Brave Story

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ブレイブ・ストーリー
English: Brave Story
German: Brave Story: Ein Abenteuer jenseits der Realität
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2006
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Gonzo
Source: Novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Theme: IsekaiIsekai
Duration: 1 hr. 52 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.411 (scored by 2054820,548 users)
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Ranked: #21882
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Popularity: #3335
Members: 44,836
Favorites: 185

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When 11-year-old Wataru's father leaves home and his mother is taken ill to the hospital, he decides to change his fate by traveling through the door shown to him by his friend Mitsuru. In a land of magic and monsters, Wataru must summon all his courage and embark on a journey with several comrades to meet the Goddess of Destiny and change this "mistaken fate."

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Kajita, Kouji
Chigira, Kouichi
Director, Storyboard
Tsuruoka, Youta
Sound Director
Takahashi, Yukio
Episode Director


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Ending Theme

"Ketsui no Asa ni" by Aqua Timez


Oct 15, 2017
Warning: Minor Spoilers ahead
Story: 8/10
The story was, overall, very enjoyable. I was able to sit down and watch the movie in its entirety without feeling bored or pausing for a break, which is pretty impressive considering my increasingly short attention span (something I deem a societal problem, not a personal one). It did have one rather jarring continuity issue, which unfortunately results in a "happy ending"--admittedly matching the tone overall, but contradicting the central message of the film: happiness cannot be achieved without hardship. I also disliked the montage around the 1/3 point of the movie, which was honestly unnecessary and kind of distracting. It ...
Jan 1, 2011
Mixed Feelings
Brave Story: an adaptation from Miyuki Miyabi's novel of the same name, is a film that any kid under 10 would really enjoy. I say this due to that my 4 year old son and 2 of my nephews(also under 10) have made it their favorite movie. When I asked why they liked it, their answer was; "because it looked cool!"

Now I haven't played the games nor have I bought any of the franchise(apart from this DVD) which all stem from the novel, yet after finishing the film I knew that a lot of the script were cut from the original adaptation, making what could ...
Jun 26, 2013
Brave Story is a really long novel written by Miyabe Miyuki. How long? Over seven hundred pages. What's impressive about it is that the novel has no filler. Everything that happens is important. It's gotten manga and video game adaptations. As well as a movie version. Which brings up the obvious question, how do you turn a novel that long into a not quite two hour film? Even the game version, though it skips and changes a lot to get into the action right away, has a lot more story than that. Let's take a look at Gonzo's version and find out.

Our film opens ...

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