Space Bug

The Journey Home

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Alternative Titles

English: The Journey Home
Japanese: スペースバグ


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2018 to Jan 6, 2019
Premiered: Summer 2018
Broadcast: Sundays at 10:30 (JST)
Producers: TMS Entertainment
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, SpaceSpace
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


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Ranked: #130202
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Popularity: #12222
Members: 594
Favorites: 4

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This story is about Mick, a sleeping chironomid. Insects are taken up into space for use in experiments by humans. An epic space adventure of Mick and his friends of their journey back home to Earth. The development plans and experiments are aborted by humans for no known reason, the organisms are left behind in the space station with limited resources. Going over hurdles and fighting through challenges, together, they travel across planets and gain new comrades, heading for Earth. As their journey progresses, the mystery behind the human’s abandonment unravels…

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Space Bug is a joint production of Japanese 3D video production company P.I.C.S. and South Korean 3D animation studio W.Baba.

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Nakao, Hiroyuki
Director, Script
Yoon, Yoo-byung
Toda, Nobuko
Character Design


Opening Theme

#1: "THE JOURNEY HOME" by Wolpis Kater (eps 1-13)
#2: "Tiny Dreamer" by Haruka Tojo (eps 14-26)

Ending Theme

#1: "Hoshi no Kazu Dake Arigatou (星の数だけありがとう)" by Serena Kozuki (eps 1-13)
#2: "Microcosmos" by Wi-Fi-5 (eps 14-26)

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