Chibi Maruko-chan: Watashi no Suki na Uta

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Synonyms: Chibi Maruko-chan: My Favorite Song
Japanese: ちびまる子ちゃん わたしの好きな歌


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 19, 1992
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: MusicMusic, Visual ArtsVisual Arts
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 1 hr. 33 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.071 (scored by 596596 users)
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Ranked: #36032
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Popularity: #10596
Members: 1,707
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Sakura Momoko's teacher assigns the third grade to draw an image based on their favorite song to enter a contest. Momoko loves a song she recently learned during her music class and is anxious to make a good drawing based on it. On her way to meet her relatives in Shizuoka, she meets Shouko Kimura, a university student who occasionally draws portraits at the local train station and plans to also participate in an art contest. Fascinated by her illustrations, Sakura meets Kimura once again. Shouko is enchanted by Momoko's sympathy and honesty. They quickly become friends and end up inspiring each other in their own way.

(Source: ANN)


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Sakura, Momoko
Takahashi, Yumiko
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Ending Theme

"Daisuki (だいすき)" by Yumiko Takahashi

Apr 4, 2019
Upon looking further into Masaaki Yuasa’s filmography, I noticed this chibi maruko chan movie, wich caught my eyes because I had seen some animation that reminded me of mind game. It was also greatly recommended by a friend of mine, note that you can watch it blind, as the series is mostly composed of gags and the characters stay very static and relatable without knowing exactly their origins.
The movie starts with Sakura momoko also known as maruko-chan learning a new song, Menkoi kouma (beloved foal), she soon gets an assignment : to think of her favorite song and draw the image that comes to ...
Mar 3, 2021
Mixed Feelings
I'd known about the existence of Chibi Maruko-chan for over a decade, but had never seen any of it, so this movie was my first exposure. I believe the draw of this movie to anyone watching it post 2020 would be the Masaki Yuasa directed music segments, which do display his early charms and are fun. Not all of the musical segments are directed by Yuasa and not all of them are good, but they are all interesting enough in their own right, and mix in nicely with the calm, warm, almost nostalgic tone the movie adopts. This is where the film shines in my ...

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Do I need to watch the TV show before watching the film?
H1ruma - Sep 10
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Sep 10, 4:30 AM
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_-_Sally_-_ - Jun 9, 2021
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Jul 12, 2021 3:04 PM
Is there anywhere to watch it online?
Kafig - Oct 28, 2016
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Apr 18, 2017 11:56 PM