Basic Data 2001/06/07
Main Characters 2001/07/15
|Original Story, Script, Director
|Art Director||TAKESHIGE Yoji|
|Picture Director||OKUI Atsushi|
She is a junior high school student now. She started the public entertainments activity when she was 6 years old. First, she had first appearnce in local TV commercial. Afterwards, she was appointed to the commercial of the Ministry of Health and Welfare. She made famous because she was selected by the heroine of continuous teleplay "Suzuran" by NHK, 1999. She is performing to other some dramas and commercial. She is so cute!
He is a mainstay actor in Japan. He made him debut as a movie actor in 1980, and became famous for teleplay "Ienaki-ko" in 1994. He was appointed to the commercial of a video camera by SONY. He is performing his comical father in the. More, he has good fashion sense, and winning the best dresser prize in 1998.
She is a very famous actress in Japan. She passed the audition at a probability of 1/32000 in 1984. She is performing to a lot of movies and teleplays and CM. And she took a personality of radio programs for her.
She is a famous singer and an actress. She debuted as a singer in 1973. After she performed to some movies and teleplays, and she had an appearance results in the musical,too.
He is one of the most famous actors in Japan. He was born in 1933, and he debuted as an actor in 1959. Afterwards, he performed to quite a lot of Japanese movies. He suits the "yakuza" post very well.
He is now junior high school student. He belongs to "Himawari" which is the most famous theatrical company in Japan. He is performing to a lot of movies as an child actor, and taking as a voice actor.
He was a singer of "Enka" a Japanese traditional style song; but he did not succeed as an Enka singer. Afterwards, he became a kind of talent. He was making a living by mimicking other famous talents. Recently, he is performing to some television commercials.
Main Characters (illustratted by miss Hanada )
Chihiro, who is the heroine of the film is 10 years old girl. She strayed off a mysterious space while she was moving to suburb with her parents. The mysterious space was "YUYA" of the different world. "YUYA" means a kind of public bath or hot spring. Various gods and monsters which exist in Japan are healing their tiredness at "YUYA".
The YUYA is being ruled by Yubaaba, who is rapaciously witch."Yu" means hot water, "baaba" means old woman. All humans should work in there, They are changed into animals or disappear if they are not work. Chihiro got lost to her parents in the mysterious space. And, she began to work under Yubaaba to live. Chihiro was deprived from her name there. She was merely called "Sen". "Sen" is a shortening type of "Chihiro" of the Chinese character.
Can she meet parents again? And, can they return?