Children Who Chase Lost Voices (movie)

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Alternative title:
Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below 
Hoshi o Ou Kodomo (Japanese) 
Journey to Agartha 
Viagem para Agartha (Portuguese) 
Viaje a Agartha (Spanish) 
Voyage vers Agartha (French) 
Ловцы забытых голосов (Russian) 
星を追う子ども (Japanese) 
追逐繁星的孩子 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
별을 쫓는 아이:아가르타의 전설 (Korean) 
Genres: adventure , fantasy , romance 
Themes: belonging , journey 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: The story centers on Asuna, a girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her father as a memento. However, she embarks on a journey of adventure to meet a boy again, and thus comes to know the cruelty and beauty of the world, as well as loss. 
User Ratings: 693 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 115 votes (sub:91, dub:20, others:4
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Excellent: 185 votes (sub:154, dub:24, ?:1, others:6
1 German subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Lithuanian subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Very good: 191 votes (sub:156, dub:25, raw:1, others:9
3 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 German dubbed
)
 Good: 107 votes (sub:85, dub:18, others:4
1 Italian subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Arabic subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Decent: 47 votes (sub:37, dub:6, ?:1, raw:1, others:2
1 Russian subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
)
 So-so: 28 votes (sub:19, dub:3, ?:1, raw:1, others:4
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Russian edited dub
)
 Not really good: 8 votes (sub:5, dub:3)
 Weak: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 953 users, rank: #1103 (of 6096)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 8.039 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.5909, rank: #412 (of 6089)
Weighted mean: 7.985 (Very good), rank: #462 (of 6089) (seen all: 8.00 / seen some: 3.00 / won't finish: 3.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.977 (Very good), rank: #303 (of 4589)
Running time: 116 minutes 
Vintage: 2011-05-07
Premiere date:
2011-05-07 (Japan) 
2011-12-17 (Malaysia, Comic Fiesta 2011) 
2012-03-28 (Italy, Future Film Festival) 
2012-09-13 (Australia, Reel Anime) 
Release dates: We have 2
Ending Theme:
"Hello Goodbye & Hello" by Anri Kumaki 
News: Show:
Opening Ceremonies (Jul 29, 2011)
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Children Who Chase Lost Voices (Blu-Ray) 2012-11-13 (from $13.99)
DVD (Region 1)
    Children Who Chase Lost Voices (DVD) 2012-11-13 (from $10.49)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Makoto Shinkai 
Screenplay: Makoto Shinkai 
Music: Tenmon 
Character Design: Takayo Nishimura 
Art Director: Takumi Tanji 
Animation Director: Takayo Nishimura 
Executive Producer:
Hiroaki Kitano (Yahoo JAPAN) 
Katsuji Nagata (Media Factory) 
Masaki Yasuda (MOVIC) 
Naohiro Futono (Marine Entertainment) 
Noritaka Kawaguchi (CoMix Wave Films) 

Assistant Animation Director:
Hirofumi Nakata 
Taisuke Iwasaki 
In-Between Animation: Yuumi Enozawa 
Layout: Mao Lamdo 
Production Committee:
Mariko Takeda (CoMix Wave Films) 
Nobuhiro Kamata (Yahoo JAPAN!) 
Shin Fujimaki (Marine Entertainment) 
Shintaro Inoue (CoMix Wave Films) 
Tatsuhiro Nitta (Media Factory) 
Tsutomu Yanagimura (Yahoo JAPAN!) 
Yoshinori Hasegawa  (MOVIC) 
Yumi Wakabayashi (Yahoo JAPAN!) 
Storyboard Cooperation: Takayo Nishimura 
Theme Song Composition: Anri Kumaki 
Theme Song Lyrics: Anri Kumaki 
Theme Song Performance: Anri Kumaki (ED) 
Voice Direction: Yuji Mitsuya 
Hisako Kanemoto as Asuna Watase 
Kazuhiko Inoue as Ryūji Morisaki 
Miyu Irino as
Shin 
Shun 

Fumiko Orikasa as Asuna's Mother 
Junko Takeuchi as Mimi 
Rina Hidaka as Mana 
Sumi Shimamoto as Risa 
Tamio Ohki as Old Man(from Amaurot) 

Ai Horanai as Student 
Aki Kanada as Student 
Hiroko Midorikawa as Villager 
Hiroshi Shimozaki as Villager 
Kanae Itō as Seri 
Kazuhiro Fujiwara as Villager 
Keiko Katsukura as Elder 
Kenji Hamada as Commander of Arned Priest 
Mao Kobayashi as Student 
Mariko Nagahama as Villager 
Mayumi Tsuchiya as Student 
Mika Ishibashi as Villager 
Naomi Matamura as Villager 
Risa Mizuno as Ms. Ikeda 
Saya Horigome as Student 
Shigeki Ōyabu as Villager 
Takashi Hondō as Villager 
Takeshi Maeda as Asuna's Father 
Tomomi Saito as Student 
Toshiki Masuda as Villager 
Yuka Terasaki as Miki 
Yūtarō Honjō as Villager 
Yuuna Inamura as Yuu Yazaki 

Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Steven Foster 
Audio Engineer: Cesar Iserny 
BD Authoring: David Williams 
Commentary Translation: Jackie McClure 
DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes 
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams 
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff 
Sound Design: Christopher Bourque 
Subtitle Script: Dwayne Jones 
Subtitle Timing: Dwayne Jones 
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch 
Corey Hartzog as Shun 
David Matranga as Ryuji Morisaki 
Hilary Haag as Asuna Watase 
Leraldo Anzaldua as Shin 

Andrew Love as
Arned Priest Soldier 2(uncredited) 
Asuna's Father(uncredited) 
Brittney Karbowski as Seri 
Emily Neves as Mana 
George Manley as
Arch Angels' Soldier(uncredited) 
Commander of Arned Priest 
Marcy Bannor as Old Lady in Village(uncredited) 
Rob Mungle as
Arned Priest Soldier 1(uncredited) 
Old man walking from village(uncredited) 
train conductor(uncredited) 
Sam Roman as Old Man of Amaurot 
Shannon Emerick as Lisa Morisaki 
Shelley Calene-Black as Asuna's Mother 
Susan Koozin as Elder 

English companies
Distributor:
GKids (USA) 
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand.) 
Manga Entertainment (UK and Ireland) 
New Video Group (USA) 
Section23 Films (North America) 
Viz Media Europe (EUROPE) 
Licensed by:
Kaze (UK and Ireland) 
Sentai Filmworks 
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Benoit Dupac 
Lucille Boudonnat as Asuna Watase 
Nicolas Djermag as Ryûji Morisaki 
French companies
Distributor: Kaze 
Dubbing: Anaphi Studio 
Spanish cast
Spanish staff
Theme Song Performance: Fàtima Ayats (Spain dub) 
Angel de Gracia as Ryuji Morisaki(Spain dub) 
David Jenner as
Shin(Spain dub) 
Shun(Spain dub) 
Violeta Bibiloni as Asuna Watase(Spain dub) 

Alfonso Vallés as Old Man of Amaurot(Spain dub) 
Carmen Ambrós as Mana(Spain dub) 
Carmen Calvell as Asuna's Mother(Spain dub) 
Graciela Molina as Lisa Morisaki(Spain dub) 

Ariadna Jiménez as Seri(Spain dub) 
Assumpta Massutí as Yu Yazaki(Spain dub) 
Daniel Albiac as Commander of Arned Priest(Spain dub) 
Jordi Nogueras as Asuna's Father(Spain dub) 
Maria Rosa Guillén as Elder(Spain dub) 
Marta Barbará as Professor Ikeda(Spain dub) 

Ana Valeiras(Spain dub) 
Ariadna Jiménez(Spain dub) 
Carmen Ambrós(Spain dub) 
Cesc Martínez(Spain dub) 
J. Ignacio Latorre(Spain dub) 
Javier Roldán(Spain dub) 
Jordi Nogueras(Spain dub) 
Maria Rosa Guillén(Spain dub) 
Santi Lorenz(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Distributor: Selecta Visión (Spain) 
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Distributor: Kaze (Italy) 
Italian cast
(none)
German staff
German cast
Dialogbuch: Detlef Klein 
Dialogue Director: Detlef Klein 
Übersetzung: Simone Gisler 
David Wittmann as Shin 
Matthias Klie as Ryūji Morisaki 
Maxi Häcke as Asuna Watase 

Anja Rybiczka as Mana 
Ghadah Al-Akel as Lisa Morisaki 
Katrin Zimmermann as Asuna's Mother 
Lydia Morgenstern as Seri 
Shalin Rogall as Yu 
Silvia Missbach as Ikeda 

Christoph Banken as Asuna's Father 
Eva-Maria Werth as Presbyterin 
Tilo Schmitz as Kommander 
Uli Krohm as Ältester 
German companies
Distributor: Kazé Germany 
Dubbing: VSI Berlin 
Streaming: Anime-on-Demand 
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
(none)
Flávia Narciso as Asuna Watase 

Diogo Marques as Shin 
Felipe Grinnan as Ryuuji Morisaki 

Clarice Espíndola as Lisa Morisaki 
Denise Reis as Mãe de Asuna (Asuna's Mother) 
Maralise Tartarine as Anciã (Elder) 
Tatá Guarnieri as Pai de Asuna (Asuna's Father) 
Wellington Lima as Ancião (Old Man) 
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: HBO Family 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Licensed by: Mighty Media Co., Ltd. 
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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