Gakko no Kaidan - Netflix
Haruna Tsubame, an inconspicuous high school girl, is always sensitive to people's moods and keeps the peace in school. One day, she gets pushed to become the president of the student council by the people around her. Tsubame's encounter with a man who is a genius speechwriter, leads to a revolution in school. She struggles to change a school full of irrationality and dissatisfaction with the power of words.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Gakko no Kaidan - List of Ghost Stories (anime) episodes - Netflix
Ghost Stories (学校の怪談, Gakkō no Kaidan), also known as Ghosts at School, is a 2000 Japanese anime series directed by Noriyuki Abe and produced by Studio Pierrot. The 20-episode series was adapted from Tōru Tsunemitsu's eponymous novel series. The series is based around the lives of five school children—Satsuki Miyanoshita, Keiichirō Miyanoshita, Hajime Aoyama, Reo Kakinoki, and Momoko Koigakubo—who exorcise the spirits that are awakened in, and haunt their hometown as a consequence of industrialization. Gakkō no Kaidan aired between October 22, 2000 and March 25, 2001 on Fuji Television. The episodes were later released in seven VHS and DVD compilations by SME Visual Works; a DVD box set was released in 2004. The series' soundtrack was also released by SME Visual Works in 2001. An episode titled “Am I Beautiful? Kuchisake-onna” (あたし、きれい? 口裂け女, Atashi, kirei? Kuchisake-onna) – about the ghost of a woman who was brutally murdered by her husband – was cancelled after complaints from parents of children with cleft lip and palate disorders. DVD compilations exclude the episode. At the first Onicon, in October 2004, Matt Greenfield, the co-founder of ADV Films, announced that they had licensed the series for an English dub. Although the basic plot-line was kept intact in the English version, ADV Films' replaced the original dialogue with a more comedic version, which made references to pop culture. Five DVD volumes of the dubbed version were released from 2005 through 2006; the original Japanese track and subtitles were also included. A DVD box set, containing the full English series, went on sale in January 2008. In Asia, Animax aired the series in 2006 as Ghosts at School. The series uses only two pieces of theme music. “Grow Up” (グロウアップ, Gurō Appu) by Hysteric Blue played as the opening theme song of the show and “Sexy Sexy”, by Cascade was the closing theme song.
Gakko no Kaidan - Background - Netflix
Gakkō no Kaidan was adapted from the eponymous film, which was based on the novels written by Tōru Tsunemitsu. A middle school teacher by profession, Tsunemitsu started drafting the series in 1985, inspired by the stories circulating around the city. He began by listening to stories that his students told him, compiled them into a book and presented the collection to the publisher Kodansha, with some modifications to the language so that children could read and understand them. Kodansha published 9 volumes of the title from 1990 through 1997 and the work quickly became a best-seller. The anime series was produced in 2000, by Studio Pierrot, and directed by Noriyuki Abe. The series was planned by Osamu Takashi Shimizu, Shirakawa Riyuuzou, and Yuji Nunokawa. The producers were Nakamura Yuriko, Katsumata Hideo, and Hagino Takashi. Oonishi Masaya designed the characters and Takata Shigeru was the artistic director. The sound was directed by Abe; sound effects were done by Mutō Masako, produced by Zack Promotions, and recorded at Seion Studio. The background score of the series was composed by Kaoru Wada.
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