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Japanese: AIR
English: Air
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2005 to Mar 25, 2005
Premiered: Winter 2005
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:30 (JST)
Producers: Pony Canyon, TBS, Movic
Licensors: ADV Films, Funimation
Studios: Kyoto Animation
Source: Visual novel
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.281 (scored by 154103154,103 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #28472
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #809
Members: 298,547
Favorites: 2,713

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Synopsis

Yukito Kunisaki is on a journey in search of the Winged Maiden who was bound to the sky centuries ago, after hearing an old childhood tale from his mother. As Yukito shows his puppet show to people in an attempt to make some money, he finds himself in a small town in which he did not expect to stay very long. However, when he meets an unusual girl named Misuzu, things take a drastic turn as he is invited to stay with her.

By staying in the quaint town, Yukito soon becomes friends with the locals. As he gets to know them better, he learns of their problems and decides to help, putting his search for the Winged Maiden on hold. With his search on hold, and his growing attachment to Misuzu and the small town, will Yukito ever find the Winged Maiden, or is she closer than he thought?

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Characters & Voice Actors

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Hisakawa, Aya
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Ryuuya

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Canna, Nobutoshi
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Tamura, Yukari
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Sora

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Ono, Daisuke
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Staff

Kananiwa, Kozue
Producer
Ishihara, Tatsuya
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Tori no Uta (鳥の詩)" by Lia
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Ending Theme

"Farewell Song" by Lia (eps 1-12)




Reviews

Jan 29, 2023
I watched this during my early teens and with my bookworm-ish persona being kicked in to watched the anime. It's a very heavy anime in terms of how the story develops to the viewers of anime. So many tear-jerking moments for me. Now after this and being more accustomed to Japanese media culture in general, it does make me feel like Air (the whole anime series in question) is like a high-budget J-dorama that is animated instead. I like it. I like the general mood and the presentation of this. However, I don't think I can watch it again.

If I can describe the end of ...
Jun 26, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Well, howl-lo again, my furry friends and fellow anime aficionados! It's Kiba Snowpaw, back with my claws sharpened and fur fluffed, ready to tackle another tale from the vibrant world of anime. And boy, do we have a treat in store for us today. We're gonna chill out and soar high with "Air," an anime that's as refreshing as a gust of wind on a hot summer's day.

Now, before we dive in, let's take a moment to appreciate the story. Remember the old saying, "It's not about the destination, it's about the journey"? Well, that's exactly what we're looking at here. Air, at its core, ...
Jul 5, 2023
Rule: I start at 5, and add or take away points based on anything that stood out. I have listed below.
+1 Beautiful Visual Art (The use of lighting, camra angles, and sunsets is the bomb.)
-1 Poor Story Arc (It goes on and on without a clear or meaningful resolve).
-1 Characters Dialogues (What do the Dilly Dallians do all day? They don't do anything that is the sad fate of the people of Dilly Dally).
+1 Music (I haven't seen this in years and I still remember the tune that plays when Yukito first sees Misuzu.

This is kind of a dating sim turned into an anime, but ...

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