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The Day I Bought a Star (movie)

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©2006 Naohisa Inoue・G

Alternative title:
Hoshi o Katta Hi (Japanese)
The Day I Bought a Planet
The Day I Cropped a Star
星をかった日 (Japanese)
Genres: science fiction
Plot Summary: A young boy, tired of the city, escapes into the country. When trying to bring vegetables to the market to sell, his cart breaks down and he exchanges the vegetables for a mystical seed. Returning home he plants the seed in a normal pot—only to find it growing into a planet.
Running time: 16 minutes
Vintage: 2006-01-03
Premiere date:
2006-01-03 (Japan, Ghibli Museum)
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Screenplay: Hayao Miyazaki
Original creator: Naohisa Inoue
Art Director: Yohei Takamatsu
Animation Director: Megumi Kagawa
Director of Photography: Atsushi Okui
Producer: Toshio Suzuki

Animation Check: Hitomi Tateno
Assistant Director: Ryosuke Kiyokawa
Casting: Kazumi Inaki
Color design: Michiyo Yasuda
Color Management System: Wataru Matsumoto
Digital Animation Director: Mitsunori Kataama
Digital Special Effects: Keiko Itogawa
Engineering Assistant: Masanori Hirota
Film Development, Timing: Hiroaki Hirabayashi
Film Recording: Masahiro Honma
Lab Coordination: Yuko Shimura
Music Editing: Naoko Ono
Music Production:
Noriko Tsushi
Tamaki Kojo
Music Production Management: Akiko Koyama
Production Advancement: Kyohei Ito
Production manager: Hiroyuki Watanabe
Recording engineer: Eihiko Ohno
Recording Supervision: Michihiko Iwana
Sound Effects: Koji Kasamatsu
Sound Engineer: Tsukuru Takagi
Sound Production:
Noriko Tsushi
Tamaki Kojo
Kyōka Suzuki as Ninya

Genzō Wakayama as Scoppero
Yō Ōizumi as Maykinsaw
Japanese companies
Animation Cooperation: Anime Torotoro
Music Production: Studio Ghibli
Music Production Management: True Project
Production: Studio Ghibli
Recording Studio: Tokyo TV Center
Sound Production: Studio Ghibli
Technical Support: SCI

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