|Toki o Kakeru Shōjo|
|Directed by||Haruki Kadokawa|
|Screenplay by||Ryoji Ito|
|Starring|| Nana Nakamoto |
|Narrated by||Tomoyo Harada|
|November 8, 1997|
Toki o Kakeru Shōjo (時をかける少女, lit. "The Girl Who Runs Through Time") is the second live-action film adaptation of novel of the same name. The film was released in Japan on November 8, 1997, directed by Haruki Kadokawa, with a screenplay by Ryōji Itō, Chiho Katsura and Haruki Kadokawa, starring beginner Nana Nakamoto in the main role. The film is narrated by the previous 1983 film's lead-actress Tomoyo Harada, and is set in 1965, when the novel was published for the first time. The film poster was used as the new cover for the 1997 edition of the novel.
"Yume no Naka de ~We are not alone, forever~" and "Toki no Canzone", a remake of the 1983 film's theme song, written and sung by Yumi Matsutoya.
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