Uchuu Show e Youkoso


Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW

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Synonyms: Uchu Show e Youkoso
Japanese: 宇宙ショーへようこそ
English: Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW
German: Welcome to the Space Show
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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, FantasyFantasy
Theme: SpaceSpace
Duration: 2 hr. 16 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 7.321 (scored by 81898,189 users)
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Ranked: #24042
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3895
Members: 24,709
Favorites: 41

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Synopsis

Five elementary school children are spending their summer break camping at a remote mountain village. While on a hunt for their missing rabbit, Pyon-kichi, they find an injured dog in a field with crop circles. After nursing the dog back to health, they are shocked when he suddenly speaks and introduces himself as Pochi Rickman—an alien researcher who has been on Earth researching its plant life.

As thanks for saving his life, Pochi offers to take the children to the moon on a sightseeing trip. When they arrive, the group quickly discovers that the moon hides a vast alien metropolis which they begin to gleefully explore. Unfortunately, after hearing that Pochi was severely injured on his mission, the government of the moon issues a travel sanction on Earth, preventing the children from returning home.

Left with no other choice, the group journeys around the galaxy in search of a way to safely return to Earth. Amidst their adventure, they are pursued by aliens affiliated with "The Space Show," the universe's most-watched production shrouded in mystery.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Uchuu Show e Youkoso was first announced in the February 2008 issue of Newtype magazine under the working title The Space Show. The film premiered alongside the screening of Summer Wars at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival Generation program in February 2010.

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Yuasa, Masaaki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Masunari, Koji
Director, Storyboard


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"Who I Was Born to Be" by Susan Boyle



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 ...
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 ...
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" ...

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