Hotarubi no Mori e (movie)

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Alternative title:
The Light of a Firefly Forest 
蛍火の杜へ (Japanese) 
螢火之森 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Themes: spirits 
Objectionable content: None 
Plot Summary: As a child, Hotaru lost herself in a forest near her uncle's place that she visits every summer. There, she had a fateful encounter with a spirit, who helped her even though he would disappear if a human being touches him. She began to visit him every summer, even as she grows; while he waits for the summer to come, for their time together to flow again. 
User Ratings: 489 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 91 votes (sub:83, raw:2, dub:1, ?:1, others:4
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
 Excellent: 175 votes (sub:147, dub:3, ?:2, others:23
9 Spanish subtitled
5 Russian subtitled
3 Italian subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
1 Czech subtitled
1 Vietnamese subtitled subtitled
1 Arabic subtitled
1 Turkish subtitled
 Very good: 123 votes (sub:117, raw:2, dub:1, others:3
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German subtitled
 Good: 67 votes (sub:64, dub:2, others:1
1 French dubbed
 Decent: 22 votes (sub:21, others:1
1 Arabic subtitled
 So-so: 6 votes (sub:5, dub:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 671 users, rank: #1470 (of 6157)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.417 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.2621, rank: #189 (of 6148)
Weighted mean: 8.360 (Very good+), rank: #192 (of 6148) (seen all: 8.36)
Bayesian estimate: 8.338 (Very good+), rank: #120 (of 4629)
Running time: 45 minutes 
Vintage: 2011-07-30 
Premiere date:
2011-09-17 (Japan) 
Release dates: We have 2
Ending Theme:
"Natsu o Miteita" (夏を見ていた) by Shizuru Ōtaka 
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takahiro Omori 
Script: Takahiro Omori 
Music: Makoto Yoshimori 
Original creator: Yuki Midorikawa 
Character Design: Akira Takata 
Animation Director: Akira Takata 
2nd Key Animation:
Risako Yoshida 
Satomi Higuchi 
Animation producer: Yumi Satou 
Assistant producer:
Kazuya Sato 
Kumiko Katou 
Color design: Hiromi Miyawaki 
Color Specification: Hiromi Miyawaki 
Distribution Sales:
Masami Ebihara 
Yuu Takahashi 
Editing: Kazuhiko Seki 
Editing Assistant: Yasutaka Ikeda 
Finish Check: Hiromi Miyawaki 
In-Between Check: Yumiko Totsu 
Location Hunting Assistance:
Masafumi Kino 
Rie Maehara 
Photography Assistant: Yuuji Kakuda 
Plug-in Assistance: Kengo Watanabe 
Production manager: Teruko Utsumi 
Publicity Producer: Kazuko Yamamoto 
Recording Adjustment: Ryoji Kameda 
Recording Assistant: Hiromi Yoshihara 
Sound Effects: Eiko Morikawa 
Sound Producer: Junichi Inaba 
Special Effects: Toshio Hasegawa 
Theme Song Arrangement: Makoto Yoshimori 
Theme Song Composition: Makoto Yoshimori 
Theme Song Lyrics: Makoto Yoshimori 
Theme Song Performance: Shizuru Otaka 
Ayane Sakura as Hotaru 
Kouki Uchiyama as Gin 
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Brains Base 
Finish Animation: Office fu-u 
HD Editing: Q-Tec 
Music Production: Aniplex 
Photography: Graphinica 
Photography Assistance:
Big Bang 
Scan Ya 
Studio Easter 
Planning Assistance: LaLa Editorial 
TV Tokyo 
Recording Studio: Studio T&T 
Sound Production: Dax 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Mighty Media Co., Ltd. 
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
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