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Mai Mai Miracle (2009)

Maimai Shinko to sennen no mahô (original title)
Inspired by her grandfather's stories, young Shinko embarks on wild flights of fancy about the history of the little town she lives in. But dreams can't fend off the realities of growing up.

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Credited cast:
Masao Agawa ...
Fujiwara
Chisa Bandai
Romy Beckman ...
(voice)
J. David Brimmer ...
Tatara (voice)
Shôya Chiba
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Hitoshi (voice)
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Bar California Woman (voice) (as Vibe Jones)
Juan Jose Corti ...
Kotaro Aoki (voice)
Michaela Dean ...
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Shiro (voice)
Mayuko Fukuda ...
Shinko Aoki (voice)
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Hatsue Aoki (voice)
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Boss (voice)
Manami Honjô ...
Chôko Aoki (voice)
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Inspired by her grandfather's stories, young Shinko embarks on wild flights of fancy about the history of the little town she lives in. But dreams can't fend off the realities of growing up.

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A nice miracle that is not Overdone
18 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

This is a pure feel-good enlightening movie about making the most out of the richness of life in the midst of a decent, not-well-to-do country life/ and poverty.

The movie is full of moments that will bring anyone back to childhood innocence, from playing with plants & animals to swallowing the wrong food by accident :). And unlike Miyazaki's works and the suggestive speculation from its title, this movie sticks closer to reality (save for the parallel fantasies of a totally different time era) and is not too overdone.

It is a nice reminder of Ohomide poro poro, one of my favourite anime of all time.


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