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Air (Movie)

Air (Movie)

Alternative Titles

English: Air
Synonyms: Gekijouban Air
Japanese: AIR

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 5, 2005
Duration: 1 hr. 31 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.461 (scored by 21097 users)
Ranked: #9902
Popularity: #779
Members: 36,491
Favorites: 95
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Popular Tags

drama romance supernatural

Synopsis

Centuries ago, Kanna, a princess and the last of a winged race, was held prisoner in a castle as she was feared by the rest of the world. However, when she met a soldier named Ryuuya, she fell in love with him and told him of her wishes to see the outside world and to find her mother. Ryuuya attempted to fulfill these wishes. However, his efforts were in vain as Kanna was sealed in the sky through magic and cursed to be in pain for all eternity.

Hundreds of years later, Yukito, a decendant of Ryuuya, comes to a quiet town one week before their annual festival with hopes that he can make some money. However, when he meets an unusual girl called Misuzu, he is reminded of what his mother once told him—"When you go out on your journey, if you find the winged girl's re-incarnation, you must use your power to set her free."

Yukito and Misuzu's fates soon become intertwined with each other, with each developing feelings for the other. However when Yukito realizes Misuzu's connection to the past, he must decide on whether to leave, or to attempt to break the curse that has bound Kanna in centuries of pain.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Related Anime

Alternative version: Air

Characters & Voice Actors

Kanna
Kanna
Main
Nishimura, Chinami
Japanese
Nishimura, Chinami
Martinez, Cynthia
English
Martinez, Cynthia
Kamio, Misuzu
Kamio, Misuzu
Main
Kawakami, Tomoko
Japanese
Kawakami, Tomoko
Rial, Monica
English
Rial, Monica
Kunisaki, Yukito
Kunisaki, Yukito
Main
Mignogna, Vic
English
Mignogna, Vic
Midorikawa, Hikaru
Japanese
Midorikawa, Hikaru
Uraha
Uraha
Supporting
Inoue, Kikuko
Japanese
Inoue, Kikuko
Sumrall, Allison
English
Sumrall, Allison

Staff

Dezaki, Osamu
Director
Hata, Shouji
Sound Director
Kawai, Eri
Theme Song Performance
Haneoka, Kei
Theme Song Composition



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Nov 13, 2008
KAMIOPPAI
"A condensed love story with significant differences from its TV counterpart."

Advice #1: Do NOT watch the movie right after finishing the TV series. It is very tempting to do so (for comparison) but you are bound to be disappointed if you do so (due to various reasons to be discussed below).

Advice #2: Forget what happened in the TV series about Kano and Minagi as they play no part in the movie so do not hope for much of their appearance in the movie. (same for PIKO PIKO!)

Advice #3: Do NOT view the movie as inferior to the TV series. You are comparing French to English. read more
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Aug 4, 2007
jet2r0cks
**MINOR spoilers included.

Air the movie was a different story compared to the TV series, but both started and ended the same way. There were a lot of differences, such as Misuzu and Yukito’s relationship, as well as Kanna and Ryuuya’s relationship. In fact, the story focused more on these relationships, removing the story arcs of Kano, Michiru and Tohno. I guess they wanted to give more light to Kanna and Ryuuya’s story (which is a good decision)

As for Misuzu and Yukito, their relationship was more boyfriend-girlfriend, whereas in the series, they were more like brother and sister. Kanna and Ryuuya were much closer too, and read more
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Recommendations

Just like Toei Animation's AIR movie, the CLANNAD movie is an adaptation from Key's game. Both movies have something about them that stands apart from the TV series adaptations by Kyoto Animation, making them very special. If you've already seen the AIR movie then you should know what i'm on about --- experience that again with the CLANNAD movie.
-Each girl receives her own arc
-Drama, romance, comedy, bromance, school life, all along with supernatural tones

Opening Theme

"Tori no Uta (鳥の詩; Bird's Poem)" by Lia

Ending Theme

#1: "Farewell song" by Lia
#2: "If Dreams Came True" by Eri Kawai

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