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Kaze wo Mita Shounen

Alternative Titles

English: The Boy Who Saw the Wind
Synonyms: Kaze o Mita Shonen
Japanese: 風を見た少年


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 22, 2000
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Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Brain's Base
Source: Book
Duration: 1 hr. 37 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.861 (scored by 1,456 users)
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Ranked: #38442
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Popularity: #4505
Members: 3,492
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Young boy Amon has mysterious powers. His dad is the cheif scientist for the Empire of the Golden Snake. He's invented weapons for this country in the past, but does not want his boy's powers to be used for destruction so he burns his research and tries to escape the country with his family. The mom and dad die in the escape and only Amon is left. He runs from the military, ends up on an island where he learns about the ancient people who could fly on the wind and talk to animals (as he can). Amon then ends up in a fishermen's village and makes friends with Maria. After this village is attacked by the Golden Snake army, the two run away with a band of rebels. Together, they try to stop the Empire of the Golden Snake from destroying and conquering everything. Based on the book by C.W. Nicol.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Adachi, Yumi
Adachi, Yumi
Yamaya, Hatsuo
Yamaya, Hatsuo


Shinohara, Toshiya
Shinohara, Toshiya
Animation Director
Kurahashi, Shizuo
Kurahashi, Shizuo
Sound Effects
Maeda, Minoru
Maeda, Minoru
Character Design
Utagawa, Ritsuko
Utagawa, Ritsuko
Color Design

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Apr 7, 2009
A wonderful shounen anti-war film which slipped through the cracks.

The amazing art will surely catch your eye. The vintage styling, reminiscent of "Now and Then, Here and There", will make you think you're watching a film that's much older than a 2000 movie. The Boy Who Saw the Wind's classic look paints the film as a tribal fantasy epic, despite its technologically-advanced universe. The result is a multi-temporal environment which is nostalgic, modern, and futuristic, all at the same time.

Within this universe, the common boy-saves-girl anti-war drama takes place, of which Now and Then, Laputa, Conan, and Agito are variants. The Boy Who Saw the read more
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Oct 13, 2011
Wow. What an under watched, underrated gem of a movie with a bit of a Studio Ghibli feel to it. It isn't. Brains Base did it.

There's no need for me to go into the story because the synopsis does it very well . . . . for a change.

It takes place in an alternate world that has the of 1930's Europe. There are some pretty fantastic airships, bi-planes, tanks, and storm troopers. The background art flows from dark, menacing snowy nights, bright island life, rain on ruins, to hope filled sunrises. It is very effective read more
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