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


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


Score: 7.381 (scored by 66366,636 users)
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Ranked: #20152
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Popularity: #3467
Members: 19,279
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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.

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Yuasa, Masaaki
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Masunari, Koji
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Mar 3, 2011
Archaeon (All reviews)
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
Feb 22, 2011
Psychotik (All reviews)
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
Aug 3, 2010
Wolf_in_Paradise (All reviews)
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
Nov 20, 2017
Werty800 (All reviews)
When I think of the word "imagination", my thoughts immediately run towards my childhood and the experience of discovering and understanding new things on my own, without asking or needing an actual definition. It makes me remember the times when consuming any piece of media I had on my hands was immediately proceeded with imagining my own expansions for it.
Nowadays, that definition somewhat changed. I feel like with age, imagination attempts to turn itself away from inspiration, trying to get to a point where only the overarching ideas remain from anything you experience. It's a natural way of things, as you go through more and read more

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