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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
"Toki o kakeru shôjo" (original title)

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A teenage girl finds that she has the ability to leap through time. With her newfound power, she tries to use it to her advantage, but soon finds that tampering with time can lead to some rather discomforting results.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Riisa Naka ...
Makoto Konno (voice)
Takuya Ishida ...
Chiaki Mamiya (voice)
Mitsutaka Itakura ...
Kosuke Tsuda (voice)
Ayami Kakiuchi ...
Yuri Hayakawa (voice)
...
Kaho Fujitani (voice)
Yuki Sekido ...
Miyuki Konno (voice)
Utawaka Katsura ...
Makoto's Father (voice)
Midori Ando ...
Makoto's Mother (voice)
Fumihiko Tachiki ...
Fukushima sensei (voice)
Keiko Yamamoto ...
Obasan (voice)
Shiori Yokohari ...
Moriko Uesugi (voice)
Sonoka Matsuoka ...
Sekimi Nowake (voice)
Takayuki Handa ...
Kato (voice)
Maho Kurashima ...
Female Newscaster (voice)
Taeko Hase ...
(voice)
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Storyline

A teenage girl finds that she has the ability to leap through time. With her newfound power, she tries to use it to her advantage, but soon finds that tampering with time can lead to some rather discomforting results.

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15 July 2006 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

La chica que saltaba a través del tiempo  »

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Trivia

First recipient of the newly formed Animation Award in the Japanese Academy Awards. See more »

Goofs

In the scene of the teachers room, when Makoto hears a noise from the science lab, there is a shadow next to the doorknob of the door of the science lab. in a close shot, the shadow is on the doorknob. See more »

Quotes

Yuri Hayakawa: Makoto!
Makoto Konno: What?
Yuri Hayakawa: Did you decide between sciences and humanities?
Makoto Konno: No. You?
Yuri Hayakawa: Nope.
Makoto Konno: That's good.
Yuri Hayakawa: Can't make up your mind right away, yeah? Who knows what'll happen in the future? It never ends...
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Connections

Referenced in Special Collector's Edition: Hook (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Ganetto
(Garnet)
Written by Hanako Oku
Arrangement by Jun Satô
Performed by Hanako Oku
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A Great One
1 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Alert: This movie has the most fantastic background graphics, equal in quality to the very best--like cowboy bebop or something from studio ghibli (spirited away). just wonderful color of the sunsets, schools houses etc.

As a teen slice of life/tentative romance/drama the story seems like it could be cliché, but they do interesting things with it, make it more dramatic in the middle, and at the end i was satisfied. the emotional depth sort of sneaks up on you.

Sounds were well-integrated into the film and the voice actors were spot-on in their portrayals.

just a fine experience watching this on here in Asia.

Highly recommended for all, but a must for anyone who's into anime.

wow I'm gonna look out for anything by this studio and director in the future.


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