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Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 

Tôkyô magunichûdo 8.0 (original title)
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An apocalyptic look at the possibility of an earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater striking the Tokyo area. Mirai, a middle school freshman girl who goes to Tokyo's artificial Odaiba Island ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Satomi Hanamura Satomi Hanamura ...  Mirai Onozawa 11 episodes, 2009
Yumiko Kobayashi Yumiko Kobayashi ...  Yuuki Onozawa 11 episodes, 2009
Christel Takigawa Christel Takigawa ...  Caster 11 episodes, 2009
Luci Christian ...  Mirai Onozawa 11 episodes, 2009
Yûko Kaida Yûko Kaida ...  Mari Kusakabe 10 episodes, 2009
Shin'ya Hamazoe Shin'ya Hamazoe ...  Hyper Rescue Tai / ... 9 episodes, 2009
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An apocalyptic look at the possibility of an earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater striking the Tokyo area. Mirai, a middle school freshman girl who goes to Tokyo's artificial Odaiba Island for a robot exhibition with her brother Yutaka at the start of summer vacation. A powerful tremor emanates from an ocean trench, the famed Tokyo Tower and Rainbow Bridge crumble and fall, and the landscape of Tokyo changes in an instant. With the help of a motorcycle delivery woman named Mari who they meet on Odaiba, Mirai and Yutaka strive to head back to their Setagaya home in western Tokyo. Written by arorashadow_2003

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Japan

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Japanese

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July 2009 (Japan) See more »

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Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 See more »

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Bones, Kinema Citrus See more »
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Tôkyô magunichûdo 8.0 won the Excellence Prize for Animation at the 2009 Japan's Media Arts Festival. This festival has been held by the Agency for Cultural Affairs since 1997. See more »

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Heart touching anime!
4 December 2010 | by poornasyapaSee all my reviews

Tokyo magnitude 8.0 is a very heart touching anime series. It is about a brother and sister who faced a earthquake in Tokyo. There they met a women and three of them survive from earthquake and heading to home.

On the way they see lot of people some are crying, some are hopeless and some are happy being rescued. Just like reality it is shows us how people deal when there is a earthquake or natural disaster. How people helps others, some quarrels with others for foods such as.

The story is pretty nice and you won't stop it watching until the end. The sister and brother here always fight and we can see that in real life too. But actually they love each other.

This anime is mainly about humanity. A love between a sister and brother. The ending is really sad and beautiful. This is one of the best anime series I have ever watched.

So if you haven't watch this yet I suggest you to watch this and I am sure you will love this.

"We hay have lost our friends, family but we know they are always watching us and thinking about us"


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