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Welcome to the Space Show (2010)

Uchû shô e yôkoso (original title)
A tiny mountain village in a remote woodland region. Five primary school kids have come together in this idyllic spot in order to spend their summer holidays at a camp. At first the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomoyo Kurosawa ...
Natsuki Koyama (voice)
Honoka Ikezuki ...
Amane Suzuki (voice)
Takuto Yoshinaga ...
Koji Harada (voice)
Tamaki Matsumoto ...
Noriko Nishimura (voice)
Shotaro Uzawa ...
Kiyoshi Sato (voice)
Keiji Fujiwara ...
Pochi Rickman (voice)
Ryôhei Nakao ...
Neppo (voice)
Rei Igarashi ...
Marie (voice)
Masaya Onosaka ...
Bogner (voice)
Masanori Takeda ...
Heston (voice)
Mitsuru Miyamoto ...
Robby (voice)
Mayu Iino ...
Ink (voice)
Hisao Egawa ...
Rubin (voice)
Kazuaki Ito ...
Tarô (voice)
Noriko Hidaka ...
Hanako (voice)
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A tiny mountain village in a remote woodland region. Five primary school kids have come together in this idyllic spot in order to spend their summer holidays at a camp. At first the children enjoy carefree days amidst unspoiled nature far away from adult supervision. But their life changes dramatically when they come across what they believe to be a small dog, badly in need of help. The creature - known as Pochi - turns out not to be a dog at all but an alien on an important mission. It seems there is a mysterious substance on earth that is coveted throughout the universe. Pochi had almost found it but was so badly injured during a fight that he had to give up his search. Thanks to the children's help, the alien survives - and decides to reward them generously. "Where would you most like to travel?" is the question Pochi puts to his rescuers. Their answer is prompt, if vague: "As far as possible!" Pochi suggests they try the moon first of all, and so, the alien whisks away the kids to... Written by Berlin Film Festival site

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Fabulous Imagination
2 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

Overload of imagination. It is very sad that it has been 4 years since it was launched. The amount of details put on every single scene with the endless imagination and possibilities have taken me back to the young children days. Adults will be surprised by how much effort have been put into making this. Surely one of the most underrated in IMDb that i have seen so far.

Sound tracks, animation, voice actors are 10/10. Story and plot 8/10.

I would love a sequel of this and recommend it to those who love imaginative animation, the best imagination and creativity so far. Unique, fabulous and original.


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