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Megumi (ONA)

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Alternative title:
めぐみ (Japanese)
Genres: drama
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: The eponymous Megumi was a normal Japanese 13 year old from a loving family who was kidnapped by North Korean agents in 1977. This documentary anime covers Megumi's childhood and abduction before shifting to her parents efforts to get answers and to prompt the Japanese government to take action (something they were reluctant to despite having had more than a dozen citizens kidnapped by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s).
User Ratings: 19 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Excellent: -
 Very good: 3 votes (dub:2, raw:1)
 Good: 6 votes (dub:4, sub:2)
 Decent: 3 votes (dub:1, sub:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
 So-so: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
 Not really good: 2 votes (dub:1, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
 Weak: 1 vote (others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 36 users, rank: #7070 (of 9605)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.316 (Decent+), std. dev.: 1.656, rank: #6377 (of 9732)
Weighted mean: 6.281 (Decent+), rank: #6402 (of 9732) (seen all: 6.28)
Bayesian estimate: 6.768 (Good−), rank: #4326 (of 7376)
Running time: 25 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
Vintage: 2008
Ending Theme:
"A Song for Megumi" by N. Paul Stookey
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hidetoshi Ōmori
Screenplay: Hideki Mitsui
Character Design: Hiroshi Oikawa
Art Director: Hiromu Sato
Animation Director:
Taisuke Shimizu
Yukio Okazaki
Director of Photography: Tsuyoshi Shimura

Color design: Misako Akama
Recording Director: Akiyoshi Akama
Sound Effects: Toshiya Wada
Kōichi Yamadera as Shigeru Yokota
Minami Takayama as Megumi Yokota
Rica Fukami as Sakie Yokota

Michio Hazama as Narration

Aruno Tahara as Administration Official
Bin Shimada as Takuya Yokota (adult)
Junko Shimakata as Tsubo
Megumi Tano as Takuya Yokota (young)
Megumi Yokota as Herself (archive footage)
Shinichirō Miki as Colleague
Yumiko Akaike as Nurse
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Trans Arts Co.
Assistance: Futabasha
English staff
English cast
Theme Song Performance: Paul Stookey
Sally Koshinaka as Sakie Yokota
Soness Stevens as Megumi Yokota
Walter Roberts as Shigeru Yokota

David Shufle as Takuya Yokota (adult)
Stacy Powell as Takuya Yokota (young)

David Shufle as
Administration Official
Stacy Powell as
Walter Roberts as Narration
English companies

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