Parents' Guide to

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Fun coming of age time-traveling anime with some romance.

Movie PG-13 2008 98 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+

One crude gag but suitable for the subtitled crowd.

My son watched this movie several times over the last few days, and he says it gets better and better every time. One crude gag but rest of film is G-rated.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (8 ):

THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME is a dazzling and engaging take on both the coming of age story and the time travel story. Rather than using time travel to change the course of big historical events, Makoto uses her ability to try and alter the little moments between her and her best friends, boys Chiaki and Kosuke.

She learns that these travels can cause even bigger problems than she originally anticipated, and the film takes some unexpected plot twists that will keep kids guessing.

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