Sora Iro no Tane


The Sky-Colored Seed

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Synonyms: Sorairo no Tane
Japanese: そらいろのたね
English: The Sky-Colored Seed
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Type: Special
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 23, 1992
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Studios: Studio Ghibli
Source: Picture book
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 30 sec. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Score: 5.781 (scored by 18451,845 users)
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Ranked: #94622
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Popularity: #7948
Members: 3,660
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Synopsis

Three short TV advertisements based on a children's book about a fox who gives a boy a seed which grows into a giant house.

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Miyazaki, Hayao
Director, Script, Storyboard
Kondou, Yoshifumi
Episode Director, Key Animation


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Apr 4, 2010
animefreak47 (All reviews)
Transfixed? Yes. No other words can depict my emotions after watching Sora Iro no Tane. My natural conscious is overwhelmed by the beauty and intricate style of this masterpiece. With brilliant deliverance, Sora Iro no Tane tops my list of short anime. Why?

The art is brilliance. In a whirlpool of elephants and other animals, one will feel the experience of living through the episode. The character designs are flawless for the one minute they appear. All characters are distinct with innate characteristics.

If you have a minute, sit down and watch because this is on par with Studio Ghibli's other works.
Jun 15, 2009
Morticon (All reviews)
Despite being very brief, this charming animation is sure to make you smile as it depicts the story of a boy who is given a mysterious seed, which he plants, and no sooner does he water it and give it nourishment does it sprout into a gigantic house! Searchable on YouTube, this adorable 2-and-a-half minute creation of the brilliant animation genius Hayao Miyazaki is a delight to watch and great for young children.
Dec 15, 2019
FieldMarshalFrog (All reviews)
I gave this short animation a nine as it feels so nostalgic. The story is quite enjoyable for the time it was presented in and the art is really soft and smooth. I absolutely loved the music in the background; it was calm, relaxing and reminded me of a beach setting.

The characters were quite basic but in the time that they had to do the advert in obviously they couldn't do anything for that. The animals were great and the transitioning of the house was nicely done. The actual animation its self was very satisfying (especially of the house growing).

It was some of studio read more
Sep 15, 2010
MangaEngel (All reviews)
It's funny, but even though this is one of the shortest animes I have ever watched, it still is one of those with the deepest meaning in it.

It is just like a insight in the human mind. The more you give, the more you share with others, the better you feel, the merrier the company and the bigger your home, life and heart. But who wants to have everything for himself and himself alone will be left with nothing in the end and fall down from his imaginary house.
I can just recommend everyone to watch it, it is very cute in the way of art read more

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