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Munto


Alternative Titles

English: Munto
Japanese: MUNTO [ムント]

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 18, 2003
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Central Park Media
Studios: Kyoto Animation
Source: Original
Genres: Magic, Romance, Fantasy
Duration: 54 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.011 (scored by 5,374 users)
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Ranked: #34342
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Popularity: #2877
Members: 13,117
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Synopsis

Akuto, the main source of energy is running low and the Heavens, a world of islands, hidden beyond time, floating above ours, has united against the Magical Kingdom whom uses the most energy. To save both the Magical Kingdom and the Heavens and restore the flow of akuto, the Magical King Munto must follow a vision and find the girl Yumemi in the lower world. Yumemi herself is just a normal girl except that she is the only one who can see the islands of the Heavens floating above. When Munto appears before her she starts thinking about hers and others responsibility to the world.

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Gass
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Supporting
Takamori, Kazuya
Supporting
Matsui, Syogo
Japanese
Irita
Supporting

Staff

Tamura, Seiki
Art Director


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More reviewsReviews

May 29, 2008
lolikitsune (All reviews)
The overarching plot left a lot to be desired—it was very shallow. This is sort of to be expected of something that's only 50 minutes long. A lot of OVAs come off as rushed because the creators jam too much into too short a time. Munto's story, on the other hand, didn't feel rushed. It just didn't feel good.

The subplot involving Yumemi's friend Suzume was interesting, though. I'd like to see an entire OVA dedicated to it... thirteen year olds making decisions for the rest of their lives based on emotions are always fun to watch.

I think my favorite scene must have been the one read more
Jul 5, 2012
angelsreview (All reviews)
This is one of those interesting looking shows from Kyoto animation. This story seems a bit forced in the beginning. The story actually revolves around Yumemi Hidaka instead of Munto so I’m not really all that sure why the show is named after Munto. It should have been called magical girl or destiny girl, which would be closer to it I think.

I don’t really understand why there is a storyline within a story line. It seems like it confuses it. Fortunately, it makes up for it by the same feeling of Air and Clannad. This has the same feeling as them where if revolves around read more
Mar 16, 2013
Abs0 (All reviews)
Story: Cliched fanfiction-level shit. I could talk about the shitty underage romance subplot (a loner encounters a 13 yo girl and they fall in love...in the river), or how fucking socially retarded Munto is: appears out of nowhere and demands a girl give him her "power", when she doesn't even know who he is or what he's talking about. Tells her to "believe in herself", and she actually says "I believe in myself" when all she did was touch Munto. That was literally all she had to do. "Believe in yourself" is literally the most overused line in the history of shitty fanfiction. I would read more
Feb 4, 2017
TheAlmightyPTGod (All reviews)
Munto is the first work of Kyoto Animation, Mundo is the king of a magical kingdom that floats in the sky thanks to a magical power called Akuto. One day when the Akuto is reaching is end, Mundo descendes to earth searching for a girl that have the power to restore the link between the Earth and the magical kingdom.

Story: 6 out of 10

They have an interesting setting but unfortunately they lost time with meaningless actions that didn't make any contribution to the story.

Art: 7 out of 10

At first i really didn't like the art but that's because i already saw many animes until today read more

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