Hourou Musuko (TV)

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[ adapted from Wandering Son (manga) ]

Alternative title:
Wandering Son
放浪息子 (Japanese)
Genres: drama, romance
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: Shuicihi Nitori appears to be a shy and quiet preteen boy, when he transfers to a new school he quickly makes friends with the tomboyish Yoshino Takatsuki who sits next to him. It soon becomes apparent that both Shucihi and Yoshino are more than simply a sensitive boy and masculine girl, they both are transgendered. Together they decide to take the first steps toward becoming the people they want to be.
User Ratings: 546 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 64 votes (sub:61, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Excellent: 107 votes (sub:102, raw:2, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
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 Very good: 108 votes (sub:100, raw:3, dub:3, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Good: 83 votes (sub:80, raw:1, others:2
1 Russian subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
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 Decent: 47 votes (sub:44, raw:1, dub:1, others:1
1 Korean subtitled
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 So-so: 33 votes (sub:31, dub:1, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
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 Not really good: 31 votes (sub:30, dub:1)
 Weak: 24 votes (sub:22, raw:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
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 Bad: 18 votes (sub:17, dub:1)
 Awful: 15 votes (sub:13, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
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 Worst ever: 16 votes (sub:14, dub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 853 users, rank: #1189 (of 6016)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 6.854 (Good), std. dev.: 2.6089, rank: #2717 (of 6009)
Weighted mean: 6.930 (Good), rank: #2421 (of 6009) (seen all: 7.99 / seen some: 5.50 / won't finish: 3.43)
Bayesian estimate: 6.943 (Good), rank: #2141 (of 4575)
Running time: 23 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 11
Episode titles: We have 11
Vintage: 2011-01-13
Opening Theme:
"Itsudatte." (いつだって。) by Daisuke
Ending Theme:
"For You" by Rie Fu
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Ei Aoki
Series Composition: Mari Okada
Script:
Mari Okada (eps 1-11)
Storyboard:
Ei Aoki (OP, ED; 6 episodes
eps 1-2, 6, 9-11
)

Hiroki Hayashi (ep 10)
Keiichi Sasajima (ep 4)
Kyōhei Ishiguro (ep 7)
Makoto Bessho (eps 5, 8)
Takafumi Hoshikawa (ep 3)
Episode Director:
Chizuru Miyawaki (ep 4)
Ei Aoki (eps 1, 11)
Hiroki Hayashi (eps 6, 10)
Koji Yoshikawa (ep 9)
Kyōhei Ishiguro (ep 7)
Makoto Bessho (eps 2, 5, 10)
Masashi Abe (ep 3)
Shōgo Arai (ep 8)
Unit Director: Ei Aoki (OP, ED)
Music:
Keiichi Okabe (MoNACA)
Satoru Kousaki (MoNACA)
Original Work: Takako Shimura
Character Design: Ryuichi Makino
Art Director: Akira Ito
Chief Animation Director: Ryuichi Makino
Animation Director:
Atsushi Aono (eps 3, 9)
Eiji Ishimoto (ep 8)
Keiichirou Honjou (ep 4)
Koji Watanabe (ep 9)
Masahiko Itojima (ep 3)
Masako Matsumoto (eps 5-6, 10)
Michio Satô (eps 2, 5-6, 10)
Riwako Matsui (ep 8)
Ryuichi Makino (ED; eps 1, 11)
Tadashi Oppata (ep 4)
Takuya Tani (eps 2, 10)
Yukiko Aikei (ep 7)
Yūya Shimoji (ep 2)
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Advertising: Hiroyuki Seta (Fuji TV)
Animation: Ryuichi Makino (OP)
Art Setting: Yohei Kodama
Assistant Animation Director:
Eiji Ishimoto (ep 11)
Masahito Onoda (eps 8, 11)
Masako Matsumoto (eps 3, 11)
Michio Satô (eps 3, 11)
Riwako Matsui (ep 11)
Ryuuji Iwata (ep 8)
Takuya Tani (ep 6)
CG Creative Director: Daisuke Suzuki
CG Line Director: Garyo Tanaka
CG Producer: Hiroaki Matsuura
Chief Producer:
Hiroyuki Shimizu
Kōji Yamamoto (Fuji TV)
Color Check:
Akiko Tomono (eps 3, 8, 10)
Aya Ouchi (eps 1, 11)
Hironori Nochi (ep 7)
Satoko Kimura (ep 4)
Tomomi Hashimoto (eps 2, 5-6, 10)
Yuichi Furuichi (ep 9)
Color Coordination:
Akiko Tomono (eps 3, 8, 10)
Aya Ouchi (eps 1, 11)
Hironori Nochi (ep 7)
Satoko Kimura (ep 4)
Tomomi Hashimoto (eps 2, 5-6, 10)
Yuichi Furuichi (ep 9)
Color design: Aya Ouchi
Compilation: Masato Seino (Fuji TV)
Composite Chief: Motohiro Kunishige
Composite Director: Tomonobu Kato
Costume Design Assistant: Masako Matsumoto
Editing: Syota Migiyama
In-Between Check:
Naoya Hoshino (ep 9)
Sachiyo Matsubayashi (ep 7)
Shoichi Sunahara (8 episodes
eps 1-3, 5-6, 8, 10-11
)

Takahiro Nawa (ep 4)
Key Animation:
Ai Okabayashi (ep 7)
Akemi Kobayashi (ep 11)
Aki Kumata (ep 9)
Aki Nishizaki (ep 7)
Aki Yamauchi (ep 9)
Akiko Kumada (ep 7)
Akiko Matsuo (ep 5)
Asako Aoki (ep 4)
Atsushi Saito (9 episodes
eps 1-6, 8, 10-11
)

Ayako Satou (ep 4)
Chie Hashimoto (ep 9)
Chizuko Kusakabe (ep 2)
Dai Imaoka (ep 4)
Dai Suzuki (ep 7)
Daiki Miyagawa (6 episodes
eps 1-3, 6, 10-11
)

Daisuke Saito (ep 8)
Eiji Ishimoto (ep 8)
Erina Oshima (Sakura Create; ep 3)
Etsushi Mori (ep 10)
Fumiaki Usui (ep 7)
Fumiko Kon (ep 10)
Gosei Oda (ep 2)
Hatsue Koizumi (eps 5, 8)
Hideaki Matsuoka (ep 3)
Hidenobu Takahashi (ED; 6 episodes
eps 1-2, 5-6, 10-11
)

Hiroaki Ikeda (ep 9)
Hiroki Ikeshita (ep 10)
Hiroyuki Yoshii (eps 7-8)
Hisashi Samejima (eps 3, 10)
Junichi Seki (ep 3)
Kaori Ikeda (Studio Angle; ep 3)
Kaoru Nagakawa (ep 9)
Katsuyuki Yamazaki (ep 8)
Kazuhiro Oki (ep 3)
Kazuya Saitoh (ep 4)
Kazuyuki Igai (ep 10)
Kei Sakai (ep 10)
Keiichi Sugiura (ep 9)
Keiichirou Honjou (eps 4, 10)
Keiko Fukumoto (ep 4)
Keiko Ichihara (ep 7)
Keita Hagio (ep 10)
Ken Mukaigawara (eps 5-6)
Kenji Kajiwara (ep 6)
Kentaro Tokiwa (ep 9)
Koichi Hayami (ep 9)
Koji Maruoka (ep 9)
Koji Miura (ep 3)
Koji Watanabe (ep 1)
Kouichi Arai (ep 1)
Kumiko Abe (ep 7)
Makiko Fujiwara (ep 7)
Makito Uehara (ep 8)
Makoto Bessho (eps 2, 10)
Makoto Sawazaki (ep 5)
Manabu Shioda (ep 8)
Masahiro Yoshisaki (Studio Angle; ep 3)
Masahito Onoda (ep 8)
Masaki Suzuki (eps 1, 5)
Masako Matsumoto (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 5-6, 10-11
)

Mayumi Tomiie (eps 9, 11)
Michio Satô (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 5-6, 10-11
)

Mihoko Ishihara (ep 6)
Mika Sawada (ep 11)
Miki Okabana (ep 11)
Mina Itou (ep 7)
Misao Abe (ep 6)
Mitsunori Yamaguchi (ep 4)
Miyuki Honda (ep 9)
Miyuki Matsumoto (ep 4)
Momoko Kawai (eps 9-11)
Motoko Watanabe (ep 11)
Noboru Kawamori (Studio Angle; ep 3)
Nobuhiro Arai (ep 9)
Nobuyuki Kitajima (ep 11)
Noriyasu Murata (ep 4)
Rika Kato (ep 9)
Riwako Matsui (ep 8)
Ryoichi Murata (ep 11)
Ryosuke Oshima (ep 6)
Ryuuji Iwata (eps 8, 11)
Sachiyo Matsubayashi (ep 7)
Sakurako Mitsuhashi (ep 7)
Satomi Tamura (ep 7)
Satoshi Harayama (ep 8)
Satoshi Kimura (ep 7)
Sawako Shigematsu (ep 6)
Shigeru Uchihara (ep 8)
Shin Tanoue (ep 11)
Shinichi Wada (ep 3)
Shinji Takeuchi (ep 4)
Shinya Nishizawa (ep 7)
Shou Kawashima (ep 9)
Shouji Endo (ep 6)
Shuri Toida (ep 7)
Shuuhei Yamamoto (ep 2)
Suguru Iijima (ep 10)
Takao Takegami (ep 10)
Takashi Kojima (ep 11)
Takehiro Nakayama (ep 3)
Takumi Yokota (ED; eps 1, 11)
Takuya Tani (eps 1-2, 5)
Tatsuki Kanazaki (ep 9)
Terutaka Echigo (eps 8, 11)
Tomoko Tanaka (ep 8)
Tomoko Tsuji (ep 10)
Tomomi Ishikawa (ep 4)
Tomomi Nakamura (ep 4)
Tomotaka Shibayama (ep 2)
Tomoyuki Kitamura (ep 8)
Toshiharu Kudō (ep 8)
Toshiki Yamazaki (ep 11)
Toshiko Inada (ep 7)
Toshimitsu Takechi (eps 10-11)
Tsuyoshi Kakihara (eps 5-6)
Yasutetsu Aoki (ep 10)
Yoshiko Nakajima (ep 9)
Yoshimi Satō (ep 9)
Yoshio Tamura (eps 2, 10)
Yoshitaka Kohno (eps 10-11)
Youko Saitou (Sakura Create; ep 3)
Youko Satou (ep 4)
Yūki Fukuchi (6 episodes
eps 1-2, 5-6, 10-11
)

Yuki Hijikata (Sakura Create; ep 3)
Yūki Tsutsumi (ep 1)
Yukihide Oku (ep 8)
Yukiko Aikei (ep 7)
Yukiko Miyamoto (ep 9)
Yuuko Yamada (ep 8)
Yūya Shimoji (ED; 6 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 10-11
)

Main Animator: Michio Satô
Original Work Assistance:
Katsuhiko Okumura (Monthly Comic Beam Editorial Dept.)
Osamu Fujii (Monthly Comic Beam Editorial Dept.)
Production Advancement:
Kazunari Kikuchi (ep 8)
Kika Tsukamoto (ep 4)
Kōichirō Hayashi (ep 9)
Masao Yamazaki (ep 8)
Nao Umakawa (ep 11)
Shinichirou Ueda (eps 3, 6)
Shūhei Morino (ep 10)
Shunichi Tsuji (ep 10)
Sugaho Kojima (eps 1-2, 5)
Yuki Ikemoto (ep 7)
Production Desk: Kyoko Oda
Prop Design: Masako Matsumoto
Publicity: Wataru Onoki
Publicity Assistance:
Hiromi Hasegawa
Noriko Kitane
Recording Adjustment: Nobuhiro Negishi
Recording Assistant: Junpei Fujiwara
Setting Production: Nao Umakawa
Sound Effects: Katsuhiro Nakano
Sound Production Manager: Rie Tanaka
Special Effects: Hironobu Watanabe
Theme Song Performance:
Daisuke (OP)
Rie Fu (ED)
Asami Seto as Yoshino Takatsuki
Kosuke Hatakeyama as Shuichi Nitori

Aki Toyosaki as Momoko Shirai
Kaoru Mizuhara as Fumiya Ninomiya
Kazuya Nakai as Saisho Sensei
Keiji Fujiwara as Shii-chan
Nana Mizuki as Maho Nitori
Saeko Chiba as Chizuru Sarashina
Takako Honda as Yuki
Yoshino Nanjou as Kanako Sasa
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Riku Seya
Yui Horie as Anna Suehiro
Yūichi Iguchi as Makoto Ariga
Yuuka Nanri as Saori Chiba

Ai Takabe as Maiko
Ayane Sakura as
Female Student A
Isawa
Nagasawa
Binbin Takaoka as principal(ep 1)
Chinatsu Akasaki as Tsuchiya
Genki Muro as
male student C(ep 12)
Taniguchi
Yamashita
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Shinpei Doi
Kaoru Katakai as Shuichi and Maho's grandmother
Kaoru Mizuhara as
female student B(11)
Kanako's Mother
Kazuyoshi Shiibashi as
boy B(ep 4)
Hori
Kazuyuki Okitsu as
male student A(11)
Yuki's brother(ep 11)
Kyosuke Suzuki as
boy A(ep 4)
Hasegawa
Maaya Uchida as Miyake
Mikako Komatsu as female student A(11)
Minako Kotobuki as
female student B(ep 8)
Kobayashi
Mutsumi Tamura as
Takanori Oka
Yamanaka
Rina Dendō as
Katakura
Makoto's Mother
school nurse
Sayaka Ohara as Shuichi's Mother
Shunzou Miyasaka as
Aoyama
Shuichi's Father
Takayuki Kondou as
Kentarou Kaneda
male student C(11)
Takuya Kuriyama as Yabe
Yuka Keichō as Yoshino's Mother
Yuko Gibu as Tamaki Satō
Yurie Kobori as
female teacher
girl B(11)
Saori's Mother
Japanese companies
2nd Key Animation:
acca effe (eps 3, 8, 11)
Asahi Production (ep 11)
asread (ep 11)
AZETA PICTURES (ep 11)
Ginga-ya (ep 11)
GoHands (eps 3, 8)
Nakamura Production (ep 8)
Satelight (eps 10-11)
Studio Victory (ep 10)
Tokyo Animation Center (eps 3, 11)
Animation Production: AIC (AIC Classic)
Backgrounds: Studio Easter
Broadcaster:
BS Fuji (2011-02-26)
Fuji TV (Noitamina)
Kansai Telecasting Corporation (2011-01-18)
Noitamina
Tokai TV (2011-01-20)
Composite Assistance: Studio Easter
Key Animation:
FAI (ep 7)
Sakura Create (ep 3)
Studio Angle (ep 3)
Music Production: Aniplex
Production Cooperation:
Sunrise (eps 4, 7, 9)
Recording Studio: Prosen Studio
Sound Production: Magic Capsule
Video Editing: Sony PCL
English staff
English companies
(none)
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll
English cast
(none)
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