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 Yukito Kunisaki / ... (12 episodes, 2005)
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 Misuzu Kamio (12 episodes, 2005)
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 Haruko Kamio (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Haruko Kamio (9 episodes, 2005)
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 Minagi Tohno (8 episodes, 2005)
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 Hijiri Kirishima (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Michiru (7 episodes, 2005)
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Asami Okamoto ...
 Kano Kirishima (6 episodes, 2005)
Kaori Tanaka ...
 Boy / ... (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Kano Kirishima (6 episodes, 2005)
Kenjirô Tsuda ...
 Keisuke Tachibana (5 episodes, 2005)
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Yukito Kunisaki is on a journey, seeking a girl with wings who flies in the sky, as mentioned in a childhood tale. During this journey, he settles down in a small town, trying to make some money. There, he meets a strange girl named Misuzu. Misuzu quickly makes Yukito her friend and invites him to stay with her. Yukito decides to stay in the small town, and continue searching for the winged girl his mother had searched for in her life Written by Anime News Network

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AIR TV was made after an adult game of the same name. However, there is also an all ages version released for PC, Dreamcast (DC), and PS2. See more »

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Misuzu Kamio: Gao.
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Spoofed in Anikosu Japan: Wakana Hikaru (2007) See more »

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Heart Warming/Breaking
6 January 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

'Air' is the first ever show that I have actually shed a tear for.

It's perfect. Unforgettable. It's fair to suggest that 'Air' could be considered a stepping stone into the world of emotional Anime because essentially that is all it is. Just pure powerful moving emotions that continuously fly at the viewer and if like me, you watched it unprepared, then you're in for a real treat because being sad isn't the only emotion present in this Anime.

'Air' is filled with lots of fun and reminiscent of simple times as a child despite the characters being in their late teens (I think). It's surprisingly funny and packed full of interesting characters that are fully explored. I felt immersed in a world that I didn't have a clue about yet it was so easy to access, the town is specifically one of the things that stood out as memorable to me and really emphasises the power of simplicity.

The story is one that leads you one way then completely drags you off your feet and sends you another, considering it only consists of 12 episodes, it's amazing how much actually occurs. I don't wish to give away any spoilers, however some of the events in the series can be a little hard to understand and ultimately we are left with an ending that is open to interpretation about what had been achieved.

What truly makes 'Air' one of the best, is the soundtrack that is used throughout the series. I often find myself thinking about one of the pieces unintentionally because they are considerably catchy and add to the overall atmosphere that I believe would not be the same without it.

'Air' is truly a must see and definitely one I would recommend to someone who has never seen Anime before, but for other people who have, it's a great way to discover that there is more than just violence and smashes many negative stereotypes about Anime out of the water.


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