When his dream career as a basketball player is shattered due to a severed tendon, Okazaki Tomoya believes that his already depressing life has lost all purpose. To make matters worse, he is plagued by dreams in which he wanders through a land of nothingness. Attending school only through force of habit, Tomoya one day meets a girl called Furukawa Nagisa; and over time, while helping her to reform the school's drama club, Tomoya learns to smile and have fun once more. His dreams have become less dark, as though a ray of hope has appeared; but could there be more to these dreams than there appears to be?
The timing of the Clannad series is a bane for Toei's movie version of the popular Key game. If this had aired a year or two before KyoAni decided to release its own version in 23-episode series form, then this would have undoubtedly had more interest than it received. As it is, I'm acutely aware that even my own experience of this movie is tainted by KyoAni's superior... read more
Clannad Movie has been mostly hated upon as being an insult to the TV version and everything it did. As someone who hated the TV series but loved the movie, I think it’s a shame that the things that make the movie so great go unappreciated. It’s still the same story, it’s just told differently and has a much more pleasant and refreshing atmosphere. Sure, it’s not perfect, but I’d... read more
|Clannad After Story||TV||2008||Same Franchise|
|Clannad: Another World, Tomoyo Chapter||DVD Special||2008||Alternate Universe|
|Clannad: Another World, Kyou Chapter||DVD Special||2009||Alternate Universe|
|Clannad: 4-Koma Manga Theater||2004|
|Tomoyo After - Dear Shining Memories||2007|