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Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda.


Alternative Titles

English: The Anthem of the Heart
Synonyms: Kokosake
Japanese: 心が叫びたがってるんだ。

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 19, 2015
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Original
Genres: Drama, Romance, School
Duration: 1 hr. 59 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.321 (scored by 25,225 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #2112
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #973
Members: 59,265
Favorites: 602
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Ranked #211Popularity #973Members 59,265
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Synopsis

Jun is a girl whose words have been sealed away. She was once a very happy girl, but because of a certain thing she said when she was very young, her family was torn apart. One day, the egg fairy appeared in front of her and sealed away her ability to talk in order to stop her from hurting anybody else. Since this traumatic experience, Jun lives in the shadows away from the limelight. But, one day, she is nominated to become an executive member of the "community outreach council." On top of that, Jun is also appointed to play the main lead in their musical...

(Source: Official website)

Background

Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda. was created by the production staff of the 2011 anime series Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai., and the two works are set in the city of Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture. It earned 1.12 billion yen in the Japanese box office according to data from the Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan.

The movie received a Jury Selection award in the Animation Division of the 19th Japan Media Arts Festival. It was also nominated for the Animation of the Year award in the 39th Japan Academy Prize.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Naruse, Jun
Naruse, Jun
Main
Minase, Inori
Japanese
Minase, Inori
Tasaki, Daiki
Tasaki, Daiki
Main
Hosoya, Yoshimasa
Japanese
Hosoya, Yoshimasa
Sakagami, Takumi
Sakagami, Takumi
Main
Uchiyama, Kouki
Japanese
Uchiyama, Kouki
Nitou, Natsuki
Nitou, Natsuki
Main
Amamiya, Sora
Japanese
Amamiya, Sora

Staff

Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Yoshioka, Shinobu
Yoshioka, Shinobu
Episode Director, Key Animation
Hayashi, Naotaka
Hayashi, Naotaka
Episode Director


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"Ima, Hanashitai Dareka ga Iru (今、話したい誰かがいる)" by Nogizaka46




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GaryMuffuginOak
Feb 18, 2016
GET THIS:

Right now, there are 725 that have watched this movie. "Wow!", You say, "That's even less than Legend of The Galactic Heroes!" So here's THE deal I'm offering you. You get to be part of the exclusive 725 people (Now 726 if you watch it) who get to see something AMAZING. Care to hear my sales pitch?

Right now, 161 people, a good 21% percent of viewers, have rated this anime 10 OUT OF 10. Now that's not for no reason.

Lets kick this off with the story. Important background knowledge first: A young girl named Naruse stumbles upon a magnificent hilltop castle. Her read more
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Flawfinder
Nov 10, 2015
Oh goody, another Mari Okada teen drama. I’m not sure when my mind has started seeing these things as commonplace, but it was probably around the moment when people started saying to me with a straight face that “no really, Wixoss is totally a touching psychological character drama. Especially regarding that one girl whose main wish is to fuck her brother.” Nevertheless, I was kind of looking forward to seeing Anthem of the Heart. Anime dramas tend to be more tolerable when they’re only given a limited amount of time to tell their stories, plus if I’m not mistaken, this is the Anohana team’s first read more
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KuroiShinobi
Dec 5, 2015
Kokoro ga Sakebittegaterunda reembraces the theme of “expressing yourself,” reminding people that it is okay to speak out their true feelings about anything. This anime film, from the creators of Anohana and Toradora, tells a coming of age story that many people can relate to. Because the film illustrates a very relatable everyday situation, Kokosake evokes enough nostalgia to the point where the film becomes tear-jerking. The film’s situation can be seen as a general self-reflection of anyone’s life, questioning the freedom of expression—whether one should talk her feelings out to the world freely, or keep any thoughts to herself. But, acknowledging that there are read more
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setvenx
Nov 6, 2015
Trauma from the past play a huge factor in the way we govern our lives in the future. Although there are ways to rehabilitate, more often than not we remain changed as a person and even more often we don't get the proper treatment or outright deny it.

From the producers that brought you Anohana, Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda feels like a one-shot that hits you right in the feels the same way it does with Anohana. We as an audience can draw from many of the experiences in our own life in all scales and magnitude to relate to Naruse Jun as she struggles to live read more
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