The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby Vyse of Arcadia » Sat Mar 20, 2010 4:35 am

This is my new favorite movie.

"Well-crafted" doesn't even begin to cover it. There are so many little details that have gone into every minuscule part of the movie. Every time I watch it I notice something new. The characters are incredibly realistic, and the plot is fantastic. And every time it looks like it's going to do something you expect, something different happens. And there are so many scenes that can't be described as anything other than ingenious and/or artistic. Scenes that would generally be insignificant or clichéd are given new meaning and subtext just by the way they're portrayed. In addition, the voice acting is some of the best I've ever heard, in both English and Japanese. And such a wonderful soundtrack tying everything together.

The movie is exactly what it says on the cover. It's about this girl, and she's gained the ability to leap through time. And stuff happens. Honestly, anything more than that is a spoiler.

I can't highly recommend this movie enough. Particularly if you enjoy Miyazaki films, this one is more than worth tracking down, although I think it's a movie that almost anyone could enjoy.
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Re: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby phyco126 » Sat Mar 20, 2010 4:41 am

Is it really that good? Its on my netflix rental list, but its towards the bottom. I haven't watched Anime in sometime, I should probably move it to the top.
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Re: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby Vyse of Arcadia » Sat Mar 20, 2010 4:57 am

Yeah, it's really that good. I think even people who hate anime would love it. You won't regret moving it to the top (which you should.)

Let me put it this way. If it was ever released on blu-ray, I'd buy it, even though I already have the limited edition DVD. Which is an honest to god limited edition complete with the OST and a fancy box.
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Re: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby phyco126 » Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:36 am

Well, I moved it to the top. It wasn't as far down on the bottom as I wanted. I also decided to reorganize the next few shipments so that I have a balance of comedy, action, and other (aka, sci-fi, fantasy, family, anime, etc)
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Re: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby MaroonChan » Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:21 pm

A friend told me about it. I like time travel stuff so I'd like to see it. Maybe I'll track it down sometime. Not anytime soon. I have a ton of anime to watch, plus at the moment I'm broke.

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Re: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby Kaiya-Sky » Sat Mar 20, 2010 8:54 pm

I love that movie~
my friend showed me it, and i just loved it then a few months later i saw it in stores and just had to buy it, spending the last of my money.

it's such a great movie, the story is wonderful. I like the Japanese voices more then the English, but that might just be, because i watched it in Japanese the first time.
I definitely recommend watching it

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Re: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby Guild_Premier_Ghaleon » Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:26 pm

Definitely an excellent movie.
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Re: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby lunasinger13 » Sun Oct 10, 2010 3:53 pm

I loved this movie too! It actually reminded me a lot of Hayao Miyazaki's style, with its attention to everyday life and friendships. :)

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Re: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby phyco126 » Mon Oct 11, 2010 4:45 pm

I liked the movie a great deal, but the ended tugged at my heart. I liked the idea of how the little things for the better good end up causing horrible consequences.
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Re: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby chiiruchan » Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:19 pm

I loved that movie. :) We Netflicksed it quite some time ago... if I see it on sale somewhere or used I might even buy it. The animation was so pretty. And it did remind me of Miyazaki too!

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Re: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Postby Sonic# » Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:11 pm

I guess I know what to see next then. Maybe by the end of this week. :D Thanks for the recommendation.
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