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Uchuu Show e Youkoso


Alternative Titles

English: Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW
Synonyms: Uchu Show e Youkoso
Japanese: 宇宙ショーへようこそ

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 18, 2010
Producers: Aniplex
Licensors: NYAV Post
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Original
Duration: 2 hr. 16 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 7.501 (scored by 4,704 users)
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Ranked: #15852
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2836
Members: 11,334
Favorites: 25
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Synopsis

A tiny mountain village in a remote woodland region. Five primary school kids have come together in this idyllic spot in order to spend their summer holidays at a camp. At first the children enjoy carefree days amidst unspoiled nature far away from adult supervision. But their life changes dramatically when they come across what they believe to be a small dog, badly in need of help. The creature – known as Pochi – turns out not to be a dog at all but an alien on an important mission.

It seems there is a mysterious substance on earth that is coveted throughout the universe. Pochi had almost found it but was so badly injured during a fight that he had to give up his search. Thanks to the children's help, the alien survives – and decides to reward them generously. “Where would you most like to travel?” is the question Pochi puts to his rescuers. Their answer is prompt, if vague:
“As far as possible!” Pochi suggests they try the moon first of all, and so, the alien whisks away the kids to the satellite next door. This marks the beginning of an absolutely amazing adventure.

During the course of their travels they discover that the substance coveted throughout the universe is in fact also integral to Japanese cuisine – and it just so happens that one of the kids has some of this mysterious substance in his pocket.

(Source: Berlinale.de)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Rickman, Pochi
Rickman, Pochi
Main
Fujiwara, Keiji
Japanese
Fujiwara, Keiji
Koyama, Natsuki
Koyama, Natsuki
Main
Kurosawa, Tomoyo
Japanese
Kurosawa, Tomoyo
Satou, Kiyoshi
Satou, Kiyoshi
Main
Uzawa, Shoutarou
Japanese
Uzawa, Shoutarou
Harada, Kouji
Harada, Kouji
Main
Yoshinaga, Takuto
Japanese
Yoshinaga, Takuto

Staff

Iwakami, Atsuhiro
Iwakami, Atsuhiro
Producer
Ochikoshi, Tomonori
Ochikoshi, Tomonori
Producer
Yuasa, Masaaki
Yuasa, Masaaki
Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Masunari, Koji
Masunari, Koji
Director, Storyboard


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"Who I Was Born to Be" by Susan Boyle




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Archaeon
Mar 3, 2011
Leave any child unattended for a length of time and they will undoubtedly find themselves in some sort of mischief, even if they weren't looking to get into trouble, and all world weary parents, teachers and carers will attest to this as truth. The main reason for it is because kids are naturally curious individuals (when you're young the universe tends to be a fascinating place), and are more willing to accept as fact things that many adults would find preposterous, ridiculous, or just plain crazy.

The irony is that while the "mature" population of the world will often scoff or smile condescendingly at children's tales read more
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Psychotik
Feb 22, 2011
Space: the final frontier. Not many get to experience being in space or even know much about it, but many people dream. For these 5 kids, it's a real adventure. Uchuu Show e Youkoso, or Welcome to the Space Show in English, is one big adventure in space, trying to get back home. We see how much the kids are willing to do and learn to get back home in time.

The story starts in rural Japan, during summer vacation where 5 kids go to camp for a week... with no adult supervision of any kind? Okay. Everything is normal until they find an injured "dog" read more
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Otaking09
Jun 17, 2011
Don't you just love modern day cinema? I'm starting to think after just 4-6 months of honest, studious, observation towards recent made movies really only do nothing more than illustrate the effectiveness that preexisting movies have.
Something like this movie appears to be (from an average American fan) just to be another high-grade, beautifully drawn movie... and that is it.

The greatest compliment I can give to this movie is that if you're trying to take your tasting developing into your own hands, you'll trust yourself more when you can readily see Welcome to the Space Show nothing more than my previous description.
And not just nothing more, read more
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Wolf_in_Paradise
Aug 3, 2010
I loved this movie. It reminded me of a Miyazaki Film.

The story is really fun. It's enjoyable for all ages. mostly comedic with action and emotional times stirred in. It makes for a great ride.

The characters are your basic mix for an adventure story. You have the older responsible one, bookworm, cute kid, girly girl, and engergetic character. Even though we've all seen these character types before they each have their own unique feel to them as the develop.

Art is Great hands down, only complaint any one could have is when they fly over the moon.

As i said i abosolutly loved this film, it read more
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