Furusato Japan

Japan, Our Homeland

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Alternative Titles

English: Japan, Our Homeland
Japanese: ふるさとJAPAN


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2007
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Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: WAO World
Source: Original
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 1 hr. 36 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.751 (scored by 749749 users)
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Ranked: #48232
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Popularity: #8949
Members: 2,339
Favorites: 2

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It was the spring of 1956, roughly 10 years after the end of the Pacific War. A new teacher named Rieko Sakamoto is assigned to an elementary school in Kiba, downtown Tokyo. At the same time, Shizu Miyanaga, a transfer student from Kobe, joins the class #4 of the 6th grade. Shizu is a bright, pretty girl who dreams to become a singer. Blessed with both athletic and academic abilities, Shizu quickly becomes the center of everyone's attention in the class. Akira, the son of a joiner and also the class president, starts to develop a special feeling for Shizu...

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nishizawa, Akio
Director, Script
Shioya, Yoku
Sound Director
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Composition
Suginami Jidou Gasshoudan
Inserted Song Performance


Opening Theme

"Kojou no Tsuki (荒城の月)" by Tsutomu Aragaki

Ending Theme

"Utau Hito (歌う人)" by KOKIA

Jan 30, 2014
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The most destructive war the world has ever faced has come to a close. A once powerful nation lies in ruins. Millions are dead, and most cities have been razed to the ground. Those responsible have much to answer for and will face punishment for their crimes. But in the aftermath of such violence and destruction who will be left to pick up the pieces afterwards, and rebuild an entire nation?

Those who are least responsible: the children. Those generations which were either too young to influence what was happening, and those who had yet to be born. They may have escaped the fighting and read more

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