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Doubutsu no Mori


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Animal Crossing, Animal Forest
Japanese: どうぶつの森

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 16, 2006
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: OLM
Source: Game
Duration: 1 hr. 27 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 7.151 (scored by 6,425 users)
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Ranked: #28232
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2754
Members: 12,011
Favorites: 63
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Synopsis

Ai is a self-reliant girl that moves to Animal Village. She makes friends with the various villagers as she settles into the village. One night as she walked along the beach, she finds a message in the bottle. It sets her off on a quest of planting pine trees around the village to fulfill a miracle on the eve of the Winter Festival.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Bouquet
Bouquet
Main
Fukuen, Misato
Japanese
Fukuen, Misato
Ai
Ai
Main
Horie, Yui
Japanese
Horie, Yui
Yuu
Yuu
Main
Kobayashi, Yuu
Japanese
Kobayashi, Yuu
Sally
Sally
Main
Orikasa, Fumiko
Japanese
Orikasa, Fumiko

Staff

Oomura, Makoto
Oomura, Makoto
Producer
Shimura, Jouji
Shimura, Jouji
Director
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Asada, Yuuji
Asada, Yuuji
Episode Director


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"Mori e Ikou (森へ行こう)" by Taeko Onuki




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5757
Apr 19, 2009
My first review, please bear with me.

I didn't even know there was an anime adaption of Animal Crossing before I came across it on this site. My first thought was, how could the make a movie out of a game that doesn't have a plot? But I was really interested, as I loved the game. Not sure what to expect, I watched it. And I was very surprised.

Story ; 9/10
The story centers around the main character, Ai, and how she adjusts to living in the animal village she just moved to. Again, I wasn't really expecting this to have a good plot, but it read more
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Kani-Sama
Mar 24, 2008
Animal Crossing was really worth it. It dosn't matter if your a fan of the video games or if this is your first time seeing Animal Crossing; people are going to be watching through this till the very satisfying end. The story, altough at first dosn't really have a strong plot in the beginning, will make you stay on the edge of your seat and will be making you wonder what will happen next. The art is a bit toned down from most anime. It has a more kiddish feel to it, but it goes well with the anime in this case and it makes read more
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maybelletea
Aug 23, 2008

As a fan of the game Animal Crossing (both Gamecube and DS versions) I was pleasantly surprised to discover an anime adaptation had been made. If you haven’t played the game, Animal Crossing is basically just living your life in a new town, but while you’re a human, the other villagers are all other animals. It’s a nice RPG slice-of-life, and it’s very fun living your life in your town. This experience is different, obviously, considering you’re watching the character living her life in a new town instead of being the character himself/herself.

The main character’s name is Ai, a magnanimous yet somewhat undecided girl read more
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ktulu007
Apr 11, 2013
You know what game franchise would really lend itself to film well? I'm sure you all had different answers to that, but I'll bet none of you said Animal Crossing. And why should you? It's a repetitive game about collecting random rubbish with basically no story that many call "slightly less boring than watching paint dry." And yet, it has a film adaptation. I've been thinking about checking it out for some time just out of curiosity and this seemed like a good time. So let's look at the Animal Crossing movie.

The story opens with a young girl named Ai moving to the animal read more
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