With Hakuhodo DY Media Partners (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Ponyo (2008)

G | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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86 Metascore

A five-year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a young goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Tomoko Yamaguchi

Votes: 108,069 | Gross: $15.09M

2. The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)

G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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80 Metascore

The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their teenage daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.

Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi | Stars: Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett, Moises Arias

Votes: 68,723 | Gross: $19.20M

3. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (2006–2012)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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After being given a mysterious power to control others, an outcast prince becomes the masked leader of the rebellion against an all powerful empire

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Yuri Lowenthal, Jun Fukuyama, Takahiro Sakurai

Votes: 41,177

4. The Wind Rises (2013)

PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

7.8
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83 Metascore

A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Hideaki Anno, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Miori Takimoto, Masahiko Nishimura

Votes: 61,421 | Gross: $5.21M

5. When Marnie Was There (2014)

PG | 103 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.7
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72 Metascore

A 12-year-old girl is sent to the country for health reasons, where she meets an unlikely friend in the form of Marnie, a young girl with long, flowing blonde hair. As the friendship ... See full summary »

Directors: James Simone, Hiromasa Yonebayashi | Stars: Sara Takatsuki, Kasumi Arimura, Nanako Matsushima, Susumu Terajima

Votes: 24,896 | Gross: $0.77M

6. Tales from Earthsea (2006)

PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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47 Metascore

In a mythical land, a man and a young boy investigate a series of unusual occurrences.

Director: Gorô Miyazaki | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Willem Dafoe, Mariska Hargitay, Jun'ichi Okada

Votes: 28,934 | Gross: $0.05M

7. Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017)

PG | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.8
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75 Metascore

Based on "The Little Broomstick" by Mary Stewart, a strange flower grants a girl magic powers.

Directors: Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Giles New | Stars: Hana Sugisaki, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Yûki Amami, Fumiyo Kohinata

Votes: 8,840 | Gross: $2.42M

8. The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)

PG | 137 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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89 Metascore

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her, but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, James Marsden

Votes: 29,379 | Gross: $1.51M

9. From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.5
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71 Metascore

A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Director: Gorô Miyazaki | Stars: Sarah Bolger, Chris Noth, Anton Yelchin, Christina Hendricks

Votes: 26,773 | Gross: $1.00M

10. The Red Turtle (2016)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Fantasy

7.5
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86 Metascore

A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.

Director: Michael Dudok de Wit | Stars: Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy, Axel Devillers

Votes: 25,353 | Gross: $0.92M

11. I Am a Hero (2015)

TV-MA | 126 min | Action, Horror

6.8
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One day, after returning from work late in the evening, Hideo witnesses a traffic accident in which a car crashes into a nearby pedestrian, killing the victim instantly. However, despite ... See full summary »

Director: Shinsuke Sato | Stars: Kasumi Arimura, Masami Nagasawa, Yô Ôizumi, Miho Suzuki

Votes: 4,446

12. Tokyo! (2008)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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63 Metascore

A cinematic triptych of three Tokyo-set stories.

Directors: Joon-ho Bong, Leos Carax, Michel Gondry | Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Ryo Kase, Ayumi Itô, Nao Ohmori

Votes: 8,641 | Gross: $0.35M

13. Confessions (2010)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.

Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Takako Matsu, Yoshino Kimura, Masaki Okada, Yukito Nishii

Votes: 32,331

14. Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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A creature named Kyubey offers Madoka and Sayaka a wish if they agree to become 'magical girls' and fight abstract beings called 'witches'. However, a magical girl named Homura is, for uncertain reasons, determined to stop this agreement.

Stars: Aoi Yûki, Chiwa Saitô, Emiri Kato, Christine Marie Cabanos

Votes: 5,825

15. Space Dandy (2014)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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The cosmic and comic adventures of Space Dandy, a handsome space explorer tasked to tour the universe and discover new alien beings.

Stars: Jun'ichi Suwabe, Uki Satake, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Joel McDonald

Votes: 2,793

16. Darker Than Black: Gemini of the Meteor (2007–2010)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.8
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In Tokyo, an impenetrable field known as "Hell's Gate" appeared ten years ago. At the same time, psychics who wield paranormal powers at the cost of their conscience also emerged. Hei is ... See full summary »

Stars: Hidenobu Kiuchi, Matthew Leonhart, Christopher Sabat, Jason Liebrecht

Votes: 10,185

17. Durarara!! (2010)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Tired of his mundane life, Mikado Ryugamine decides to move to Ikebukuro, a district in Tokyo, when a friend invites him. With everything from invisible gangs to rumored beings, Ikebukuro is full of connected mysteries where people's pasts intertwine with the present.

Stars: Brian Beacock, Johnny Yong Bosch, Doug Erholtz, Crispin Freeman

Votes: 5,506

18. Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo (2013– )

Comedy, Romance

7.8
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At a high school entrance ceremony, high school student Kotoko Aihara, who isn't that smart, notices pretty boy Naoki Irie. She falls in love with him immediately. Kotoko initially doesn't ... See full summary »

Stars: Honoka Miki, Yûki Furukawa, Tomomi Nishimura, Yôji Tanaka

Votes: 802

19. Golden Slumber (2010)

139 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Aoyagi meets an old friend and ends up framed for the murder of the prime minister.

Director: Yoshihiro Nakamura | Stars: Yûko Takeuchi, Nao Ohmori, Teruyuki Kagawa, Shihori Kanjiya

Votes: 917

20. Blue Spring Ride (2014– )

122 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Revolves around Futaba, a girl who was in love with a boy named Ko Tanaka in middle school. However, its not work because he transferred but in high school, her world is turned around once again when she meets him again.

Stars: Tsubasa Honda, Ai Kayano, Masahiro Higashide, Mikako Komatsu

Votes: 2,499

21. Tokyo Sonata (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Teruyuki Kagawa, Kyôko Koizumi, Yû Koyanagi, Kai Inowaki

Votes: 8,098 | Gross: $0.28M

22. The Hidden Blade (2004)

R | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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76 Metascore

A 19th Century samurai, held in low esteem due to an action by his late father, must resolve his history with a maid and with his close friend.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Takako Matsu, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Yukiyoshi Ozawa

Votes: 5,548 | Gross: $0.04M

23. Space Battleship Yamato (2010)

TV-14 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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In 2199, the crew of the space battleship Yamato embark on a dangerous journey to the planet Iskandar to acquire a device that will rejuvenate the war-ravaged Earth.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Meisa Kuroki, Toshirô Yanagiba, Naoto Ogata

Votes: 5,585

24. Kamikaze Girls (2004)

102 min | Comedy

7.3
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56 Metascore

Momoko, a strange and seemingly emotionless girl obsessed with 18th century France, befriends a Yanki biker and the two experience the ups and downs of their unusual lives in a rural Japanese town.

Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Kyoko Fukada, Anna Tsuchiya, Hiroyuki Miyasako, Sadao Abe

Votes: 6,494

25. Orange (2015)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A girl mysteriously receives advice from her future self and as a result her group of friends, along with a newly arrived, troubled classmate, learn how to be better friends and a better community.

Director: Kôjirô Hashimoto | Stars: Tao Tsuchiya, Kento Yamazaki, Ryô Ryûsei, Hirona Yamazaki

Votes: 963

26. Girls und Panzer (2012– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.4
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Miho Nishizumi comes from a family famous for their skills in Senshado, the art of tank warfare. However, she dishonored her family name, so she attends the no-name high school called Oorai... See full summary »

Stars: Mai Fuchigami, Ai Kayano, Mami Ozaki, Ikumi Nakagami

Votes: 662

27. Bunny Drop (2011)

114 min | Comedy

7.4
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A man adopts his six-year-old aunt and raises her as his own kid.

Director: SABU | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Karina, Mana Ashida, Mirei Kiritani

Votes: 1,211

28. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: Rebellion (2013)

Not Rated | 116 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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Madoka Kaname used to be a normal girl living happy days of her life. This all ended when she sacrificed herself in order to save other magical girls from the utterly cruel fate that ... See full summary »

Directors: Yukihiro Miyamoto, Akiyuki Shinbo | Stars: Aoi Yûki, Chiwa Saitô, Eri Kitamura, Kaori Mizuhashi

Votes: 2,425 | Gross: $0.38M

29. What a Wonderful Family! II (2017)

113 min | Comedy

7.0
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In this sequel to the first It's A Wonderful Family, the characters who are still based on those in Tokyo Family (which itself was based on Tokyo Story), are a couple of years older with ... See full summary »

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Masahiko Nishimura, Shôzô Hayashiya

Votes: 408

30. Erased (2016)

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Struggling manga author Satoru Fujinuma is beset by his fear to express himself. However, he has a supernatural ability of being forced to prevent deaths and catastrophes by being sent back... See full summary »

Director: Yûichirô Hirakawa | Stars: Tamae Andô, Kasumi Arimura, Yasushi Fuchikami, Kôta Fudauchi

Votes: 642

31. Love and Honour (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan, Mitsugorô Bandô, Takashi Sasano

Votes: 2,986 | Gross: $0.02M

32. Shuffle! (2005–2006)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Rin is a seemingly normal young man in school. Orphaned as a young boy he has since lived with his childhood friend Kaede who lost her mother in the same accident that he lost both of his ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomokazu Sugita, Jerry Jewell, Cherami Leigh, Monica Rial

Votes: 688

33. Blue Spring Ride (2014)

123 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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When she was in middle school, Yoshioka Futaba met Tanaka Kou whom she had mutual love. After Kou moved to Nagaski with his late mother, Futaba lost contact with him. In her first-year of ... See full summary »

Director: Takahiro Miki | Stars: Yûdai Chiba, Izumi Fujimoto, Masahiro Higashide, Tsubasa Honda

Votes: 765

34. Witch Craft Works (2014– )

22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.0
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About a witch hiding her identity

Stars: Yûsuke Kobayashi, Asami Seto, Shiori Izawa, Ai Kayano

Votes: 189

35. Be with You (2004)

119 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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A young woman returns from the dead to her guilt-ridden husband and son, but she cannot remember them.

Director: Nobuhiro Doi | Stars: Yûko Takeuchi, Shidô Nakamura, Akashi Takei, Karen Miyama

Votes: 4,006

36. Don't Look Up (2009)

R | 98 min | Horror

3.1
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Evil spirits released from old celluloid cause a film crew to slowly go insane while in production on a new project.

Director: Fruit Chan | Stars: Rachael Murphy, Eli Roth, Ben DiGregorio, Reshad Strik

Votes: 1,437

37. Onii-chan Dakedo Ai Sae Areba Kankei Nai yo ne- (2012– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation

6.2
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After 6 years of living apart due to the death of their parents, the Himenokoji twins, Akito and Akiko, are finally reunited when Akito desires to live as a family once more. Although ... See full summary »

Stars: Minori Chihara, Ibuki Kido, Eri Kitamura, Asami Shimoda

Votes: 136

38. Casshern Sins (2008– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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The world is falling apart and Casshern is to blame. He is said to have killed a robot named "Luna" and by doing so unleashed a plague referred to as "ruin". But Casshern has no ... See full summary »

Stars: Tôru Furuya, Eric Vale, Yûko Minaguchi, Trina Nishimura

Votes: 703

39. Ancien and the Magic Tablet (2017)

111 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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69 Metascore

In the near future, a high school senior discovers that events in her waking life begin to parallel events in her dreams.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Mitsuki Takahata, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Jamison Boaz, Ray Chase

Votes: 885 | Gross: $0.05M

40. Toilet (2010)

109 min | Drama

4.1
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Ray is a 30 something engineer obsessed with Gundam toys. He has a motto not to become close to anyone. During his mother's funeral he showed no emotions. His life is further turned upside ... See full summary »

Director: Naoko Ogigami | Stars: Masako Motai, Alex House, Tatiana Maslany, David Rendall

Votes: 703

41. Wood Job! (2014)

116 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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After failing to get into university, a soft city boy randomly picks a job in forestry.

Director: Shinobu Yaguchi | Stars: Masami Nagasawa, Shôta Sometani, Hideaki Itô, Nana Seino

Votes: 1,932

42. All Around Us (2008)

140 min | Drama

7.7
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In 1993 Kanao and Shoko are a Tokyo couple awaiting the arrival of their first child. Although both have studied art, Kanao works as a shoe repairman which doesn't stretch his rather ... See full summary »

Director: Ryosuke Hashiguchi | Stars: Lily Franky, Tae Kimura, Masaaki Akahori, Tamae Andô

Votes: 595

43. Summer Time Machine Blues (2005)

107 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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A sci-fi club concocts a plan to repair a remote by using a time machine that suddenly appears.

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro | Stars: Eita, Yoshiaki Yoza, Daijiro Kawaoka, Munenori Nagano

Votes: 1,147

44. A Story of Yonosuke (2013)

160 min | Drama

7.6
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Were people's lives changed by having known Yonosuke?

Director: Shûichi Okita | Stars: Jun Kunimura, Ayumi Itô, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Kimiko Yo

Votes: 1,235

45. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings (2012)

Not Rated | 130 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A mysterious creature "Kyubey" offers a young girl named Madoka Kaname the chance to have any one wish granted to her. In exchange she must battle evil creatures named "Witches" at the risk of losing her life.

Directors: Yukihiro Miyamoto, Akiyuki Shinbo | Stars: Aoi Yûki, Chiwa Saitô, Eri Kitamura, Kaori Mizuhashi

Votes: 1,085 | Gross: $0.18M

46. What a Wonderful Family! (2016)

108 min | Comedy

6.9
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A husband (Isao Hashizume) and wife (Kazuko Yoshiyuki) have been married for 50 years. For her birthday, the husband asks the wife what she wants for her birthday present. She replies that ... See full summary »

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Masahiko Nishimura, Yui Natsukawa

Votes: 789

47. The Little House (2014)

136 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before and during WWII. A maid arrives from the countryside to work for an upper middle class family. She fits in well, but everyone's emotions are stirred up with the arrival of a student.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Takako Matsu, Haru Kuroki, Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Votes: 954

48. The Floating Castle (2012)

144 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.4
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In the year 1590, powerful daimyo Toyotomi Hideyoshi nears his plan to unify all of Japan, but he comes across a floating fortress known as Oshi Castle. Narita Nagachika must use his army to defend the castle.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Isshin Inudô | Stars: Takayuki Yamada, Mana Ashida, Takehiro Hira, Nana Eikura

Votes: 374

49. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Animation, Fantasy, Mystery

8.0
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As the truth behind the girls' contracts with Kyubey is revealed, Madoka has to make the ultimate decision to either see those she love the most die before her eyes or to sacrifice her life as a normal girl and help out her friends in need.

Directors: Yukihiro Miyamoto, Akiyuki Shinbo | Stars: Aoi Yûki, Chiwa Saitô, Eri Kitamura, Kaori Mizuhashi

Votes: 1,053 | Gross: $0.06M

50. We Were There: First Love (2012)

123 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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It chronicles the love relationship between a boy called Motoharu Yano and a girl called Nanami Takahashi, starting from their teenage years and continuing during their early twenties.

Director: Takahiro Miki | Stars: Tôma Ikuta, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Sôsuke Takaoka, Yuika Motokariya

Votes: 490


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