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
Overall this is a disgrace to the serie. I hated the way Nagisa was animated here and her shy personality which is one the most important elements in the story is gone. Clannad the movie made me feel none of the strong emotions that I felt in the serie. One positive thing in this movie was the ending, it provided us with an alternative to the forced ending of After Story and it would have been... 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|