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Hoshi wo Katta Hi


Alternative Titles

English: The Day I Bought a Star
Synonyms: The Day I Cropped a Star, The Day I Harvested a Star, The Day I Harvested a Planet
Japanese: 星をかった日

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 3, 2006
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Ghibli
Source: Original
Genres: Sci-Fi, Kids
Duration: 16 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Ranked: #26972
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Popularity: #5654
Members: 4,997
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Synopsis

A young boy, tired of the city, escapes into the country. When trying to bring vegetables to the market to sell, his cart breaks down and he exchanges the vegetables for a mystical seed. Returning home he plants the seed in a normal pot—only to find it growing into a planet.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Miyazaki, Hayao
Director, Script, Screenplay
Yasuda, Michiyo
Color Design
Inoue, Naohisa
Original Creator
Tsuru, Norihiro
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Oct 9, 2019
videogamer (All reviews)
This short film is only available for viewing at the Studio Ghibli museum in Japan. Additionally it's screened in Japanese without English subtitles. As I only know a few Japanese phrases, I had to follow along with visuals alone.

That said, the visual art was very impressive. The story focused around a boy planting and fostering a miniature planet which allowed for several interesting effects. An artificial atmosphere was creating by spraying water on an initially lifeless, rock-like planet. Animations involved careful depiction of weight as affected by gravity in the atmosphere of the planet. There were a few shots using a fixed perspective from the read more

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