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Full Moon wo Sagashite

Full Moon wo Sagashite

Alternative Titles

English: Searching for the Full Moon
Synonyms: Full Moon o Sagashite
Japanese: 満月をさがして


Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2002 to Mar 29, 2003
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Popularity: #661
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Twelve-year-old Kouyama Mitsuki was devastated when she was diagnosed with a malignant tumor of the throat. She had made a promise to the boy she loves that she would one day become a singer, but her illness made singing impossible. To make matters even worse, two angels of death, Takuto and Meroko, appeared to Mitsuki and informed her that she only had one year left to live. This news provides an even greater motivation for Mitsuki to fulfill her dreams, and with a little bit of divine intervention, she begins her quest to become a professional singer so she can be reunited with Eichi before time runs out.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Full Moon wo Sagashite
Spin-off: Full Moon wo Sagashite: Kawaii Kawaii Daibouken

Characters & Voice Actors

Kira, Takuto
Kira, Takuto
Sakurazuka, Yakkun
Sakurazuka, Yakkun
Watson, Jeffrey
Watson, Jeffrey
Kouyama, Mitsuki
Kouyama, Mitsuki
Lee, Yong Sin
Lee, Yong Sin
Yui, Meroko
Yui, Meroko
Honda, Chieko
Honda, Chieko
Takeuchi, Junko
Takeuchi, Junko


Kato, Toshiyuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Hiramitsu, Takuya
Sound Director
Masunari, Koji
Episode Director
Yoshida, Shunji
Episode Director

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Jul 17, 2007
Full Moon wo Sagashite was one of those animes I started on a whim. I had already read the manga, and decided to give the anime a try to see how much I liked it in comparison. To my surprise, I <i>loved</i> it, possibly even more than the manga version. The changes it makes from the manga were actually ones I (for the most part) preferred.


While Full Moon wo Sagashite may not see like much on the surface -- little girl has a life-threatening disease, wants to sing, and becomes sixteen years old with the help of two friendly shinigami -- it read more
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Apr 4, 2007
Suitable for all audiences, young and new. Contains some bloodless violence.

Story - 10/10

At first, this looks like the typical shoujo series directed at young girls, thanks to all the bright colours and cute characters. From the synopsis, it looks like a sad and depressing anime about death. But it's so much more than that.

We meet the main character, Mitsuki, who is a young girl with throat cancer and whose biggest dream is to become a great singer and maybe one day meet the boy she loves, but who left for America two years ago. One day she is visited by two death gods (the Shinigami) read more
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Both have idol and singing themes, both are really cute. ^^
In both anime the main character changes to older girl by magic and becomes singer/actress/photo model/..

Opening Theme

#1: "I ♥ U" by THE*SCANTY (eps 1-26)
#2: "Rock'n Roll Princess" by THE*SCANTY (eps 27-52)

Ending Theme

#1: "New Future" by Changin' My Life (eps 01-06,52)
#2: "My self" by Changin' My Life (eps 07-26)
#3: "Eternal Snow" by Changin' My Life (eps 27-42)
#4: "Love Chronicle" by Changin' My Life (eps 43-51)

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