Shakugan no Shana Movie

Shakugan no Shana: The Movie

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Synonyms: Gekijouban Shakugan no Shana
Japanese: 劇場版 灼眼のシャナ
English: Shakugan no Shana: The Movie
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 21, 2007
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: J.C.Staff
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Themes: Mahou ShoujoMahou Shoujo, SchoolSchool
Duration: 1 hr. 26 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.371 (scored by 3105531,055 users)
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Ranked: #23972
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Popularity: #2763
Members: 63,896
Favorites: 55

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Crimson Denizens and Rinne, beings from a parallel world, seek to devour humans' precious existences. To restore the delicate balance of the world, Flame Hazes hunt these entities down.

Yet such things are unknown to Yuuji Sakai, who starts his day like any other and heads to school. His day, however, takes a turn for the extraordinary when he witnesses everyone around him freeze in place and is left the only one able to move. Immediately, a Rinne begins devouring the souls of those around him, but as the creature sets its sights on Yuuji, a katana-wielding Flame Haze with blazing red hair saves him.

After his protector fixes the damage done, she explains why Yuuji was able to move: he has become a Torch, a remnant of a dead human being that will eventually fade from memory. Furthermore, he is also a Mystes, a Torch that houses an unknown treasure. Before his flame burns out completely, a Crimson Denizen will try to seize the treasure he holds, so the fiery hunter decides to watch over him. As Yuuji comes to terms with being dead, he resolves to live his life the best he can with the time he has remaining.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Yoshida, Kazumi

Kawasumi, Ayako


Ebara, Masashi


Iwata, Mitsuo

Hirai, Yukari

Asano, Masumi

Sakai, Chigusa

Sakurai, Tomo



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Ending Theme

"Tenjou wo Kakeru Mono-tachi (天壌を翔る者たち)" by Love Planet Five

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Mar 1, 2008
If you have seen the Shakugan no Shana series then you have probably seen this movie and maybe thought to yourself...wait i've seen this before right?

Story: This movie was basically a remixed version of the first 6 episodes of the first season. Since it has to be compressed to 90 minutes or so, it was obvious it would not feel as great as the original series, but they still managed to get all important point across. The later minutes of the movie however, had the most alterations and where IMO the most enjoyable ones from the movie.

Art: Movies always tend to have a higher animation ...
May 3, 2008
If you'd watched the first season of Shakugan no Shana, you'll be left wondering why the movie seems like an exact replica, as well as what appears to be a reused story plot from the last episode. To clear up the doubts, the movie IS what happened in the novels, while the episodes made altercations.

The first part of the movie is essentially a recap of the first few episodes of Season One. However, despite time constraints, characters like Yuji and Shana are fully developed, and we also get to see Fraigne the Hunter and Yukari in a new light.

The plot starts to deviate near the ...
Jun 17, 2008
The best way to describe this movie is as an enhanced recap, its summarises the events of the first Shana novel/ the manga/ the first of arc of the anime with a few extras added here and there.

The story of Shana is a beacon of originality in a sea of cliches and genericness that make up the majority of the action genre. It explores coming to terms with the unimaginable and the value of human life. This freshness of the plot grabs the viewer's attention and the removal of the somewhat lame love interest in the anime only improves the experience. The ...

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worth watching
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US DVD Release by Funimation?
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DVD release?
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