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Rumbling Hearts 

Kimi ga nozomu eien (original title)
Follows complicated love life of Takayuki Narumi, a male high school student.
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Series cast summary:
Kishô Taniyama Kishô Taniyama ...  Takayuki Narumi 14 episodes, 2003-2004
Masaki Anzou Masaki Anzou ...  Shinji Taira 14 episodes, 2003-2004
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...  Mitsuki 14 episodes, 2003-2004
Kevin Connolly Kevin Connolly ...  Takayuki 14 episodes, 2003-2004
Minami Kuribayashi Minami Kuribayashi ...  Haruka Suzumiya 14 episodes, 2003-2004
Carrie Savage ...  Haruka 14 episodes, 2003-2004
Chiaki Takahashi Chiaki Takahashi ...  Mitsuki Hayase 14 episodes, 2003-2004
Leah Clark ...  Akane 13 episodes, 2003-2004
Luci Christian ...  Ayu 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Monica Rial ...  Mayu 12 episodes, 2003-2004
David Wilson-Brown David Wilson-Brown ...  Shinji 11 episodes, 2003-2004
Stephanie Young ...  Dr. Kozuki 11 episodes, 2003-2004
Jason Douglas ...  Manager 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Gwendolyn Lau Gwendolyn Lau ...  Ms Ishida 10 episodes, 2003-2004
Jamie Marchi ...  Fumio Hoshino 9 episodes, 2003-2004
Dana Schultes Dana Schultes ...  Mrs. Suzumiya 6 episodes, 2003
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Follows complicated love life of Takayuki Narumi, a male high school student.

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Japanese

Release Date:

5 October 2003 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Rumbling Hearts See more »

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There are 2 endings to this Anime. In the original series, Takayuki ends up with Mitsuki. While on the OVA "Kimi ga nozomu eien: Next Season", he ends up with Haruka. See more »

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Featured in Dojin Work: Hadaka no ojô sama (2007) See more »

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Hmmmmm.....
20 July 2005 | by veggi_chanSee all my reviews

This isn't the best anime I've seen to be completely and totally honest. From reading other reviews I had expected it to be full of drama...and it was. Except there was a little bit too much drama. I mean, I saw it all in one go, and that's 7 hours of some pretty full on drama. Once the main plot had settled in, which is by the end of the first episode (if I remember correctly), the characters do carry it along pretty nicely. It definitely has its tear jerking moments, but at the same time it does have moments when I nearly turned it off for being so slow and boring. Shame this is part of a game (as it is part of the publicity pack for a game) because I think that if it was developed without that it mind, it could have been much better thought out and therefore more successful (not in terms of audience size but in terms of captivating the audience's attention). But I suppose you could say that about a lot of anime out there. I know this has seemed like a negative review, but if you can get your hands on this anime, it's definitely one to watch.


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