Colorful (2010)

Movie (1 ep x 130 min)
4.228 out of 5 from 1,555 votes
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A boy arrives in purgatory after dying, where he is informed that in his past life he committed a terrible sin, and cannot be reincarnated until he can remember what it was. Until he does, he is placed in the body of a middle school student named Makoto who committed suicide three days ago, and is instructed to live the deceased boy’s life. New Makoto quickly becomes fed up with his host body's situation, as the boy doesn't have any friends, his family life is in shambles, and his mere presence makes everyone around him nervous. But giving up is not an option, and if the spirit ever wants to move on, he must adjust to Makoto's life and understand what happened in the past.

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GuardianEnzo's avatar by GuardianEnzo on Jun 6, 2011
Score: 9/10

This may not be the first review of Colorful you've read - it's been out on DVD in Japan for over a month now, so I'm a little late to the party. But I loved this one so much I couldn't possibly let it go by without sharing my praise for this wonderful... read more

neverafall's avatar by neverafall on Jun 28, 2013
Score: 3/10

Okay guys... Where to start. First off, don't go bashing me for this review rating. To be honest, this movie brought me to tears at some points (which I will go into more detail later) but a well-made film needs more depth and meaning than just a tear-jerking plot.  STORY [4/10] Transition/flow: 0/3 Originality: 3/3 Presentation: 1/4 This plot's progression was choppy, illogical, and at (MANY)... read more

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