Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 is an anime series in the Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 franchise
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When an 8.0 earthquake strikes Tokyo this story deeply explains what happens to two kids a long way from home.

Overview

Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (東京マグニチュード8.0, Tōkyō Magunichūdo 8.0?) is a Japanese anime television series that premiered on Fuji TV's noitaminA timeslot on July 9, 2009, where it ended its original run on September 17. Directed by Masaki Tachibana and written by Natsuko Takahashi, it is an original series co-produced by Bones and Kinema Citrus. The 11-episode series centres around two young siblings, Mirai and Yūki, and single mother Mari who the two meet in the aftermath of a major earthquake hitting the Japanese capital, placed in the near future (2012).[1][2] It won the Excellence Prize in the Animation category at Japan's Media Arts Festival in 2009. Plot When a massive earthquake strikes Tokyo, middle-schooler Mirai Onozawa and her younger brother Yuuki struggle to return to their home in Setagaya from Odaiba. The siblings are befriended by a courier named Mari Kusakabe who is trying to reach her family in Sanjengaya. The three form a bond and promise to make it home together.

It was the intention of BONES to realistically portray of the affects of an 8.0 scale earthquake in Tokyo. As such, data and interviews were collected to help inform the production. Groups such as the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force are depicted conducting rescue operations and relief efforts throughout the series and newscaster Christel Takigawa voices a reoccurring character based on herself.

The series was awarded an Excellence Prize in the 13th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards from the Ministry of Cultural Affairs.

Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 ran from July 9 to September 17 2009 and totalled eleven episodes. Characters & Voice Actors Kusakabe, Mari Main Kaida, Yuko Japanese Magnaghi, Debora Italian Onozawa, Mirai Main Hanamura, Satomi Japanese Riva, Gea Italian Onozawa, Yuuki Main Kobayashi, Yumiko Japanese Di pisa, Loretta Italian Itsuki Supporting Sawashiro, Miyuki Japanese More staffStaff Tachibana, Masaki Director, Storyboard Tanaka, Kazuya Sound Director Takahashi, Natsuko Script, Series Composition Murata, Kazuya Script, Series Composition

Plot

Characters

Soundtrack

1. Kimi no Uta (abingdon boys school)

2. Mirai's Usual Day

3. Yuuki's Feelings

4. Fun Time

5. M8

6. Tsunotteiku Fuan

7. Jisshi Isshou

8. Contemplation

9. Nostalgia

10. Thoughts of Family

11. Panic

12. Houraku

13. Yuuki Samishisa

14. Tokyo Tower Falls

15. The Promise of Three

16. Shite Agerareru Koto

17. Yuuki's Request

18. Sibling's Sympathy

19. Certain Return

20. Robot Activity

21. Tanin no Yaku ni Tatsu Ureshisa

22. Visions of Yuuki

23. Family Reunion

24. Fond Farewell

25. Premonition of Death

26. Determination

27. Untimely Death

28. Soushitsukan

29. For Yuuki

30. M/elody (Tsuji Shion)

Voice actors and cast

CharactersVoice actors
Onozawa, Mirai
Hanamura, Satomi

Riva, Gea

Jeong, Hye Ok
Onozawa, Yuuki
Kobayashi, Yumiko

Di pisa, Loretta

Yun, Mi Na
Kusakabe, Mari
Kaida, Yuko

Magnaghi, Debora

Han, Chea Eun

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Original US Poster Art

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Name Tokyo Magnitude 8.0
Name: 東京マグニチュード8.0
Romaji: Toukyou Magunichuudo 8.0
Publisher BONES
Start Year 2009
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