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

Not Rated  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Drama  |  15 July 2006 (Japan)
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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)
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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 A (voice)
Taeko Hase ...
(voice)
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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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Also Known As:

La chica que saltaba a través del tiempo  »

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Trivia

This movie is sequel of sorts to the original novel by Tsutsui Yasutaka, and the 1983 live-action movie - the main character's aunt is Yoshiyama Kazuko, the protagonist of the novel. The scenes featuring her in this movie are liberally sprinkled with references to the original novel and movie, including her description of a Sunday that was suddenly over before she knew it, and her former boyfriend who promised to return some day, to give a few examples. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Makoto opens the science lab's door, the glass window of the door is opaque. When Makoto enters the laboratory, the glass window of the door is transparent. See more »

Quotes

Makoto Konno: Why did you use it? Shouldn't it have been saved for the right time?
Chiaki Mamiya: It was the right time. You don't remember, but Kousuke and that girl died once at that crossing. A certain someone was crying with guilt, so I had no choice. I had to go back, but before I noticed, it was summer. Being with you two... was too much fun. It was the first time I ever saw a running river on the surface. It was the first time I ever rode a bike. It was the first time I ever knew how vast the sky was. And above all....
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Connections

Version of The Little Girl Who Conquered Time (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Kawaranai Mono
(Unchanging Things)
Written by Hanako Oku
Arrangement by Jun Satô
Performed by Hanako Oku
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11 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is one of those films that comes once in every generation. The voice actors give the characters a sense of realness that makes you suffer or feel joy. The detail of the work is phenomenal and the story doesn't drag or end in a familiar way. I specially like the detail they put to little things as the sliding doors bouncing back open when Makoto tries to close them. This is one of those films that in the end it leaves you a good feeling and not guilty for spending two hours enjoying yourself. When you see this film you might have to find time to think when was the last time you saw something so good.I just wish there's a sequel for it, because I just couldn't get enough of it. But maybe is one of those stories that you wish it never ended but you know that it has to end.

P.S. Now I have to buy the DVD.


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