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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (時をかける少女, Toki o Kakeru Shōjo?) is a 2006 Japanese animated science fiction film. The film focuses on a high school girl who inadvertently gains the power to travel through time and begins using it frivolously to fix problems. It was produced by the animation studio Madhouse and directed by Mamoru Hosoda. It is inspired by, and is a pseudo-sequel to, the 1976 novel Toki o Kakeru Shōjo by Yasutaka Tsutsui.

Critical response to The Girl Who Leapt Through Time was very positive, and it won numerous awards, including the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year.

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Genre:  Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Release Date:  July 15, 2006
DVD Release Date:  November 18, 2008
Runtime:  98 minutes
Studio:  Madhouse
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review by . June 19, 2012
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Time travel movies can be a little challenging for filmmakers to execute. Most films usually spend a considerable amount of time trying to establish its groundwork, and by then, the whole time stream mumbo-jumbo becomes too much of a chore to follow that by the end of the movie, viewers don’t really care anymore. Some movies do succeed with such a premise but most of the time they do not.      Japanese anime have always been successful in bringing forth depth in story …
review by . April 14, 2013
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Every bone in my body is telling me “Jonathan, this is a romance, it’s a time traveling romance filled with plot holes, love triangles, and more teenee gooy romance then you can handle.” Yes, it’s true; I’ve made somewhat of a reputation for myself amongst my family and friends for my hatred of these kinds of movies. You know, close nit group of friends (two guys, one girl), boy likes girl but doesn’t have the guts to tell her for fear of ruining their friendship, …
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