Tsuki no Waltz

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Synonyms: Minna no Uta, The Moon Waltz
Japanese: 月のワルツ


Type: Music
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 1, 2004
Producers: NHK
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Original
Theme: MusicMusic
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 4 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.421 (scored by 15711,571 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #10350
Members: 2,784
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First "professional" animation work by Atsuko Ishizuka of MADHOUSE. It was done and broadcast as an episode of NHK's Minna no Uta.

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Isayama, Mio
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Composition
Ishizuka, Atsuko
Animation Director


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Oct 8, 2022
I'll keep this review short and sweet. The music was great, the animation absolutely beautiful and charming, and the story a surreal trip through stunningly designed backdrops. I'd say give it a watch for yourself, it's about 4 min 45 sec. For me, the strongest points are definitely the art and music, whereas the characters and story, I feel are lacking somewhat. It's not a bad thing, but it's harder to understand the story since it's more abstract and left to viewer interpretation, which makes the characters feel a slight bit less interesting for me because they feel a part of the backdrops rather than ...
Feb 26, 2015
Hey there

Before I start I just want to ask you to read this while playing the song in the background. Look it up "Tsuki No Waltz"

it's only five minutes long, you have little to lose but a great song to gain!

Count the beats!
one two three one two three one two three one two three one two three one two three
quick-quick-slow quick-quick-slow quick-quick-slow quick-quick-slow
Apr 14, 2012
Esta review también está en español.

Tsuki no Waltz, or in english, The Waltz of the Moon, is a song by Mio Isayama, with a video directed by Atsuko Ishizuka (Madhouse), and originally aired in the program Minna no Uta.

In a dark alley with only one street lamp, a red-eyed young girl is admiring a music box. When the music starts, the imaginary (or not?) adventure of our protagonist begins, who will tour dark caves and starry skies, first running and later flying, to finally reach the Palace of the Moon (named Chandra Mahal in the song), where time flows in a different way...

So that's (part ...

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