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Voices of a Distant Star is a Japanese anime OVA by Makoto Shinkai. It chronicles a long-distance relationship between two close friends who communicate by sending emails via their mobile phones across interstellar space. It was originally released to DVD on February 2, 2002, and has since been broadcast across Japan on the anime satellite television network, Animax.
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Genre:  Drama, Mecha, Romance
Release Date:  February 2, 2002
MPAA Rating:  Unrated
Runtime:  Twenty-five minutes
Studio:  CoMix Wave Inc.
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review by . March 18, 2010
I just want to see him again...
        Voices Of A Distant Star was the first work of up-and-coming director Makoto Shinkai, who has since been declared "the next Miyazaki". While I don't agree with this statement, I do believe that Shinkai is, so far, a great director in his own right.            Voices Of A Distant Star follows two close friends, Mikako Nagamine and Noboru Terao, who become separated after Mikako joins a research team and leaves …
review by . February 20, 2010
Up to Miyazaki's Standerd? No. Good on its Own? Definetly.
  Okay, first I would like to put to rest the lie that this movie is of the same standard as Miyazaki's films. It is not. It's a start for an upcoming director, but still not up to Miyazaki's greatness. This is not Miyazaki, so don't expect a Miyazaki type film.       The film itself is great. A young female joins the UN army to help fight off an alien race that has attacked a colony on mars, leaving behind her childhood friend and love. As her fleet moves farther and farther …
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