Shiranpuri (Movie)

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Synonyms: Wakate Animator Ikusei Project, 2011 Young Animator Training Project, Anime Mirai 2011, Minding My Own Business
Japanese: しらんぷり


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 20, 2012
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Shirogumi
Source: Original
Genre: DramaDrama
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.261 (scored by 23432,343 users)
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Ranked: #77272
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7805
Members: 4,645
Favorites: 0

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When a young boy witnesses Yaragase and his gang bully his classmate Don, he becomes incredibly uncomfortable. Unable to intervene out of fear of becoming their next target, the young boy decides to mind his own business. As Yaragase's tormenting becomes increasingly worse, the boy's sense of guilt continues to grow. After he talks to an oden stand owner who believes that people who watch and do nothing are just as bad as those bullying, will the young boy be able to end his classmate's misery?

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Uchiyama, Yumi


Koshimizu, Ami


Yajima, Akiko


Miyashita, Shinpei
Suezawa, Kei
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Kitayama, Shuichi
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Higuchi, Satomi
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Mar 29, 2013
Young Animator Training Project/Anime Mirai short reviews: Part 8/12

The rest of the young animator training projects definitely feel like they’re aimed at a family audience. Even Wasurenagumo, although that ending would probably give the children nightmares. But their stories are generally well told enough that they’re engaging without feeling condescending. Minding My Own Business doesn’t manage that balance at all. It’s about bullying in school. The artwork looks like children’s scribble drawings, which suits the tone its going for, since it’s meant to be a child recounting their observations on bullying. But the whole thing comes off as a 30 minute infomercial your primary ...
Feb 5, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Shiranpuri is a one episode anime but don´t let that discourage you or else you might miss this little fine gem here
For one episode it has a better narrative (beginning, middle and ending) compared to many 12 episodes anime shows which often concludes into nothing.

Shiranpuri is about bullying, it isn´t really something new because this topic is already explored through many other media and in various ways.
But what I like about this one is its mores realistic approach and being a point of view for a bystander, not the one who is being bullied:

I can hardly see any reason to skip this one especially because ...
Jun 6, 2019
Mixed Feelings
A simple story about bullying and being an observer to said action. The message was straight forward, which is effective but is all it amounts too.

Shiranpuri, aesthetically it is visually simple yet expressive. Especially with the sound department as well and how said visuals enhance them. Like this one for that.

But other than that it plays it really safe which means it doesn't develop past that point. Potential is there but is washed because it doesn't go much or amount to much more. Is it pointless, no, but because of said stagnation, no other themes are expanded on.

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