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Hiromi Iwasaki: Egao (2003)

A short music video about a girl and her pet hamster.

Director:

Makoto Shinkai

Writer:

Masatsugu Nagata (lyrics)
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A short music video about a girl and her pet hamster.

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Japanese

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April 2003 (Japan) See more »

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A cute music video about a girl and her hamster
2 March 2006 | by Bdiah1See all my reviews

There is nothing really substantive about this video, just a cute music video about a girl and her pet hamster. If you're looking for something of the caliber of his longer works, stick to Beyond the Clouds, Voices of a Distant Star, and She and Her Cat. That being said, the animation is still very crisp and vivid, the song is nice, and watching it is a very enjoyable experience.

Apparently, Makoto Shinkai got the idea for this video because one of his friends speculated on how far a hamster will travel in a hamster wheel in its lifetime. Also, people's relationships with pets seems to be a theme in some of his work (She and Her Cat). Overall, I enjoyed this.


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