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Kino's Travels: Life Goes On (movie)

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Alternative title:
Kino's Journey: Life Goes On
キノの旅 ~何かをするために~ (Japanese)
Genres: drama, psychological
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Young Kino is being trained by her teacher. She learns how to ride her motorrad Hermes and develops her gift of excellent marksmanship. However, her guilt concerning the real Kino is with her when she decides to set off on a journey. All the while, Kino is becoming confused about her real identity.
User Ratings: 705 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 73 votes (sub:68, dub:2, raw:1, others:2
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Excellent: 158 votes (sub:147, dub:5, raw:2, others:4
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
 Very good: 238 votes (sub:223, dub:4, ?:3, others:8
3 Spanish subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Turkish Sub subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
 Good: 157 votes (sub:140, dub:6, raw:2, others:9
3 Portuguese subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
 Decent: 48 votes (sub:38, dub:6, ?:2, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 19 votes (sub:17, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:3, others:1
1 Czech subtitled
 Bad: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 1081 users, rank: #1131 (of 9318)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.912 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.3222, rank: #782 (of 9421)
Weighted mean: 7.860 (Very good), rank: #779 (of 9421) (seen all: 7.87 / seen some: 9.00 / won't finish: 3.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.853 (Very good), rank: #567 (of 7096)
Running time: 30 minutes
Vintage: 2005-02-19
Premiere date:
2005-02-19 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"All the Way" by Mikuni Shimokawa
Ending Theme:
"Hajimari no Hi" by Ai Maeda
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takashi Watanabe
Screenplay: Sadayuki Murai
Storyboard: Takashi Watanabe
Unit Director: Susumu Kudo
Music: Ryo Sakai
Original creator: Keiichi Sigsawa
Original Character Design: Kouhaku Kuroboshi
Character Design: Shigeyuki Suga
Art Director: Masatoshi Muto
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
Director of Photography: Naoyuki Ohba
Animation producer:
Nobuhiro Osawa
Shojiro Abe
Assistant producer:
Ken Baba
Takuro Hatakeyama
Background Art:
Chizuru Sakata (Studio Jack)
Kumiko Inoue (Studio Jack)
Norihiro Yoshikawa (Studio Jack)
Sanae Miyauchi (Studio Jack)
Tomoharu Arai (Studio Jack)
Color design: Michiyo Iriomote
Color setting: Kōji Usui (Studio Targe)
Cooperation: Ryutaro Nakamura
Editing: Tsuyoshi Imai
Editing Assistant: Hiroko Suzuki
Engineering Assistant: Sōshi Shiihara
In-Between Animation:
Azusa Kudō (Wombat)
Dong Min Jung (Sung San)
Gyeong Jin Bang (Sung San)
Hee Young Park (Sung San)
Hee-Yun Nam (Sung San)
Hey Kyoung Jung (Sung San)
Hideki Kanaji (Wombat)
Hiroko Kodama (Wombat)
Hyoung Suk Kim (Sung San)
Jae Kyung Lee (Sung San)
Jong Im Kim (Sung San)
Jung Hee Lee (Sung San)
Kensuke Suzuki (Wombat)
Kentarō Inoue (Wombat)
Mi Hyang Kim (Sung San)
Misaki Nakawa (Wombat)
Moon Suk Kim (Sung San)
Muneyoshi Nagatani (Wombat)
Nao Kamoshida (Wombat)
Soung Ju Kil (Sung San)
Sun-Mi Joo (Sung San)
Tamotsu Anzai (Wombat)
Yōko Suzuka (Wombat)
Young Yu (Sung San)
Yukihiko Miwa (Wombat)
Yun Hee Kim (Sung San)
In-Between Check: Hiroshi Kameyama (Wombat)
Music producer: Takashi Watanabe
Aya Shiraishi (Studio Targe)
Chung Ja Oh (Sung San)
Dong Nam Kim (Sung San)
Hee Jung Kim (Sung San)
Hiro Wada (Studio Targe)
Hisashi Koyanagi (Studio Targe)
Kazumi Hosokawa (Studio Targe)
Kumiko Akahori (Studio Targe)
Kyung Hwa Kim (Sung San)
Mi Young Kim (Sung San)
Min Ji Journ (Sung San)
Na Young Kim (Sung San)
Naoko Inohara (Studio Targe)
Naoko Miyahara (Studio Targe)
No Hyun Park (Sung San)
Ryusuke Minami (Studio Targe)
Sayuri Misezaki (Studio Targe)
Toshiyuki Ito (Studio Targe)
Toyo Morita (Studio Targe)
Yean-Suk Lee (Sung San)
Young-Jin Lee (Sung San)
Yun Ju Ji (Sung San)
Paint Check: Kōji Usui (Studio Targe)
Junichi Kakinuma (Rare Trick)
Kazuaki Ota (Rare Trick)
Naoyuki Ohba (Rare Trick)
Takashi Tanahashi (Rare Trick)
Yasuhiko Abe (Rare Trick)
Yuri Hirokawa (Rare Trick)
Production: Susumu Kudo
Production Advancement:
Hirokazu Kurita
Osamu Aoki
Production manager: Norimichi Suzuki
Setting Production:
Kozue Arai
Yoshimi Matsumoto
Sound Design: Hiroshi Kasamatsu
Sound Production Manager: Yoshimi Sugiyama
Theme Song Performance:
Ai Maeda (ED)
Mikuni Shimokawa (OP)
Title Design: Mimiko Sano
Video Editing: Kumio Onaga
Ai Maeda as Kino
Junko Midori as Shishou (master)
Ryuji Aigase as Hermes

Masayuki Nakata as Middle-aged Man
Mitsuru Miyamoto as Traveller
Sayuri as The Woman
Shinobu Satou as Middle-aged Woman
Tomoya Kawai as Visitor from Nearby Country
Yoshinori Muto as Gunpowder Salesman
Japanese companies
Animation Production: A.C.G.T
Color Setting: Studio Targe
In-Between Animation:
Sung San Production
Studio Wombat
In-between Check: Studio Wombat
Key Animation: Studio Wanpack
Music Production: Pony Canyon
Photography: Raretrick
Sound Production: Rakuonsha
Sound Studio: Studio Gong

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