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Hotori - Tada Saiwai o Koinegau (special)

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Alternative title:
Hotori - The Simple Wish for Joy
I Only Want Happiness
ほとり~たださいわいを希う (Japanese)
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: At the Personality Plant, robots are being built and slowly outfitted with the artificial memories of real people. Suzu is one such robot, being made to replace the young boy a family has lost. By chance, he meets Hitori, a young girl suffering from progressive memory loss. The two children become friends and attempt to define themselves in the light of their changing memories.
User Ratings: 165 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 16 votes (sub:15, raw:1)
 Excellent: 32 votes (sub:29, raw:1, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish edited dub
 Very good: 54 votes (sub:49, raw:1, dub:1, others:3
1 French subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Good: 34 votes (sub:32, dub:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Decent: 16 votes (sub:14, ?:1, others:1
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
 So-so: 8 votes (sub:8)
 Not really good: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Weak: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 227 users, rank: #3541 (of 9513)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.709 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.4565, rank: #1239 (of 9638)
Weighted mean: 7.700 (Very good−), rank: #1146 (of 9638) (seen all: 7.70)
Bayesian estimate: 7.683 (Very good−), rank: #900 (of 7236)
Running time: 40 minutes
Vintage: 2005-08-28
Ending Theme:
"Yakusoku" by Sachiko Muratani
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Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Takashi Anno
Screenplay: Tomoko Konparu
Original Character Design: Shinichi Yamashita

Color design: Akiyo Yamaura
Creative Producer: Ryousuke Takahashi
Theme Song Performance: Sachiko Muratani
Animation: Sunrise
Background Art: Studio Easter
Broadcaster: Animax
Key Animation:
Anime R
Oh! Production
Production: Sunrise
Japanese cast
Ayako Kawasumi as Hotori
Ryoko Shiraishi as Suzu

Daisuke Namikawa as Shimizu Tatsuki
Houko Kuwashima as Usui
Kazuhiko Inoue as Professor Shimizu
Maya Miyazaki as girl watching fireworks
Miho Hino as boy
Mika Doi as Mayu Ogura
Momoe Nemoto as boy watching fireworks
Noboru Yamaguchi as stuffed toy
Shoji Izumi as Jun Ogura
English staff
English cast
Muriel Hofmann as Suzu
English companies

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