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Fireworks (2017)

Uchiage hanabi, shita kara miru ka? Yoko kara miru ka? (original title)
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Schoolchildren Norimichi, Yûsuke and Jun'ichi want to know if fireworks look round or flat from the side. They make a plan to find the answer at a fireworks display, while Nazuna schemes to... See full summary »

Directors:

Akiyuki Shinbo (as Akiyuki Shinbô), Nobuyuki Takeuchi (co-director)

Writers:

Shunji Iwai, Hitoshi Ône (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Suzu Hirose ... Oikawa Nazuna (voice)
Masaki Suda ... Shimada Norimichi (voice)
Mamoru Miyano ... Azumi Yûsuke (voice)
Shintarô Asanuma Shintarô Asanuma ... Jun'ichi (voice)
Toshiyuki Toyonaga Toshiyuki Toyonaga ... Kazuhiro (voice)
Yûki Kaji ... Minoru (voice)
Shin'ichirô Miki ... Partner of Nazuna's mother (voice)
Kana Hanazawa Kana Hanazawa ... Miura Sensei (voice)
Takahiro Sakurai ... Mitsuishi Sensei (voice)
Michiko Neya Michiko Neya ... Norimichi no haha (voice)
Nobuo Tobita ... Norimichi no chichi (voice)
Mitsuru Miyamoto Mitsuru Miyamoto ... Yûsuke no chichi (voice)
Fumihiko Tachiki ... Hanabishi (voice)
Takako Matsu ... Nazuna no haha (voice)
Chiwa Saitô ... Kangoshi (voice)
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Storyline

Schoolchildren Norimichi, Yûsuke and Jun'ichi want to know if fireworks look round or flat from the side. They make a plan to find the answer at a fireworks display, while Nazuna schemes to run away with Norimichi or Yûsuke, whoever wins at the pool.

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If only I could return to that moment. See more »


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Trivia

The conference held at the mid July originally should be the announcement conference for the completion of this film, but the animation was not finished by then. The preview screening was pushed back to the early August, about only ten days before the official release date in Japan. See more »

Connections

Spin-off DAOKO: Forever Friends (2017) See more »

User Reviews

 
Good with flaws
8 December 2018 | by jmjjmj3See all my reviews

Two boys like one girl. Girl likes one boy. Girl plans to run away with boy. Runaway plan goes awry until supernatural events intervene to allow boy to replay day's events. From that point, viewers will have radically different satisfaction levels with plot development. This anime is a blend of sci-fi, alternate realities and romance. Great soundtracks make up for plot not being fully realized.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 August 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Fireworks See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$138,014, 8 July 2018

Gross USA:

$525,280

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,672,406
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Company Credits

Production Co:

SHAFT See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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