Summer Ghost

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Synonyms: Project Common
Japanese: サマーゴースト


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 12, 2021
Licensors: GKIDS
Studios: Flat Studio
Source: Mixed media
Genre: SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 39 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.851 (scored by 2317523,175 users)
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Ranked: #8322
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Popularity: #2371
Members: 69,597
Favorites: 570

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It is said that fireworks can calm the souls of the dead. For Tomoya Sugisaki, Aoi Harukawa, and Ryou Kobayashi, fireworks are what allowed them to meet the Summer Ghost. Believed to be the spirit of a young woman who committed suicide, the Summer Ghost only appears in a specific area and can only be seen by those who are within arm's reach of death.

Tomoya is a creative soul being crushed by his academic obligation to get into a good university. Aoi is a meek girl who is relentlessly bullied by her classmates. Ryou is a former basketball star who had to forfeit his passion following a grim diagnosis. The only thing these three have in common is their ability to see the Summer Ghost. The Summer Ghost is said to be able to answer any and all questions pertaining to death—something the three teenagers desperately want to know more about.

Dissatisfied with their initial meeting, Tomoya sets out to find the Summer Ghost once again. But the more time he spends with the ghost, the more the mystery surrounding her existence unravels.

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Katsumata, Hideo
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Kosemura, Akira


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"Summer Ghost" by Akira Kosemura

Feb 7, 2022
First of all this is not a movie for everyone, The story requires a lot of interpretation with so little time because the movie's pace is really fast so pay attention!

With that being said, in 45 minutes they've done a pretty good job telling a story. If they got like 70+ minutes to tell more about backstory of each character even more, I believe this movie could be much more emotional.

Artstyle is great, although the animation seem rough, the lighting and color tone are make up for it. Which help a lot to understand the character's view of the world.

Soundtrack is also great. It fit ...
Mar 25, 2022
Summer Ghost is a short but quite complicated movie to watch. Everyone has their own share of problems. A person can look completely fine and satisfied on the outside, but we never know what's hiding behind that smile and laughter. However, no problem is worth more than the life you have been given. That is message I got from watching this movie.

The art of the movie is very pretty. I like the designs of the characters and the way they are drawn. The color is bright but not vibrant; it has that 'dull' tone going on. The animation is choppy most of the time, ...
Mar 6, 2022
I really like the art the sound everything here but I just wished that it was longer though the pacing was a lil too fast but it was worth the watch I really like the story because the mc is having the same problem as I do right now and it impacted me by how his action goes and well and animation is decent or I could say pretty good but I hope to see more of your work in the future
Keep up the good work and in the near future I hope to see how better your animation and movies or animation ...

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