Ranked #2030

Gotou ni Naritai.

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: 5-tou ni Naritai.
Japanese: 5等になりたい。


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 10, 1995
Producers: Tama Production
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 15 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.361 (scored by 387 users)
Ranked: #20302
Popularity: #6119
Members: 1,051
Favorites: 5
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Story of a girl born with a bad leg. Ritsuko longs to go to school and make lots of friends but it is not so easy. Her mother is very protective of her and at school she is teased by her classmates for her strange way of walking. Will she manage to keep her smile?


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Characters & Voice Actors

Hanauchi, Ritsuko
Hanauchi, Ritsuko
Mitarai, Rika
Mitarai, Rika
Seino, Yumi
Seino, Yumi
Oka, Sakiko
Oka, Sakiko
Nakatake, Kanako
Nakatake, Kanako


Oshima, Michiru
Oshima, Michiru
Jizoumoto, Takuji
Jizoumoto, Takuji
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Jun 6, 2012
Just when I thought all hope was lost for the three "disability movies" which I like to call them, I randomly come across the fact that Evetaku just fansubbed this...months ago! Whoa! When I saw that on MAL, I rushed over to the site to confirm it, and there it was, right on the bottom of the front page! I immediately downloaded it and watched it right after I got home from school. Thank GOD this thing got subbed! Maybe there's some hope for Happy Birthday: Inochi Kagayaku Toki and Momoko: Kaeru no Uta ga Kikoeru yo after all in terms of the fansubbing department!

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Dec 9, 2012
This is my very first review so if it's not that awesome, I apologize.

I'm usually not a fan of old anime, but it's not like I never give them a chance. This was also an exception, and oh how glad I am it was.

Ritsuko has trouble walking, she's been ill since birth, but did her best to keep up with the others, to be able to walk like the others.

If I really don't want to spoiler anything, I better not write anything, because that's the way I watched this too. I barely knew anything about what would happen.

The art is of course old, but not read more
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Anime: Momoko, Kaeru no Uta ga Kikoeru yo.
Both anime are similar in the sense that both disabled girl who had no friends 
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