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Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time (2001)

Inuyasha - Toki wo Koeru Omoi (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | 25 May 2005 (Spain)
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Menomaru(a moth monster) was brought to life by a Shikon Shard. Inuyasha's father has defeated the monster's father 500 years ago. Inuyasha will need Kagome's feelings to win.

Director:

Toshiya Shinohara

Writers:

Rumiko Takahashi (comic book), Katsuyuki Sumizawa (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kappei Yamaguchi ... Inuyasha (voice)
Satsuki Yukino Satsuki Yukino ... Kagome Higurashi (voice)
Kôji Tsujitani Kôji Tsujitani ... Miroku (voice)
Houko Kuwashima ... Sango (voice)
Kumiko Watanabe ... Shippou (voice)
Ken'ichi Ogata ... Myoga (voice)
Noriko Hidaka Noriko Hidaka ... Kikyô (voice)
Hisako Kyôda ... Kaede (voice)
Toshihiko Nakajima Toshihiko Nakajima ... Hachi (voice)
Katsumi Suzuki Katsumi Suzuki ... Kagome's Grandfather (voice)
Akiko Nakagawa Akiko Nakagawa ... Souta Higurashi (voice)
Asako Dodo Asako Dodo ... Kagome's Mother (voice)
Ken Narita Ken Narita ... Sesshômaru (voice)
Chô Chô ... Jaken (voice) (as Yûichi Nagashima)
Mamiko Noto Mamiko Noto ... Rin (voice)
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Storyline

InuYasha is a half-demon who was trapped in the Legendary Tree and was set free by Kagome, a girl who traveled 500 years through time. This time, both of them will have to face Menomaru, a Chinese demon whose father, known as Hyoga, came 300 years ago to invade Japan, but was stopped by InuYasha's Father. InuYasha and Kagome, along with Sango, Miroku, Shippou, Kaede and Myoga, will try to stop Menomaru in his becoming the most powerful demon ever. Written by siutou_amy

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Trivia

The US DVD includes an Inu-Yasha no Tsubo special as an extra. The Inu-Yasha no Tsubo segments typically run after episodes that air in Japan as a commericial break eyecatch. This special, however, introduces the lead characters and storylines of Inu-Yasha. See more »

Quotes

Kagome Higurashi: [Kagome is stuck on her side of the well, while Inuyasha is injured on his side. She touches the God Tree. Thinking] I can feel him. I can feel Inuyasha
Inuyasha: Kagome? Is that you?
Kagome Higurashi: [gasps] Inuyasha? How are you? Are you okay?
Inuyasha: Don't worry. This is nothing. I'm kinda surprised your not here.
Kagome Higurashi: I came back.
Inuyasha: Got scared, did ya?
Kagome Higurashi: No! I just...
[remembers that it was her who shot Inuyasha]
Inuyasha: You what?
Kagome Higurashi: [shakes her head] Never mind. You're right. Maybe I ran away.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Spun-off from Inuyasha (2000) See more »

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Performed by Ayumi Hamasaki
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Time To Kick Some Ass-Half Demon Style!
21 September 2008 | by Cryptfan2See all my reviews

InuYasha, a story about a 15 year old who ended up being transported through time to the Fuedal Era in Japan, (sort of) befriends a Half-Demon to search for Jewel shards and joining them are a perverted monk, a small fox demon and a Demon Slayer team up as well only on the way, they have to go after a villain who goes by the name of Naraku.

That simple story has gained a lot of fans including myself around the world. To this day, the show and the manga is still popular. I mean it has various kinds of merchandise and even people dress up as the characters for various Anime conventions. Due to the popularity, there was no doubt they had to make a movie, let alone four movies.

The first in the series of movies called Affections Across Time involves our heroes going up against a new villain only this time, it's not Naraku. It's Menomaru, the son of a demon InuYasha's father killed years ago. And he doesn't intend on taking over the world, instead, well, from what I've seen, he intends on committing genocide in a very badass way believe me.

Now, first time viewers if they watch the film first, they might lost but there is a sequence where it does tell the basic story, although rather condensed but it helps. Even if you're not an Anime fan, the film has plenty to offer. It has great action, great animation, great voice acting from both the Japanese and English voice actors, funny humor, awesome violence and gore, and great music to accompany the film especially at the end credits.

Any nitpicks? Well, barely actually.

Overall, the film gets a 10 out of 10 from me.


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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

25 May 2005 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,539,779
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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