Miyori no Mori
Miyori's Forest
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English: Miyori's Forest
Japanese: ミヨリの森


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 25, 2007
Producers: Fuji TV, Atelier Musa
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: Slice of LifeSlice of Life, FantasyFantasy, DramaDrama
Duration: 1 hr. 47 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.941 (scored by 32743,274 users)
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Ranked: #38422
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Popularity: #4592
Members: 9,953
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After being deserted by her parents, 11-year-old Miyori shuts her heart from the rest of the world and denies any form of human relationships. She was entrusted in the care of her grandmother who lives near a forest. Miyori will take a walk in the forest where she felt a strong sense of loneliness in the forest which seems to have nothing. However, she soon encounters unbelievable things and gradually realizes that the forest is more than what it seems...

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Characters & Voice Actors

Mashima, Miyori
Aoi, Yuu
Tsukada, Masaaki
Ichihara, Etsuko
Nagizari, Fuukurin
Nagasako, Takashi
Amano, Hiroyuki
Ipponzakura no Sei
Hajime, Chitose
Takashima, Aya
Tsuji, Shinpachi
Matsuo, Midori
Numata, Yusuke


Yamamoto, Nizou
Director, Storyboard
Hayase, Hiroyuki
Sound Director
Itou, Hideki
Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director
Okudera, Satoko

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"Miyori no Mori (ミヨリの森)" by Chitose Hajime

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Nov 3, 2009
Archaeon (All reviews)
When one looks back one the history of anime in the West, it's easy to see the progression from the initial "cartoons are for kids" perception to it's current position as a viable storytelling medium. It's only natural then that both anime and manga have begun to creep in to our everyday lives, from modern "cartoons" for children, to games, advertising, even quiz show questions. The influence of anime and manga is literally all around us, every day. However, like anything in life, both anime and manga are also susceptible to influences as well, and Miyori no Mori is one of the few titles that read more
Jul 3, 2008
IceWolf (All reviews)
It is an amazing story about a girl named Miyori and the forest she becomes involved with. The story takes place in a countryside village and the forest right next to it. And throughout the story, Miyori matures quite a lot as she realizes that she is not alone at all.
The soundtrack is enthralling and suits there really well. It drags you even deeper into the story and makes it more believable.
The animation is also a success and all the environments are really beautiful. Each character is very unique.
I enjoyed every last second of this anime. It is touching and gives a good feeling.
Mar 25, 2009
deralte (All reviews)
Miyori no Mori is a rather straight forward story about a girl accepting her place in the world and saving the forest she's grown to love. There's a strong environmental message that reminds me of Ghibli films like Pom Poko and Mononoke Hime. While the spirits and demons bring to mind things like Tonari no Totoro or Natsume Yuujinchou. It really succeeds with its' imagery - classic scenes of thatched houses or dragons or witches are used to evoke a nostalgia and wonder.

In short, if you enjoy Ghibli films or relaxing stories about demons and spirits in Japan, than you'll like this film. The read more

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