Toki o Kakeru Shōjo (1994 TV series)

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Toki o Kakeru Shōjo
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Also known asThe Girl Who Leapt Through Time
Created by Yasutaka Tsutsui
Written by Ryōichi Kimizuka
Directed by Masayuki Ochiai
Yuichi Sato
Starring Yuki Uchida
Composer Joe Hisaishi
No. of episodes5
Original network Fuji Television
Original releaseFebruary 19 (1994-02-19) 
March 19, 1994 (1994-03-19)

Toki o Kakeru Shōjo (時をかける少女, lit. "The Girl Who Runs Through Time") is the second live-action television adaptation of the novel of the same name. It aired as a five-episode Japanese television live-action TV series broadcast on Fuji Television between February 19 and March 19, 1994, directed by Masayuki Ochiai and Yūichi Satō, with screenplay by Ryōichi Kimizuka and music by Joe Hisaishi. It stars the then-rookie idol Yuki Uchida in the main role, and also features the writer of the original book, Yasutaka Tsutsui, and the then-unknown idols Miho Kanno (the first Tomie ), Ranran Suzuki and her then-rabbit-cosplayed-partner in the children TV show Ponkikies: future J-pop star Namie Amuro. The series' theme song is "Mermaid" (人魚, Ningyo) by Nokko.


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