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Azumanga Daioh - The Very Short Movie

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Alternative title:
Azumanga Daioh Movie
Азумангга Дайо - Очень короткое кино (Russian)
あずまんが大王(劇場短編) (Japanese)
Themes: school
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: In this short movie featuring familiar characters from Azumanga Daioh, Osaka is yet again having a strange dream of Chiyo-Chan's pigtails being posessed. As Chiyo-Chan's pigtails bounce out of the window, who knows if young Chiyo will ever be happy again.
User Ratings: 1519 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 95 votes (sub:69, dub:18, raw:1, ?:1, others:6
2 French subtitled
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Tagalog dubbed
1 Polish subtitled
 Excellent: 200 votes (sub:150, dub:43, ?:2, raw:1, others:4
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
 Very good: 337 votes (sub:260, dub:58, ?:3, raw:3, others:13
5 Spanish subtitled
3 French subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
 Good: 472 votes (sub:381, dub:64, raw:5, ?:4, edit.dub:2, others:16
6 Spanish subtitled
3 French subtitled
3 Russian subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 German dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Decent: 253 votes (sub:196, dub:47, raw:2, ?:1, others:7
4 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 So-so: 98 votes (sub:68, dub:21, ?:1, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:6
3 Spanish subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Polish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Not really good: 33 votes (sub:30, dub:2, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Weak: 20 votes (sub:11, dub:7, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Bad: 8 votes (sub:7, others:1
1 German dubbed
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 3226 users, rank: #326 (of 9518)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.220 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.5211, rank: #2832 (of 9638)
Weighted mean: 7.169 (Good+), rank: #2853 (of 9638) (seen all: 7.17 / seen some: 6.75 / won't finish: 7.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.172 (Good+), rank: #2612 (of 7236)
Running time: 5 minutes
Vintage: 2001-12-25
Premiere date:
2001-12-25 (Japan)
Ending Theme:
"Sarabai! (See You Adieu!)" by Tomoko Kaneda
Trivia: We have 1
Intended to promote the TV series, the Azumanga Daioh short movie played in theaters alongside Slayers Premium and Di Gi Charat: A Trip to the Planet as an opener for Sakura Wars: The Movie. Released by ADV Films as an extra feature in volume 6 of the DVD collection.
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DVD (Region 1)
    Azumanga Daioh - Graduation! (DVD 6) 2004-11-23 (from $8.77)
    Azumanga Daioh - Complete Collection (DVD 1-6) 2009-05-26

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hiroshi Nishikiori
Screenplay: Hiroshi Nishikiori
Storyboard: Hiroshi Nishikiori
Original Manga: Kiyohiko Azuma
Character Design: Hiromi Kato
Art Director: Chikako Shibata
Animation Director: Takashi Wada
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
Director of Photography: Masaru Takase
Executive producer:
Jun Umezawa
Takeshi Yasuda
Color Coordination: Mayumi Tanahashi
In-Between Animation:
Satoshi Tezuka (JC Staff)
Shigeki Kimoto (JC Staff)
Takayuki Abe (JC Staff)
Takehiko Kageyama (JC Staff)
Yoshiki Yamakawa (JC Staff)
Yūichirō Yamada (JC Staff)
Music producer: Yoshiyuki Ito (Lantis)
Sound: Yota Tsuruoka
Sound Effects: Tōru Noguchi
Theme Song Arrangement: Hikaru Nanase (ED)
Theme Song Composition: Hikaru Nanase (ED)
Theme Song Lyrics: Masaaki Taniguchi (ED)
Theme Song Performance: Tomoko Kaneda (ED)
Chieko Higuchi as Tomo Takino
Houko Kuwashima as Kagura
Rie Tanaka as Koyomi Mizuhara
Tomoko Kaneda as Chiyo Mihama
Yuki Matsuoka as Ayumu "Osaka" Kasuga
Yuu Asakawa as Sakaki

Akiko Hiramatsu as Yukari Tanizaki
Sakura Nogawa as Kaorin

Jun Fukushima as Matsuyama
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Don Rush
Translation: Shoko Oono
ADR Script: Mike Yantosca
Executive producer:
Joey Goubeaud (2009 release)
John Ledford
Mark Williams

ADR Producer: Don Rush
Creative Director:
Chris Hawley
David Del Rio
DVD Coordination: Mariela Ortiz
DVD Menus & Graphics:
Fumiko Chino
Patrick Givens
DVD Producer: Andrew Kent
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Mixing: Cesar Inserny
Packaging Design:
Fumiko Chino
Larry Koteff (2009 release)
Post-Production Manager: Shelly Thomas
Recording engineer: Afshar Kharat
Sound Design: Cesar Inserny
Subtitle Script & Timing: Sean Broestl
Allison Sumrall as Kagura
Christine Auten as Sakaki
Jessica Boone as Chiyo Mihama
Kira Vincent-Davis as Ayumu "Osaka" Kasuga
Mandy Clark as Tomo Takino
Nancy Novotny as Koyomi Mizuhara

Luci Christian as Yukari Tanizaki
Tiffany Grant as Kaorin

donaldo as Matsuyama

English companies
Broadcaster: The Anime Network
Distributor: ADV Films (UK)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C.
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios
German cast
German staff
Esther Barth as Kagura
Jennifer Weiß as Ayumu "Osaka" Kasuga
Julia Ziffer as Tomo Takino
Rubina Kuraoka as Chiyo Mihama
Samia Little Elk as Sakaki
Susanne Herrmann as Koyomi "Yomi" Mizuhara

Julia Kaufmann as Yukari Tanizaki
Kathrin Neusser as Kaorin
German companies
Distributor: ADV Films

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