episodes, 2002)
Miyuki Nagaushi .... inbetween animator (4 episodes, 2002)
Eiji Wakamatsu .... background artist: green (4 episodes, 2002)
Yukari Watanabe .... key animator (4 episodes, 2002)
Hajime Yabana .... key animator (4 episodes, 2002)
Yasuhiro Yamada .... key animator (4 episodes, 2002)
Daisuke Yaoita .... key animator (4 episodes, 2002)
Yukari Yasuda .... background artist: green (4 episodes, 2002)
Eiji Fukuyama .... key animator (3 episodes, 2002)
Itsuki Imazaki .... key animator (3 episodes, 2002)
Hiromi Kamiyama .... background artist: green (3 episodes, 2002)
Emiko Kataoka .... key animator (3 episodes, 2002)
Ryuta Nakahara .... key animator (3 episodes, 2002)
Takaaki Osanai .... background artist: green (3 episodes, 2002)
Akemi Sawai .... background artist: green (3 episodes, 2002)
Naoko Soeda .... inbetween animator / key animator (3 episodes, 2002)
Rie Sugiyama .... background artist: green (3 episodes, 2002)
Masako Adachi .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Shigemi Aoyagi .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Hikari Daigo .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Kyoko Fujino .... in-between animation checker / inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Yumiko Hattori .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Takumi Honma .... background artist: green (2 episodes, 2002)
Yoko Iizuka .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Eiji Kamimura .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Junnosuke Kawaguchi .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Takashi Kawashima .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Hirokazu Kojima .... inbetween animator / key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Chiaki Kokubo .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Masaki Kudô .... animation director (2 episodes, 2002)
Hiroshi Kuri .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Momoko Makiuchi .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Maiko Matsumura .... in-between animation checker / inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Shin Matsuo .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Kazuyuki Minoda .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Takuji Mogi .... animation director / key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Kozue Morishima .... background artist: green (2 episodes, 2002)
Minoru Morita .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Hisao Muramatsu .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Takashi Mutou .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Eri Nakamura .... background artist: green (2 episodes, 2002)
Masashi Nishikawa .... inbetween animator / key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Jin Oda .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Satoshi Ohashi .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Hirofumi Ohyama .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Azusa Oikawa .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Masaki Okano .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Naomi Okita .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Tatsunori Ozawa .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Kozue Ryoke .... digital paint checker (2 episodes, 2002)
Midori Saito .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Yoshiaki Saito .... key animator / animation director (2 episodes, 2002)
Tatsuya Sakai .... background artist: green (2 episodes, 2002)
Yoshiko Sasaki .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Tadashi Shimizu .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Takako Shimizu .... animation director / key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Teruo Takahashi .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Naoko Tanaka .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Tomoko Tanaka .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Yuzo Tobe .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Kazuyuki Toshida .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Akio Ujie .... animation director (2 episodes, 2002)
Itaru Yahata .... in-between animation checker / key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Koji Yamakawa .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Toshinari Yamashita .... animation director / key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Chigusa Yokoyama .... background artist: green (2 episodes, 2002)
Shinichi Yoshino .... animation director (2 episodes, 2002)
Ami Zenke .... inbetween animator (2 episodes, 2002)
Takahiro Ômori .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)

Hiroshi Arisawa .... key animator (unknown episodes)
Ai Saito .... inbetween animator (unknown episodes)
Toshiaki Sato .... inbetween animator (unknown episodes)
Kentaro Takahashi .... background artist (unknown episodes)
Yoshihide Takenobu .... background artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Yuji Saito .... music producer: IMAGINE (6 episodes, 2002)
Kenichirou Tsutsumi .... music produced in collaboration with: Lantis (6 episodes, 2002)
Hijiri Yoshida .... music producer: IMAGINE (6 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Other crew
Taliesin Jaffe .... voice director: English voice recording (13 episodes, 2002)
Etsuyo Fukuta .... production administration (6 episodes, 2002)
Sawako Furuya .... production assistant: English language version (6 episodes, 2002)
Shin'ichirô Inoue .... produced in collaboration with: Kadokawa Shoten (6 episodes, 2002)
Shunji Inoue .... produced in collaboration with: Lantis / production collaborator: Lantis (6 episodes, 2002)
Rika Kolka .... translator: English language version (6 episodes, 2002)
Takako Masaoka .... publicist: Fuji Television (6 episodes, 2002)
Daisuke Nakano .... produced in collaboration with: Expression Tools, Inc. / production collaborator: Expression Tools, Inc. (6 episodes, 2002)
Akihiro Yuasa .... produced in collaboration with: Sotsu Agency / production collaborator: Sotsu Agency (6 episodes, 2002)
Takashi Iida .... publicist: Pioneer LDC (5 episodes, 2002)
Takashi Toda .... production assistant / production desk (2 episodes, 2002)

Yoshitoshi Abe .... original creator (unknown episodes)
Shunsuke Ikeda .... production assistant: ending credits (unknown episodes)
Tsutomu Kondo .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Kozue Ryoke .... digital paint checker (unknown episodes)
Takahiro Uruma .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Hiroki Yoshida .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ash Feather Federation" - USA (literal title)
"Charcoal Feathers Federation" - International (English title) (original subtitled version)
"Grey Wings" - Asia (English title)
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Runtime:
USA:25 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Certification:
Australia:PG (DVD rating)
Company:

Did You Know?

Quotes:
Rakka:Somewhere, that's not here, in a place I can't remember, I was obsessed with the idea that I was all alone. I thought that nobody would care, or even miss me if I vanished from the face of the Earth. I wanted to disappear. Then I had a dream about falling from the sky. I just remember that the bird was in the dream with me, and that the bird was someone in the form of a bird, trying to call me back. I now know that I was never alone. But I...
Communicator:You should not think of it in such a way. Your wings and halo are proof that you have no sin to be atoned for in this world.
[...]
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
I suddenly realized why Haibane is great, 23 November 2007
Author: novaj5 from Australia

While skimming through the series again, I just realized what makes Haibane Renmei such a great work.

Haibane Renmei doesn't tell you the answer. It lets you question, ponder and contemplate about it.

"Starting an important question in life and letting it maintain in you."

... that is why Haibane Renmei is a great work. There is no meaning nor need for an answer. The answer would only become a mere piece of knowledge if you simply tell someone. It is something you should go through all the experiences and realize for yourself. Having the question and keeping it will be the starting point which evokes you to find the 'real' answer.

* p.s. * There is a type of a question -somewhat a strange oxymoron-isque question- Buddhists throw at someone when the question of 'truth' is sought after. The way to go through this question is just to keep questioning it in the head ALL the time, even when you're asleep. Suddenly, all the dots will be connected and the answer will just pop up in the blink of an eye, like 'ah, that's so obvious...!' The basis theory behind it is on the assumption that you already know everything, it's just that you haven't 'realized' it yet. Haibane Renmei makes you do that.

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