Japanese name: Air
Japanese name: ゲーム (not an official name)
English name: Air
Dates: January 6, 2005-March 23, 2005 (January 7, 2005-March 24, 2005)
Broadcast time: Thursday, 24:30-25:00 (Friday, 12:30-1:00 am)
Number of episodes: 12
Animation Studio: Kyoto Animation
Production Company: Visual Art's, Key, Pony Canyon, Mubik, Tokyo Broadcast Corporation
Broadcaster: Tokyo Broadcast System (TBS) BS-i satellite channel
Creator(s): Visual Art's, Key (staff)
Series Director: Tatsuya Ishihara
Episode Director(s): Tatsuya Ishihara, Tomoe Aratani, Noriyuki Kitanohara, Yasuhiro Takemoto, Hiroshi Yamamoto
Producer(s): Yoko Hatta
Planning: Fumihiko Shimo (series composition)
Writer(s): Fumihiko Shimo
Art Director: Jouji Unoguchi
Art Design: Akiyo Takeda (color)
Character Designer(s): Tomoe Aratani
Animator(s): Tomoe Aratani (chief director), Mitsuyoshi Yoneda (director), Kazumi Ikeda (director), Shoko Ikeda (director), Satoshi Kadowaki (director), Tomoe Aratani (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Daisuke Ono (Yukito Kunisaki), Tomoko Kawakami (Misuzu Kamio)
Genre(s): romance, fantasy, magic, video game adaptation
Home Video
Japan: DVD (PCBX 50668-50673)
Note(s): Toei made a movie version of the story in August 2005.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Air go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: December 6, 2008
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