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Kappa no Coo to Natsuyasumi


Alternative Titles

English: Summer Days with Coo
Synonyms: Kappa no Coo to Natsuyasumi
Japanese: 河童のクゥと夏休み

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 28, 2007
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: Adventure, Shounen
Duration: 2 hr. 21 min.
Rating: PG - Children

Statistics

Score: 7.621 (scored by 3,587 users)
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Ranked: #12682
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3719
Members: 8,340
Favorites: 20
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Synopsis

Kouichi Uehara is a fourth grade student living in the suburb of Tokyo. One day, he picks up a large stone which turns out to be a fossil of a baby "Kappa" who has been sleeping underground for the past 300 years, and names it "Coo." They become good friends and Coo starts living with Kouichi's family. However, Coo has a hard time adjusting to life among humans and misses his kind.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Coo
Main
Tomizawa, Kazato
Japanese
Uehara, Kouichi
Main
Yokokawa, Takahiro
Japanese
Husband
Supporting
Inaba, Minoru
Japanese
Toshio
Supporting
Tomita, Kousei
Japanese
Shimizu, Sumio
Supporting
Hazama, Michio
Japanese
Classmate 3
Supporting
Classmate 2
Supporting
Diner Lady
Supporting
Ichijou, Miyuki
Japanese
Innkeeper
Supporting
Iwata, Yasuo
Japanese
Toono Train Station Announcer
Supporting
Nakamura, Chie
Japanese

Staff

Sano, Hiroaki
Producer
Hara, Keiichi
Director
Ookuma, Akira
Sound Director
Suzuki, Kenichi
Production Manager


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"Natsu no Shizuku (夏のしずく)" by Ooyama Yurika (大山百合香)




More reviewsReviews

May 13, 2010
OerbaYunFang (All reviews)
When I borrowed the DVD from my sister I was sceptical at first because she said she didn't really like it and the graphics weren't really outstanding either. How wrong I was. Kappa no Coo to Natsuyasumi is one if the most amazing animes I have ever seen. I must admit I expected it to be rather boring and not special at all but I was so wrong. I enjoyed every minute of it, it was fun to watch, I laughed a lot, and I cried a lot too. The story really touched me, the characters really grew on me (even the supporting ones!) and read more
Sep 17, 2017
Animeindian (All reviews)
What makes a great anime movie? Is it visuals, great storytelling, great and relatable characters, mind-bending themes and ideas or just the name of a famous director and studio. Whatever it is, we all love movies and anime. When I think about anime movies one of the first which comes to my mind is Summer Days with Coo and it is not because of complex storytelling, visuals or name of the director but it is because it is the only anime movie that genuinely made me cry and word “genuinely” is very important. Coo is not a movie of fakeness or pretending, it is a read more
Nov 7, 2012
neUtrino_23 (All reviews)
If there's anything this anime could remind you of then it's the movie "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial".

A boy finds a strange (initially fossilised) creature, a Kappa named Coo, with a kind character. The family gets attached to Coo and struggles to keep him secret from the public. Coo soon starts to feel lonely and separated and wonders about his own kind.
Even though there's a lot happening in between and afterwards, the movie has a very, VERY calm and smooth way of storytelling but doesn't create a feeling boredom. If you're looking for action and a propulsive plot, then this is nothing for you.

Most characters have depth read more
Aug 26, 2015
xkylehasheartx (All reviews)
Humanity was destined to rule, and selfishly at that, it seems. If you're reading this, you're guilty of conquering. While it may not be on the scale of raiding and pillaging villages to gain land, you are indeed living on the natural habitat or animals, both big and small, and that is sort of what Summer Days with Coo illustrates. It gives human-like qualities to turtle-like creatures, called kappas, allowing us to see the consequences of our actions without discarding it as "they're only animals." It gives us a sense of sympathy. At the beginning of the film, a samurai kills a kappa as he read more

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