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Title Tōkyō goddofāzāzu [videorecording] = Tokyo godfathers / kyakuhon Nobumoto Keiko, Kon Satoshi ; purodyūsā Kobayashi Shin'ichi, Tsuyama Masao, Maki Tarō ; animēshon seisaku Maddohausu ; kantoku Kon Satoshi.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    TOK    Available
Edition Anamorphic widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Presented/produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan)--and Tokyo Godfathers Committee.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Special features: animax making of featurette; theatrical trailer; bonus trailers.
Credits Director of photography, Katsutoshi Sugai ; animation director, Ken'ichi Konishi ; art director, Nobutaka Ike ; editor, Takeshi Seyama ; music, Keiichi Suzuki ; character designer, Satoshi Kon, Ken'ichi Konishi.
Performer Voices: Tōru Emori, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Aya Okamoto, Shōzō Īzuka, Seizō Katō, Hiroya Ishimaru, Ryūji Saikachi, Yūsaku Yara, Kyōko Terase.
Summary The story takes place on Christmas Eve in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Middle-aged has-been Gin, aging transvestite Hana, and teenage runaway Miyuki are homeless friends who have formed a makeshift family structure bond. That bond is tested when they find an abandoned baby while searching for food in a trash dumpster. They try to care for the infant themselves, and travel throughout the city in search of the baby's parents.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, violent images, language and some sexual material ; Canadian home video rating: 14A.
System Details DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 ; mastered in high-definition.
Language Japanese dialogue with optional English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned in English.
Subject Abandoned children -- Drama.
Homeless persons -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Animated films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Added Author Kon, Satoshi, 1963-2010. Director. Screenwriter.
Nobumoto, Keiko. Screenwriter.
Emori, Tōru, 1944- Performer.
Umegaki, Yoshiaki, 1959- Performer.
Okamoto, Aya, 1982- Performer.
Īzuka, Shōzō, 1933- Performer.
Katō, Seizō, 1927-2014. Performer.
Ishimaru, Hiroya, 1946- Performer.
Saikachi, Ryūji, 1928- Performer.
Yara, Yūsaku, 1948- Performer.
Terase, Kyōko, 1932- Performer.
Sugai, Katsutoshi, 1971- Cinematographer.
Konishi, Kenichi. Animator.
Ike, Nobutaka. Artistic director.
Suzuki, Keiichi, 1951- Composer.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.
Maddohausu, Kabushiki Kaisha.
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Tokyo godfathers
ISBN 1404946918
Standard No. 043396028142
Music No. 02814 Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment

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