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Summer Wars

Summer Wars

Alternative Titles

Japanese: サマーウォーズ

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 1, 2009
Genres: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Duration: 1 hr. 54 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.431 (scored by 78394 users)
Ranked: #1342
Popularity: #128
Members: 119,749
Favorites: 1,508
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

When timid eleventh-grader and math genius Kenji Koiso is asked by older student and secret crush Natsuki to come with her to her family's Nagano home for a summer job, he agrees without hesitation.

Natsuki's family, the Jinnouchi clan, dates back to the Muromachi era (1336 to 1573), and they've all come together to celebrate the 90th birthday of the spunky matriarch of the family, Sakae. That’s when Kenji discovers his "summer job" is to pretend to be Natsuki's fiance and dance with her at the birthday celebration.

As Kenji attempts to keep up with Natsuki's act around her family, he receives a strange math problem on his cell phone which, being a math genius, he can't resist solving. As it turns out, the solution to the mysterious equation causes Oz, the program that controls nearly every aspect of life to be hacked into, it's up to Kenji and his new "family" to stop the hacker before it's too late.

(Source: twitchfilm.net)

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Adaptation: Summer Wars

Characters & Voice Actors

Ikezawa, Kazuma
Ikezawa, Kazuma
Main
Tanimura, Mitsuki
Japanese
Tanimura, Mitsuki
Whitehead, Maxey
English
Whitehead, Maxey
...
Jinnouchi, Sakae
Jinnouchi, Sakae
Main
Dougherty, Pam
English
Dougherty, Pam
Fuji, Sumiko
Japanese
Fuji, Sumiko
...
Jinnouchi, Wabisuke
Jinnouchi, Wabisuke
Main
Tatum, J. Michael
English
Tatum, J. Michael
Saitou, Ayumu
Japanese
Saitou, Ayumu
...
Koiso, Kenji
Koiso, Kenji
Main
Sinterniklaas, Michael
English
Sinterniklaas, Michael
Kamiki, Ryunosuke
Japanese
Kamiki, Ryunosuke
...

Staff

Hosoda, Mamoru
Director, Original Creator
Yamashita, Tatsuro
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Performance
Nakatsuru, Katsuyoshi
Key Animation
Mukouda, Takashi
Key Animation



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Jan 21, 2014
Zelot
There is only one word that can sum up this entire movie. Family. The whole concept of this entire movie revolves around being a cooperative and strong family. What does the word family mean to you? A group of people who are of same blood? This movie will show you the true meaning of family, a group of people who may or may not be of blood relation, but truly support each other till the death. That is what a true family is.
One spoiler in this review.

Story: 9
In a world where everything is connected to OZ (Imagine the internet, read more
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Nov 30, 2009
Archaeon
As far as family entertainment goes anime is rarely high on the agenda, especially given the numerous offerings from Disney, Dreamworks, and other such movie studios. Generally their features appeal to children and adults alike, and in order to compete with them Japanese animation studios have had to shake off their habitual approach and focus on making films that are more accessible to Western markets. The undisputed king of this is Miyazaki Hayao, however there have been several challengers to his throne, the latest being Hosoda Mamoru.

Now those of you who have watched the latest anime incarnation of Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo (The Girl who read more
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Recommendations

good drawing/animation, unique story, similar main girl character
They both deal with people trying to save the world after a threat appears on the net. They also share the same director.
reportRecommended by Enna - Add to favorites

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Ending Theme

"Bokura no Natsu no Yume" by Tatsuro Yamashita.

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