Giniro no Kami no Agito

Origin: Spirits of the Past

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Synonyms: Gin-iro no Kami no Agito, Silver-Haired Agito
Japanese: 銀色の髪のアギト
English: Origin: Spirits of the Past
German: Origin: Spirits of the Past
Spanish: Origen: Espíritus del Pasado
French: Origine: Spirit of the Past
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2006
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Gonzo
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 1 hr. 35 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.051 (scored by 3586535,865 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #40412
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2501
Members: 73,812
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Three hundred years ago, a genetic experiment gone wrong caused the mutation of all forests on Earth. Armed with consciousness, the vegetation sought to destroy all of humankind, and the war that ensued turned the planet into a hellish dystopia.

In the present day, Agito, a young boy, lives with his father in Neutral City—a village maintaining an uneasy truce with the neighboring forest. One day, Agito, on his way to collect water, becomes separated from his friend and stumbles upon a relic of the past: a girl sleeping in a mysterious machine.

Agito awakens the girl, Toola Cm Sacl, and introduces her to the village. But outside forces have ulterior motives for the girl, who holds the key to restore the Earth. Misguided by Shunack, a soldier from the old world hellbent on destroying the forest, Toola follows him despite Agito's warning. Determined to save Toola and unify humankind with the forest, Agito borrows the power of the forest and pursues her.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Katsuji, Ryou

Cm Sacl, Toola

Miyazaki, Aoi


Endou, Kenichi


Fukawa, Toshikazu


Yuuya, Atsuko


Oosugi, Ren


Minami, Omi


Kotegawa, Yuuko


Hamaguchi, Masaru


Houki, Katsuhisa


Cook, Justin
Sugiyama, Keiichi
Director, Storyboard
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Shimizu, Kenichi
Episode Director


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"Chouwa oto ~with reflection~ (調和 oto~with reflection~)" by KOKIA


Jun 9, 2008
Like some bastard child of Akira and Princess Mononoke, Origin is one of the strangest movies I've seen in a while...

STORY - Origin's (I'm going with the English title because it's easier) central theme is the age old man versus nature. What I found particularly interesting though, is the semi-lack of advanced technology and the steampunk-like environment of the movie's present day, even if the conflict was initially caused by the usual advanced bio-experimentation we're all used to. Further intriguing is the fact that the audience is not automatically expected to side with nature in this movie (as is usually the case); because the people ...
Nov 5, 2007
Mixed Feelings
After reading the synopsis, you would probably think this movie was something for Studio Ghibli to create. And the truth is, it's not just obviously inspired by Miyazaki's [early] works—it feels more like the creators were moved by Laputa, Nausicaa, and Princess Mononoke so much they tried their best to outright rehash their story and some of the characters here. Which, admittedly, was a decision that both made the movie as good as it was, and ironically, hurt it the most.

The similarities are in fact so intense it would be easy to confuse with the aforementioned movies. We have here a remarkably comprehensive reproduction of ...
Nov 12, 2009
Having heard great things about Origin from various sources, I jumped at the chance to purchase the DVD cheaply on Amazon. When it arrived, I was excited, the blurb on the case leading me to remember the hype when it was first released; 'dreamily beautiful,' 'breath-taking,' 'almost painfully beautiful,' one couldn't blame me for expecting a lot from the film, and I couldn't help but expect a lot, with Neo's feature on the film in mind which compared the film to Ghost in the Shell: Innocence! Now, I'm not an enviromentalist by any means, so I do admit I was skeptical when I ...

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