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Yoru wa Mijikashi Arukeyo Otome

Alternative Titles

English: Night Is Short, Walk on Girl
Synonyms: The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl
Japanese: 夜は短し歩けよ乙女


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2017
Producers: Fuji TV, Toho, BS Fuji
Licensors: GKIDS
Studios: Science SARU
Source: Novel
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Duration: 1 hr. 33 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 8.351 (scored by 6,469 users)
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Ranked: #1952
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A black haired girl is walking around the streets of Kyoto, from the night scene of Pontocho to a second-hand book fair in Shimogamo, then off to a college fair. The main character that has a romantic feeling for her secretly follows her around and looks for the opportunities to run into her in a manner that seems like a coincidence. Unfortunately for him, she is not interested in love yet so she does not notice his feelings. What waits these two characters are crazy incidents caused by individuals such as a person who introduces himself as a Japanese mythical creature Tengu, the god of second-hand book or the money lender in a three story vehicle.

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Yuasa, Masaaki
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition
Oshima, Michiru
Morimi, Tomihiko
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"Kouya wo Aruke (荒野を歩け)" by ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION

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Apr 12, 2017
manlyflower (All reviews)
"Yoru wa Mijikashi, Arukeyo Otome" (or "The Night is Short, Walk On, Young Maiden") is a film by director Masaaki Yuasa based on the similarly titled novel by author Tomihiko Morimi. If you are at all familiar with Yuasa's previous works as well as Morimi's adapations (including the Yuasa adaptation of "Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei"), there's a good chance you'll know exactly what you're getting into by watching this film.

To put it simply: this movie is an utter, frenetic delight.

The story, without spoiling too much, is a perfect match for the big screen. Covering the events of a single lively night in the imaginative world of read more
Oct 5, 2017
Lindle (All reviews)
This movie is a beautiful mess.

Going into "The Night is Short...", a movie that has the same staff as The Tatami Galaxy, the same distinctive artstyle as The Tatami Galaxy, starring a pair of nameless protagonists (Senpai and The Black-Haired Maiden) as per The Tatami Galaxy, is adapted from a novel by Tomohiko Morimi (of The Tatami Galaxy), shares the same fictional universe as The Tatami Galaxy (featuring several of its characters), and features a theme song by Asian Kung-Fu Generation for good measure, you'd be forgiven for expecting this movie to be The Tatami Galaxy 2.0 (and if you haven't seen The Tatami Galaxy... read more
Mar 4, 2018
Rievlyne (All reviews)
I’m not generalizing, but it seems to me that there’s some predicament from some people that if something is Masaaki Yuasa anime, it automatically bonded to be something good. Don’t get me wrong, most of his works are exceptional and I liked most of it. I’m not generalizing as I think “The night is short” itself wasn’t a bad movie/ It had many good aspect to the point I can understand people to liking it, but It also just had fair and share problem to ever called it good and recommendable.

The First one is that it is hardly accessible for anyone who aren't familiar read more
Sep 9, 2017
Sinkfold (All reviews)
Note: I got to see this at a special premiere screening in my city, with Masaaki Yuasa himself in attendance! He's a very lovely guy. I hope that hasn't biased my review too much.

This film is closely intertwined with The Tatami Galaxy, a previous Yuasa-directed work. Their original novels were written by the same author, they share a setting in Kyoto and apparently take place in the same universe - many characters from TG pop up here and there in NiS, if not always in the way you expect them to. It's not strictly a sequel, but you'll get much more out of the film read more


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