The Piano Forest (movie)

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[ adapted from Piano no Mori (manga) ]

Alternative title:
El bosque del piano (Spanish)
Piano no Mori (Japanese)
The Perfect World of Kai
ピアノの森 (Japanese)
琴之森 (Chinese (Taiwan))
피아노의 숲 (Korean)
Genres: drama, tournament
Themes: music, piano
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Amamiya Shu transfers to Moriwaki elementary filled with hope and ambition. But it doesn't take long before he gets picked on by the class bullies, and gets involved in a dare to play the mysterious piano in the forest. Igniting his meeting with an equally enigmatic child that goes by the name of Ichinose Kai, who seems to be the only one capable getting sound out of the thought to be broken piano.
User Ratings: 191 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 16 votes (sub:13, dub:1, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Excellent: 41 votes (sub:35, raw:1, dub:1, others:4
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
)
 Very good: 71 votes (sub:62, dub:2, raw:2, others:5
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Vietnamese subtitled
)
 Good: 36 votes (sub:32, ?:1, others:3
2 Italian subtitled
1 German dubbed
)
 Decent: 16 votes (sub:13, others:3
1 Turkish subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 German subtitled
)
 So-so: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Weak: 3 votes (sub:3)
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Seen in part or in whole by 288 users, rank: #2196 (of 5921)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.812 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.3714, rank: #741 (of 5914)
Weighted mean: 7.761 (Very good−), rank: #692 (of 5914) (seen all: 7.76 / seen some: 10.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.748 (Very good−), rank: #517 (of 4462)
Running time: 101 minutes
Vintage: 2007-07
Premiere date:
2007-07-21 (Japan)
2008-01-19 (Italy - Future Film Festival)
2009-02-07 (Singapore, Okto)
Release dates: We have 1
Ending Theme:
"Moonshine~Tsukiakari~" by Nao Matsushita
Official website:
ピアノの森 (Japanese)
News: Show:
Japan Expo 2010 (Aug 3, 2010)
Piano no Mori Trailer (May 26, 2007)
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Masayuki Kojima
Screenplay: Ryuta Hourai
Original creator: Makoto Isshiki
Character Design: Shigeru Fujita
Chief Animation Director: Shigeru Fujita
Sound Director: Fusanobu Fujiyama
Director of Photography: Rumi Ishiguro
Animation producer: Koji Takeuchi
Assistant Unit Director:
Tomohiko Ito
Toru Takahashi
Associate producer:
Tomoyuki Saito
Yoshihiro Iwasaki
Color design: Tomoko Yamamoto
Layout Supervisor: Yoshinori Kanemori
Production Committee:
Atsushi Shibata (VAP)
Haruo Okamoto (VAP)
Hideaki Fujii (Madhouse)
Hiroshi Hirayama (VAP)
Jinichiro Takada (NTV)
Jun Arita (Yomiuri Shimbun)
Junsaku Miyoshi (YTV)
Kazue Sannōmaru (NTV)
Kazumi Tanaka (YTV)
Kei Okamoto (ADK)
Ken Hironaka (YTV)
Manabu Tamura (VAP)
Mariko Seto (Shochiku)
Masahiko Toshima (Yomiuri Shimbun)
Seika Kobayashi (Yomiuri Shimbun)
Shiho Ishikawa (ADK)
Shin'ichi Nimura (YTV)
Shinji Miura (Yomiuri Shimbun)
Shūji Wada (ADK)
Suguru Morisaka (Shochiku)
Takashi Ouchi (VAP)
Takayasu Ryokaku (ADK)
Tsuyoshi Sugiyama (Sony Music Entertainment)
Yoji Yamada (VAP)
Yoshiki Owa (ADK)
Yoshiko Nagasaki (NTV)
Yoshinobu Kosugi (NTV)
Yukiko Ninokata (Madhouse)
Sound Work Manager: Tadayoshi Itou
Theme Song Composition: Toshiaki Matsumoto
Theme Song Lyrics: Kiyoshi Matsuo
Theme Song Performance: Nao Matsushita
Aya Ueto as Ichinose Kai 
Ryunosuke Kamiki as Shuuhei Amamiya

Chizuru Ikewaki as Reiko Ichinose
Hiroyuki Miyasako as Sousuke Ajino
Mayuko Fukuda as Takako Maruyama

Atsuko Tanaka as Namie Amamiya
Hiroyuki Amano as Chinpira
Junji Takada as Judge
Junko Takeuchi as Hami
Kazuko Kurosawa as Hostess
Mayumi Tanaka as Shiraishi
Rica Matsumoto as Daigaku Kanehira
Udo Suzuki as Old man

Japanese companies
French cast
French staff
Nathalie Bienaime as Kai Ichinose
Susan Sindberg as Shûhei Amamiya

Francoise Escobar as Takako Maruyama
Jochen Haegele as Sôsuke Ajino
Marie Diot as Reiko Ichinose

François Creton as Kinpira
Frederic Popovic as Le fantôme
Gwenäelle Julien as La maîtresse
Isabelle Volpe as Namie Amamiya

French companies
Distributor: Kaze
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Distributor: Yowu Entertainment (Spain)
Spanish cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Claudio Beccari

Recording engineer:
Manuel Giammaria
Paolo Tiboni
Gabriele Calindri as Sousuke Ajino
Patrizia Mottola as Kai Ichinose
Stefano Pozzi as Shûhei Amamiya
Italian companies
Dubbing: ADC group
German staff
German companies
(none)
Distributor:
Anime-Virtual
Kazé Germany (now)
German cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Licensed by: Mighty Media Co., Ltd.
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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