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Japanese: めぐみ
English: Megumi
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Type: ONA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 28, 2008
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Studios: Trans Arts
Source: Other
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 25 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 5.931 (scored by 741741 users)
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Ranked: #95902
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Popularity: #10565
Members: 2,195
Favorites: 1

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An anime biography on Megumi Yokota, who was abducted by North Korea in 1977 when she was 13 years old. North Korea acknowledges abducting her and at least 12 other Japanese residents during the 1970s and the 1980s, but the country has not provided any conclusive evidence on her fate and most of the others.

(Source: ANN)


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Satou, Hiromu
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Akama, Misako
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"A Song for Megumi" by Paul Stookey


Jul 2, 2013
If to sort specifically, direction is bad. Close ups, delays, other director's counters are realized muffledly. Direction of this anime leaves much to be desired, but it is not because there are no "juicy scenes with pants", there is no silly humour, there are no heroes-adventurers who rescue each young lady who got to trouble. All the matter is that emotions are not showed especially plausibly. Really it was impossible to put a little more heart and soul and compassions in this work? The history deserves that it knew, but the fact that an anime is removed not in the best way, remains the ...
Apr 23, 2018
Not a fiction story, or even a proper "story." Megumi is one more appeal from her parents whose haven't seen her since 1977, when she was 13 years old. This short anime tells a little about Megumi, about how loved she was and then, how despairing it was when she vanished into thin air and reappeared inside of a country-sized prison. Her parents have been fighting since then to get their daughter back, even without the help of the government and the silence from North Korea. It's been, by the time of this writing, 41 years since Megumi disappearance and they still haven't heard from ...
Apr 30, 2018
So “Megumi” is an anime based on the real life event of N.Korea abducting Japanese in order to learn Japanese culture. The main character is Megumi yokota a 13 y.o girl who was kidnapped on 1977.

Story:I don’t really know how to rate this because it’s a real life story with real people names on it but the story here is executed badly it’s just bad but you can get a few tear drops out of it. -4

Art:It’s just bad and unique at the same time to me, the animation doesn’t show that many movement the don’t even bother animating the mouth movements,what I found unique ...


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Poll: Megumi Episode 1 Discussion
Retro8bit - Oct 21, 2009
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Sep 23, 2022 8:13 AM
It’s time to ditch the text file.
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