The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a memento. One day while walking home she is attacked by a fearsome monster and saved mysterious boy named Shun. However, Shun disappears and Asuna embarks on a journey of adventure to the land of Agartha with her teacher Mr. Morisaki to meet a Shun again. Through her journey she comes to know the cruelty and beauty of the world, as well as loss.

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  1. Makoto Shinkai

    Director, Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Hisako Kanemoto

    Hisako Kanemoto

    Asuna Watase (voice)

  2. Kazuhiko Inoue

    Kazuhiko Inoue

    Ryuji Morisaki (voice)

  3. Miyu Irino

    Miyu Irino

    Shin / Shun (voice)

  4. Rina Hidaka

    Rina Hidaka

    Mana (voice)

  5. Fumiko Orikasa

    Fumiko Orikasa

    Asuna's Mother (voice)

  6. Sumi Shimamoto

    Sumi Shimamoto

    Risa (voice)

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Original Title 星を追う子ども

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 56m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage http://www.hoshi-o-kodomo.jp

Release Information

  • July 29, 2011



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