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The Asylum Session (movie)

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Alternative title:
Asylum Session
アジール・セッション (Japanese)
Plot Summary: Hiyoko wants to become an artist like her mother, but her father would prefer that she took a different career path. Enraged when she notices that he took all paintings done by her mother from the house, she decides to run away. Unable to find a place to sleep among her acquaintances, she ends up at Asylum Stadium, an abandoned field that is shelter for many homeless, but that is about to be torn down by the government. There she meets Akira, a strange individual capable of flying.
User Ratings: 35 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Very good: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Good: 8 votes (sub:8)
 Decent: 7 votes (sub:7)
 So-so: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Not really good: -
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Bad: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 59 users, rank: #6156 (of 9518)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.400 (So-so+), std. dev.: 2.4518, rank: #8410 (of 9638)
Weighted mean: 5.562 (Decent−), rank: #8169 (of 9638) (seen all: 5.92 / seen some: 3.00 / won't finish: 0.55)
Bayesian estimate: 6.110 (Decent), rank: #6186 (of 7236)
Running time: one hour
Vintage: 2009-07-11
Premiere date:
2009-07-11 (Japan, Century Cinema (Nagoya))
2009-07-25 (Japan, Theatre Shinjuku (Tokyo))
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DVD (Region 1)
    The Asylum Session (Sub.DVD) 2011-04-26 (from $13.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tact Aoki
Aya Hirano as Hiyoko
Masakazu Nemoto as Akira

Aiko Aihashi as Myonhi
Aki Kanada as Sheena
Atsushi Kousaka as Osamu
Harii Kaneko as Jin
Hiroshi Shimozaki as Kobayashi
Kouichi Nagano as Superintendent
Masami Iwasaki as Takayama
Mika Sakenobe as Chunko
Ryō Naitō as Owner
Takashi Matsuyama as Kurata
Takehiro Hasu as Teshigawara
Takeshi Maeda as Mizusaki

Japanese companies
Production: CoMix Wave Films
English staff
English cast
Executive producer:
Eiichi Takahashi
John Ledford

DVD Authoring: Neal Barnes
Media Coordinator: Janice Williams
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff
Production Assistant:
E.W. Rector, III
Kayla King
Production manager: Joey Goubeaud
Subtitle Timing: Dwayne Jones
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch
English companies
Distributor: Section23 Films (US & Canada)
Internet Streaming:
The Anime Network
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks
Post Production: Seraphim Digital
Translation: JN Productions

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