Star Driver the Movie

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Japanese: スタードライバー THE MOVIE


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 9, 2013
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Bones
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, SchoolSchool
Duration: 2 hr. 30 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.621 (scored by 36983,698 users)
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Ranked: #69012
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5778
Members: 12,970
Favorites: 9

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Star Driver takes place on the fictional Southern Cross Isle. One night, a boy named Takuto washes up on shore swimming from the mainland. He later enrolls in Southern Cross High School as a freshman and makes new friends.

(Source: Official website)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Maeda, Toshihiro
Igarashi, Takuya
Director, Storyboard
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Kyougoku, Takahiko
Episode Director


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Jun 15, 2014
This is Star Driver the Movie. The series this film is based on is hands-down one of my top three favorite anime, filled with mecha, awesome alphabets (Phoenician), lovely music, and amazing characters-- all things that captivate my attention. I'd like to embellish on the synopsis of the movie, just a bit since it isn't as detailed as it is for the series, in order to provide a better idea of how well this branches from the series:

The film follows a similar vein as the Gurren Lagann film in structure. It does not stand alone, but actually highlights the story of Star Driver, focusing ...
Jul 16, 2014
Mixed Feelings
The Star Driver movie was on the disappointing side. While it starts out strong, with some new animation set after the end of the series, everything after that is just Star Driver recut into a feature-length 'story'. Of course, cutting that much out leaves a lot of abbreviated scenes without context, and I doubt anyone who hadn't seen the series would have understood what the heck was going on. The animation was pretty good for TV, but extremely underwhelming compared to the sort of animation quality we get out of most movie or OVA productions.

On the other hand, some of the glaring problems with the ...
Jan 21, 2023
This movie couldn't have been more disappointing.

First things first: blatant false advertisement. The poster and trailer show mecha fighting in a new city that wasn't featured in the series, and it looks awesome. But that footage from the trailer is basically ALL of the new content. Other than that tiny bit, the entire movie is just a summary of the series. Why make the new footage of events that are not part of the movie? Why rely on that new footage for the trailer and poster? The only reason is to attract fans of the series, by tricking them without outright lies, alongside new ...

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Poll: Star Driver the Movie Discussion
Stark700 - Aug 30, 2013
23 repliesby SayanDa1999 »»
Oct 31, 2022 3:32 PM
Should i?
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Jul 13, 2014 5:19 AM
I needz a fansub for Star Driver the Movie. Why isn't anybody picking it up!?
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May 22, 2014 9:55 PM
Teaser trailer!
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