Ranked #111

Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo

Alternative Titles

English: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
Synonyms: Toki wo Kakeru Shojo, TokiKake, Toki o Kakeru Shojo, The Girl Who Cut Time, The Little Girl Who Conquered Time
Japanese: 時をかける少女


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 15, 2006
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Novel
Duration: 1 hr. 37 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.481 (scored by 149,125 users)
Ranked: #1112
Popularity: #108
Members: 228,791
Favorites: 3,142
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The power to travel through time... It can be used for the good of humanity, or just selfishly abused. While many may fantasize about obtaining such a power, it has become nothing less than reality for otherwise-normal schoolgirl Konno Makoto.

After a fated event, her life takes a turn for the extraordinary. Though she initially uses her power to literally "leap" into the past and change little things in order to make her life easier, she soon has to face the fact that changing the past can have drastic consequences.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Konno, Makoto
Konno, Makoto
Naka, Riisa
Naka, Riisa
Mamiya, Chiaki
Mamiya, Chiaki
Ishida, Takuya
Ishida, Takuya
Tsuda, Kousuke
Tsuda, Kousuke
Itakura, Mitsutaka
Itakura, Mitsutaka
Yoshiyama, Kazuko
Yoshiyama, Kazuko
Hara, Sachie
Hara, Sachie


Satou, Hiroki
Satou, Hiroki
Assistant Producer
Hosoda, Mamoru
Hosoda, Mamoru
Oku, Hanako
Oku, Hanako
Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance
Sadamoto, Yoshiyuki
Sadamoto, Yoshiyuki
Character Design

Opening Theme

"夏空~オープニング・テーマ~ (Summer Sky ~ Opening Theme~)" by Kiyoshi Yoshida

Ending Theme

"Garnet (ガーネット)" by Oku Hanako

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Feb 2, 2009
If you suddenly gained the ability to quite literally leap through time, what would you use it for? The sheer fun of it? Getting better grades? Or something else? What if you merely wanted the present to continue; to still live out those memorable days with your friends, playing around and having fun; rejecting the future and not wanting things to change? In Toki wo Kakeru Shojo, a girl is presented with this exact possibility. She suddenly finds out that she has been granted the ability to travel through time, and uses this ability for the purposes mentioned above. At first she tries to correct read more
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Nov 25, 2007
Hands down the best movie (animated or otherwise) I've seen in at least five years.

Although the character art is simple, I love it <i>because</i> it is simple and clean. The backgrounds, environment, and special effects are a different thing entirely. They are rendered in such gloriously realistic detail. The landscapes, the classrooms, the streets -- I have never seen such detail in an animated film. It makes things like Beowulf and Final Fantasy: Advent Children look really silly.

The movie also has such beautiful sound. The effects are perfect and clear. This is topped off by one of the most read more
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Jun 25, 2008
Whereas I had watched the movie because of its high recommendations, I was disappointed to find out that Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo is very lacking in many regards, in my opinion.

The story wasn't very new (character finds out can travel back or forth in time, uses it, abuses it, and learns - the end), but I did enjoy the approach taken by <i>this</i> particular anime. Featuring some interesting plot developments and approaches to how the time travel was "invoked," it did feel fairly fresh. However, other than that, most of the development in the film was mainly comic relief and I didn't feel like I read more
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Dec 14, 2013
"Time waits for no one."

If you haven't ever wanted to go back in time and change something in your life, then congratulations, because you must have one of the most flawless and happiest lives ever. Konno Makoto is not one of those kinds of people. On a particularly bad day full of sleeping late, failing a test, and getting a guy thrown on top of her, Makoto wanders into a science lab after she thought she heard someone in there. After falling and having a "trippy" experience, Makoto goes about the rest of her unlucky day only to have a near death experience. But she read more
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