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Animation - Completed 2015

“Chibi Maruko-chan” will star in a movie this winter!
Students from 5 different countries arrive in Maruko’s town.
Maruko and her classmates can barely contain their curiosity and their new friends are full of surprises.
A tale of friendship that transcends time and nationality. Bring your hankies!

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Animation
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 94 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jun TAKAGI
    • Writer(s)
    • Momoko SAKURA
    • Synopsis
    • The children have come from 5 different countries. Maruko and her friends are thrown into a panic as these foreign children are to stay at their homes by the request of their friend Hanawa. Andrea, a boy from Italy, is to stay at Maruko’s home. Maruko and her friends have a good time with them at school and travelling outside their town to visit Osaka and Kyoto over the weekend. At first, Maruko is perplexed by Andrea’s active approach; yet, she comes to understand him once she learns why he came to Japan. At the festival they go together, both of them make a wish to meet again. Finally these happy days come to an end and they have to part…