Air (TV)

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© VisualArt's / Key / Angel Seekers 


 
Related anime:
    Air (movie) (alternate retelling)
    Air (manga)
    Air In Summer (special) (spinoff)

Alternative title:
Высь (Russian) 
青空 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
에어 (Korean) 
Genres: drama , romance , supernatural 
Themes: bishojo , moe , tragedy 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: Yukito Kunisaki is on a journey, seeking a girl with wings who flies in the sky, as mentioned in a childhood tale. During this journey, he settles down in a small town, trying to make some money. There, he meets a strange girl named Misuzu. Misuzu quickly makes Yukito her friend and invites him to stay with her. Yukito decides to stay in the small town, and continue searching for the winged girl his mother had searched for in her life. 
User Ratings: 4767 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1218 votes (sub:979, dub:161, raw:14, ?:10, edit.dub:2, others:52
28 Spanish subtitled
6 Portuguese subtitled
6 French subtitled
4 Korean subtitled
3 Russian subtitled
2 German subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Excellent: 1064 votes (sub:826, dub:182, raw:5, ?:4, edit.dub:1, others:46
25 Spanish subtitled
6 French subtitled
4 Russian subtitled
3 Polish subtitled
3 Italian subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
2 German subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
)
 Very good: 913 votes (sub:701, dub:178, raw:5, ?:2, edit.dub:1, others:26
11 Spanish subtitled
6 Portuguese subtitled
3 Russian subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Italian subtitled
)
 Good: 706 votes (sub:543, dub:140, raw:7, ?:3, others:13
5 Spanish subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Vietnamese subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
)
 Decent: 361 votes (sub:274, dub:73, ?:5, raw:1, edit.dub:1, others:7
2 Portuguese subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 German subtitled
)
 So-so: 203 votes (sub:161, dub:34, ?:3, others:5
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 French subtitled
)
 Not really good: 107 votes (sub:73, dub:27, ?:1, raw:1, others:5
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Weak: 100 votes (sub:76, dub:18, raw:3, others:3
1 Arabic subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Bad: 51 votes (sub:41, dub:9, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Awful: 19 votes (sub:15, dub:4)
 Worst ever: 25 votes (sub:20, dub:4, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
Seen in part or in whole by 8585 users, rank: #46 (of 6015)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.978 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.9694, rank: #546 (of 6008)
Weighted mean: 7.817 (Very good−), rank: #624 (of 6008) (seen all: 7.95 / seen some: 6.48 / won't finish: 4.13)
Bayesian estimate: 7.816 (Very good−), rank: #444 (of 4575)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 13 
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage:
2004-11-17
2005-01-06 to 2005-03-31 
Release dates: We have 16
Opening Theme:
"Tori no Uta" (鳥の詩; "Bird's Poem") by Lia 
Ending Theme:
"Farewell Song" by Lia 
Insert song:
"Aozora" (青空) by Lia (ep 12) 
Links: We have 7
Trivia: We have 6
Reviews:
Air DVD 3 (Dec 3, 2007)
Air DVD 1 (Aug 22, 2007)
News: Show:
Otakon 2007 - ADV Films (Jul 20, 2007)
Japan's Favorite TV Anime (Oct 12, 2006)
TV Asahi Top 100 Anime (Sep 23, 2005)
Air Theme Plagiarised (Aug 27, 2005)
Fansub Update (Nov 8, 1998)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Air - The Complete Series (DVD) 2009-04-21 (from $28.78)
    Air - The Complete Series [S.A.V.E. Edition] (DVD) 2010-05-18 (from $11.41)
    Air (DVD 1) 2007-08-14 (from $17.95)
    Air (DVD 2) 2007-09-25 (from $4.99)
    Air (DVD 3) 2007-10-30 (from $19.99)
    Air (DVD 4) 2007-11-27 (from $12.99)
    Air + Artbox (DVD 2) 2007-09-25

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tatsuya Ishihara 
Series Composition: Fumihiko Shimo 
Storyboard:
Ichirou Miyoshi (ep 11) 
Noriyuki Kitanohara (eps 4, 7, 10) 
Tatsuya Ishihara (OP, ED; eps 1, 6, 9, 12) 
Yasuhiro Takemoto (eps 3, 6) 
Yutaka Yamamoto (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Episode Director:
Ichirou Miyoshi (ep 11) 
Noriyuki Kitanohara (4 episodes
eps 1 assist, 4, 7, 10
)
 
Tatsuya Ishihara (eps 1, 6, 12) 
Tomoe Aratani (ep 9) 
Yasuhiro Takemoto (ep 3) 
Yutaka Yamamoto (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Original Character Design: Itaru Hinoue (Visual Art's) 
Character Design: Tomoe Aratani 
Art Director: Joji Unoguchi 
Chief Animation Director: Tomoe Aratani 
Animation Director:
Kazumi Ikeda (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Mitsuyoshi Yoneda (eps 1, 4, 7, 10) 
Satoshi Kadowaki (ep 11) 
Shoko Ikeda (eps 3, 6, 9) 
Tomoe Aratani (OP, ED; ep 12) 
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka 
Director of Photography: Ryuuta Nakagami 
Animation Check:
Chitose Nakamine (eps 9, 11) 
Emi Nakano (5 episodes
eps 1, 3-4, 8, 12
)
 
Isako Higashino (eps 2, 5) 
Kenji Murayama (eps 7, 10) 
Tomoyo Awada (eps 3, 6) 
Art Direction Assistance: Mutsuo Shinohara (ep 1) 
Assistant producer:
Eharu Oohashi 
Takashi Takano 
Background Art:
Emi Kesamaru (eps 9, 11-12) 
Miyuki Hiratoko (eps 1, 3, 5-12) 
Miyuki Tsukazaki (eps 9, 11-12) 
Mutsuo Shinohara (eps 1, 3, 5-12) 
Naoki Hosokawa (eps 1, 3, 5-12) 
Chief Editor: Seiji Morita 
Color Designation:
Akiyo Takeda (eps 1, 4, 12) 
Ayumi Shimoura (eps 2, 8, 11) 
Naomi Ishida (eps 3, 7, 10) 
Rie Takagi (eps 4, 6, 9) 
Tomoko Edamatsu (ep 5) 
Color Key: Akiyo Takeda 
Editing:
Chieko Takayama (Morita Editing Room; eps 1-11) 
Masaki Sakamoto (Morita Editing Room; eps 2-11) 
Seiji Morita 
In-Between Animation: Hiroshi Karata (eps 1, 7, 10) 
Insert Song Performance: Lia (ep 12) 
Key Animation:
Chiyoko Ueno (5 episodes
eps 3, 5-6, 9, 12
)
 
Eisaku Kawanami (eps 2, 5, 8, 11) 
Futoshi Nishiya (eps 1, 4, 7, 10) 
Hiroshi Karata (eps 6, 9, 11-12) 
Kazumi Ikeda (OP; eps 2, 5, 11-12) 
Kazuya Sakamoto (OP; eps 1, 4, 7, 10) 
Longguan Li (ep 1) 
Mami Komatsu (eps 11-12) 
Mariko Takahashi (eps 2, 5, 8, 11) 
Mariko Ueno (OP; eps 2, 5) 
Masato Fukushima (eps 4, 7, 10) 
Masaya Makita (eps 2, 5, 8, 11) 
Mitsuyoshi Yoneda (eps 7, 10) 
Naoko Fujita (eps 6, 9) 
Naoko Yamada (eps 9, 11-12) 
Noriko Takao (eps 4, 7, 10) 
Noriyuki Kitanohara (OP; eps 1, 5) 
Ryouhei Muta (eps 2, 5, 8, 11) 
Saeko Oofuji (7 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5-6, 8, 11-12
)
 
Satoshi Kadowaki (OP; eps 1, 5, 7, 11) 
Seiichi Akitake (6 episodes
eps 1, 4, 7-8, 11-12
)
 
Seiji Watanabe (5 episodes
eps 3-4, 6, 9, 12
)
 
Shinobu Yoshioka (ep 2) 
Shoko Ikeda (OP; 5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 6, 9, 12
)
 
Taichi Ishidate (ED; 6 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5-6, 9, 12
)
 
Teruyoshi Shidou (eps 4, 10) 
Tomoe Aratani (ep 6) 
Tomoko Takatsu (ep 2) 
Wencheng Song (ep 1) 
Xiangtai Xin (ep 1) 
Yasuhiro Takemoto (OP; ep 3) 
Yoko Takada (eps 2, 5, 8, 11) 
Yoshiaki Urata (6 episodes
eps 1, 4, 7-8, 11-12
)
 
Yukiko Horiguchi (OP; 7 episodes
eps 1, 3, 5-6, 8, 11-12
)
 
Yumiko Hashi (eps 6, 9, 11-12) 
Zhouxuan Li (ep 1) 
Logo Design Assistance: Keiko Maekawa 
Online Editing Supervision: Naoki Kanazawa 
Planning Assistant: Kouji Shinmyou (BS-i) 
Production manager:
Hiroyasu Ueno (ep 3) 
Katsuhiko Muramoto 
Publicity Producer: Yuusuke Iida 
Recording: Yasushi Nagura 
Recording Assistant: Mika Kamemoto 
Scanning: Kunihiro Shibata 
Setting Manager: Kazuki Awara 
Special Effects: Rina Miura 
Theme Song Arrangement:
Kazuya Takase (OP - I've) 
Magome Togoshi (ED) 
Theme Song Composition:
Magome Togoshi (ED) 
Shinji Orito (OP) 
Theme Song Lyrics: Jun Maeda (OP/ED) 
Theme Song Performance: Lia (OP/ED) 
Aya Hisakawa as Haruko Kamio 
Daisuke Ono as Yukito Kunisaki 
Tomoko Kawakami as Misuzu Kamio 

Asami Okamoto as Kano Kirishima 
Chinami Nishimura as Kannabi-no-mikoto 
Daisuke Ono as Sora 
Hiromi Konno as Potato 
Kikuko Inoue as Uraha 
Nobutoshi Canna as Ryuya 
Ryoka Yuzuki as Minagi Tohno 
Yukari Tamura as Michiru 
Yumi Touma as Hijiri Kirishima 

Ai Nonaka as Girl(ep 12) 
Akiko Yajima as Boy(ep 12) 
Atsuko Bungo as Boy(eps 1, 7, 10) 
Daisuke Sakaguchi as TV hero(ep 5) 
Fuyuka Oura as
Boy(ep 9) 
Maika's mother(ep 10) 
Hidenari Ugaki as Priest(ep 4) 
Hiromi Konno as Girl(ep 7) 
Hirosumi Higuchi as Shrine Keeper(ep 4) 
Ichirô Nagai as Venerable Chitoku(ep 9) 
Junko Hagimori as Kano's mother(ep 4) 
Kaori Tanaka as
Boy(eps 9, 13) 
Girl(ep 7) 
Student(ep 10) 
Young sisters(eps 5-6) 
Keiji Hirai as Soldier(ep 9) 
Keiko Han as Yaobikuni(eps 8-9) 
Keisuke Fujii as Pursuer(ep 8) 
Kenjiro Tsuda as Keisuke Tachibana 
Kouji Haramaki as Warrior Monk(ep 8) 
Kouji Totani as Minagi's father(ep 6) 
Kousuke Kobayashi as Student(ep 2) 
Mai Aizawa as Girl(ep 9) 
Mantarô Iwao as Priest(ep 9) 
Mariko Kouda as Schoolgirl A (Nayuki Minase)(cameo; ep 2) 
Masao Harada as Official(ep 4) 
Mayumi Iizuka as Schoolgirl C (Makoto Sawatari)(cameo; ep 2) 
Osamu Ryuutani as Warrior Monk(ep 8) 
Satoshi Ishii as Student(ep 2) 
Shinsuke Fukui as Student(ep 2) 
Takashi Nagasako as Maestro(ep 5) 
Takeshi Mori as Soldier(ep 9) 
Tamotsu Nishiwaki as Monk(ep 9) 
Tetsu Inada as Soldier(ep 9) 
Tohru Furusawa as
Soldier(ep 9) 
Warrior Monk(ep 8) 
Tomoko Kaneda as
Maika Shino(ep 10) 
Saika Shino(ep 2) 
Yasuhiko Tokuyama as Warrior Monk(ep 8) 
Yūhi Okazaki as Student(ep 2) 
Yui Horie as Schoolgirl B (Ayu Tsukimiya)(cameo; ep 2) 
Yuki Kodaira as Boy(eps 1, 7, 10) 
Yuko Nagashima as Yukito's mother 
Yurika Ochiai as Girl(eps 1, 7) 
Yuriko Yamamoto as Minagi's Mother  (eps 2, 5-6) 

Kouji Haramaki(ep 8) 
Osamu Ryuutani(ep 8) 
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Kyoto Animation 
Background Art: AniVillage (ep 11) 
Broadcaster:
KIDS STATION 
TBS 
Colouring And Finishing: AniVillage (7 episodes
eps 1, 4, 6-7, 9-10, 12
)
 
Editing Facility: Morita Editing Room 
In-Between Animation:
Animation DO (7 episodes
eps 1, 4, 6-7, 9-10, 12
)
 
AniVillage (eps 1, 4, 6-12) 
Key Animation: AniVillage (ep 3) 
Online Editing: Imagica 
Original Creator: Visual Art's/Key 
Production:
Kyoto Animation (Yokujin Denshou Kai) 
Mubik (Yokujin Denshou Kai) 
Pony Canyon (Yokujin Denshou Kai) 
TBS (Yokujin Denshou Kai) 
Production Assistance: Animation DO (eps 2, 5, 8) 
Recording Studio: Studio Gong 
Sound Effects Production: Gakuonsha 
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Kyle Jones 
ADR Script: Kathleen Moynihan 
Executive producer:
Joey Goubeaud 
John Ledford 
Producer: Scott McClennen 

DVD Graphics: Bety Sosa 
DVD Menu Design: Bety Sosa 
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami 
Media Coordinator: Mariela Ortiz 
Mixing: Matt Wittmeyer 
Packaging Design: Bety Sosa 
Production manager: Shelly Thomas 
Sound Design: Matt Wittmeyer 
Subtitle Script: Dwayne Jones 
Subtitle Timing: Dwayne Jones 
Translation Proofer: Amy Forsyth 
Luci Christian as Haruko Kamio 
Monica Rial as Misuzu Kamio 
Vic Mignogna as Yukito Kunisaki 

Allison Sumrall as Uraha 
Christine Auten as Hijiri Kirishima 
Cynthia Martinez as Kannabi-no-Mikoto 
Jay Hickman as
Ryuya 
Sora 
K.C. Jones as Sora(Sound Effects) 
Kira Vincent-Davis as Minagi Tohno 
Serena Varghese as Michiru 
Stephanie Wittels as Kano Kirishima 
Tiffany Grant as Potato 
Vic Mignogna as Sora 

Andrew Love as
Official(ep 4) 
Soldier(ep 4) 
Soldier Die(ep 4) 
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
Brandon Scott Peters as Guard(ep 8) 
Brittney Karbowski as
Boy 1(ep 2) 
Girl B(Ayu Tsukimiya) 
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
Charles Campbell as Minagi's Father(ep 6) 
Christine Auten as Girl C(ep 7) 
Christopher Ayres as
Attacker(ep 7) 
Guard(ep 8) 
Monk Soldier C(ep 8) 
Pursuer(ep 8) 
Gabi Chennisi as
Boy C(ep 7) 
Girl B(ep 5) 
Jessica Boone as
Boy 2(ep 2) 
Girl A(Nayuki Minase) 
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
Joanne Bonasso as Maika's Mother(ep 10) 
John Gremillion as
Guard(ep 8) 
Keisuke Tachibana 
Maestro(ep 5) 
Monk Soldier B(ep 8) 
Pursuer(ep 8) 
Soldier(ep 4) 
John Swasey as
Guard(ep 8) 
Hero(ep 5) 
Monk Soldier A(ep 8) 
Priest(ep 4) 
Pursuer(ep 8) 
Shrine Keeper(ep 4) 
Soldier(ep 4) 
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
Josh Grelle as
Guard(ep 8) 
Monk Soldier D(ep 8) 
Pursuer(ep 8) 
K.C. Jones as
Cat(eps 1-2) 
Man Jerk(ep 4) 
Pursuer(ep 8) 
Soldier(ep 4) 
Soldier Kill(ep 4) 
Kara Greenberg as Maika Shino(ep 10) 
Kelly Manison as
Minagi's Mother 
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
Kim Prause as Kano's Mother(ep 4) 
Kim-Ly Nguyen as
Girl A(ep 1) 
Saika Shino(ep 2) 
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
Kira Vincent-Davis as Young Yukito(eps 5, 7) 
Luci Christian as
Boy B(eps 1, 7) 
Little Sister(ep 6) 
Mariela Ortiz as
Girl 1(ep 2) 
Girl B(ep 7) 
Student(ep 4) 
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Whimpering Woman(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
Marty Fleck as Officer(ep 8) 
Nancy Novotny as Student(ep 10) 
Robin Terry as Kanna’s Mother 
Sasha Paysinger as
Girl 2(ep 2) 
Girl B(ep 1) 
Student(ep 4) 
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Yakumo(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
Serena Varghese as Minagi's Sister(ep 6) 
Shannon Emerick as
Boy A(eps 1, 7) 
Girl A(ep 5) 
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
Shelley Calene-Black as
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
Yukito’s Mother 
Stephanie Wittels as
Big Sister(ep 6) 
Girl A(ep 7) 
Shiraho 
Tiffany Terrell as
Girl C(Makoto Sawatari) 
Village Crowd Member(ep 4) 
Yukito's Fantasy Crowd Member(ep 2) 
English companies
Broadcaster: The Anime Network 
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand) 
Internet Streaming:
FUNimation Entertainment 
Madman Screening Room (Australia & New Zealand) 
Production: Amusement Park Media 
Recording: ADV Studios 
Translation: JN Productions 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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