Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?


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Synonyms: Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?
Japanese: 打ち上げ花火、下から見るか?横から見るか?
English: Fireworks
German: Fireworks: Alles eine Frage der Zeit
Spanish: Fireworks
French: Fireworks
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 18, 2017
Licensors: NYAV Post, GKIDS
Studios: Shaft
Source: Other
Genres: RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 1 hr. 30 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.101 (scored by 108539108,539 users)
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Ranked: #91642
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Popularity: #1136
Members: 212,734
Favorites: 516

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One summer, Norimichi Shimada and his friends want to know if fireworks look round or flat from the side. They forge a plan to find the answer at Moshimo Festival's fireworks display. However, Norimichi finds himself conflicted when his classmate, Nazuna Oikawa, plans to run away from home and wants Norimichi to join her. When things go awry in their attempt to escape, a strange orb in Nazuna's possession gives them another chance at staying together.

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"Uchiage Hanabi (打上花火)" by DAOKO x Kenshi Yonezu


Sep 5, 2017
I can describe this movie in 2 words: Almost perfect. Why? Because while it had the potential to be great, it had small mishaps that led to its inability to reach perfection.

Before I begin, let me just say that I watched this in the cinemas 3 weeks after its premiere at United Cinemas. And inside the theater, there were only 3 people. And so I began to wonder, "Is the movie not good after all?". My opinion then changed after the movie ended.

So what made it almost perfect? Was it the plot? As far as I can tell, there was nothing wrong with the sequence ...
Jul 21, 2019
Mixed Feelings
I watched this movie today so I'm going to tell you how I feel about the movie:

The movie was about Norimichi time-travelling again and again with a firework marble or some sort, just to save Nazuna from moving away from the town.

The story was confusing yet hard to understand. The story went here and there.

Yusuke, the one who won first before Norimichi accidentally time travelled back to the swimming race, was actually an asshole to Nazuna, even though he said he loves Nazuna the other time travels, in the first timeline, he said Nazuna's a pig.

Nazuna's mother remarried 3 times and is a total ...
Dec 26, 2017
Spoiler Free!

Just a heads up, but the story was really bad and confusing. Just because some of the people who contributed helped make Kimi no na wa doesn't mean it'll be good.
The art was alright, but Shaft's other works were better. You could say they wasted their talent on it.
No bad opinion on the sound, it wasn't bad.
The characters? Hated each and every one of them! They were all so annoying and bland, and they didn't even improve in the end.
Overall, it was a disappointment. I recommend you listen to the soundtrack online instead of watching this disaster.

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