Blue Giant

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Japanese: BLUE GIANT


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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 17, 2023
Licensors: GKIDS
Studios: Nut
Source: Manga
Theme: MusicMusic
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 1 hr. 59 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 8.371 (scored by 64496,449 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1982
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4473
Members: 24,255
Favorites: 199

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Synopsis

"I will definitely become the world's best Jazz player!"

Blue Giant follows Dai Miyamoto, who is a member of the basketball club. While attending junior high school one day, a friend takes him to a live jazz performance, which inspires him deeply. Thereafter, he begins practicing the tenor saxophone by himself, without the ability to read sheet music.

Rain or shine, day or night, Dai continues to practice. During his first performance, he is criticized by the audience, however, Dai passionately blows away at his saxophone. A tale of reaching his goal recklessly and sincerely begins.

(Source: MAL News)

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Staff

Tachikawa, Yuzuru
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Zhou, Haosong
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Hirose, Kiyoshi
Episode Director, Editing
Kimura, Satoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


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Reviews

Mar 3, 2024
Hype that I am finally watching this, wish I saw this in theaters, saw the ad last year but forgot about it.
Hype for music and jazz, heard people say it was the best music genre anime movie or something like that, and I love jazz so HYPE

Everything was so well animated, the detail on everything too DAMN, the transitions while they were playing were crazy too.
I love the characters, they are really good, I love their personalities and everything. At first I was kinda questioning them since they just seemed really goofy, but goofy makes them good.

And obviously the biggest part of this movie, ...
Jan 31, 2024
This feels like the ultimate, personal attack for those "Did they animate the music right?" videos.

While clearly suffering from too much content cramped into a movie duration, Blue Giant never losses the driving force to propel you and them further! Even more, the presence of animation fills and perfecting the obvious gap left by the manga. You will never see passion, hustle and youthful transcending a medium this beautiful!

The kind of music that makes you jump out of your seat out of reflexes! The kind of music that drives you crazy! Blue Giant is the epitome of musical animation, and you'll have to fight me ...
Jan 21, 2024
Blue Giant reminded me why animation is such a powerful art form. As pretentious as that sounds, the film really conveyed why some emotions are just too overwhelming to be display on other medium. This is first and foremost, an anime for dreamers. Whether it's the pure joy, passion, or perseverance, this film does it all with flying colors. From beginning to end, I could feel the whole theater being under the film's spell. Damn, it kept everyone in their seats and stunned to silence through the end credits.
I went in not knowing much about the story other than "jazz" (which I love as ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Blue Giant Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
kayune_ - Feb 17, 2023
55 repliesby Dumb »»
Apr 15, 2:28 AM
Streaming date???
TheRealRouges - Mar 25
9 repliesby TheRealRouges »»
Mar 26, 1:56 AM
Coming to Theatres (India)
Aryu1410 - Mar 5
0 repliesby Aryu1410 »»
Mar 5, 11:58 PM
Kinda unfair that the best anime of 2023 doesn't get any attention
AnimeIs4Kidz - Dec 31, 2023
7 repliesby TRC_Randy »»
Feb 16, 5:21 PM
How far will the movie cover?
DrOctavius99 - Oct 1, 2023
8 repliesby luca14t »»
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