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Xiao Qian

Alternative Titles

English: A Chinese Ghost Story
Synonyms: A Chinese Ghost Story: The Tsui Hark Animation, Little Pretty
Japanese: チャイニーズゴーストストーリー小倩


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 31, 1997
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Triangle Staff
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 24 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.651 (scored by 860 users)
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Ranked: #52822
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Popularity: #7219
Members: 2,341
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A Chinese Ghost Story is a movie that follows a young man named Ning. After the loss of his girlfriend he works as a debt collector to forget his troubles only to encounter more than he had imagined. Accompanied by his constant companion Solid Gold, Ning ends up in a ghost town and from there the adventure ensues. This movie explores some of China`s myths and fantasies as the viewer is taken through a world of drama, romance, and battles between good and evil.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Evil, Mountain
Deep, Siu
Tamura, Yukari
Trunk, Madame
Seen, Siu
Hayashibara, Megumi


Ishikawa, Shingo
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May 8, 2009
Arcanus (All reviews)
Before watching this movie, I made some research on it and "don't expect to understand this one" seemed to be the key phrase. Still, the synopsis was interesting enough and so I watched it anyway (I'm a sucker for Chinese folklore), although just expecting eye candy. In the end, I liked it! Though I warn you in advance: if you are not familiar with Chinese folklore (specially the tale of Xiao Qian and the tax collector Ning), you will find some of the concepts awkward, at best. Like, for example, the idea of ghost busting: if you are not familiar with the myths of supernatural read more
Aug 10, 2018
ktulu007 (All reviews)
Xiao Qian was released in the late 90s from the studio Triangle Staff. That's right, one of the studios behind Uchuu Kaizoku Mito and the studio we have to thank for Serial Experiments Lain. It's based off of the short story Nie Xiaoqian. So, let's see how it holds up as a film. 


We follow a young debt collector, Ning as he takes a journey to forget his former beloved Lan Siu who left him on account of his ignoring her in favour of earning money. Dude, we get it you need money but a successful relationship is built on communication. You can't just ignore your read more


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