Tokyo Godfathers (English Subtitles)


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Release Date April 28, 2004
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Catalog No.JDD-35659
JAN/ISBN 4547462008305
Product Type DVD
TV Standard NTSC
Number of Discs 1
Color Color
Running Time 92minutes
Original Release Year 2003
Data Format DVD Video
Encoding MPEG-2
Layers single-sided/dual-layered
Aspect Ratio(s) 16:9 LB Vista
Region 2
Subtitles English Japanese
Audio Track Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1ch Surround


Satoshi Kon jumpstarted his career as a feature filmmaker with the mindbending animated mystery "Perfect Blue." He followed up its success with another excellent film, "Millennium Actress," a sophisticated romantic fantasy like no other. Now comes "Tokyo Godfathers," his third feature-length animated opus. Inspired by John Ford's "Three Godfathers," the film centers around three homeless people who find an abandoned baby on a cold Christmas Eve. Together, they search for the infant's parents, and their adventure turns into an incredible journey of self discovery. This brilliant film is moving, funny and hopeful, but never overly sentimental, and achieves a strange "realism" only a Japanese animated film can.

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東京ゴッドファーザーズ / アニメ

3人のホームレス、そして捨て子の赤ちゃん。聖なる夜、東京に舞い降りた"奇跡"、交錯する運命のドラマの行方は・・・ 国内外で絶賛の嵐!!日本が誇るアニメーションの最高傑作が登場!!賞賛の声や熱狂の渦が今や日本から世界へ!!ピクチャー・ディスク仕様。

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    Realism in animation 5

    I think Japanese animations are famous for showing true to real life scenes, like as if you are watching a movie. I love this anime and I think it is one of the best I ever seen so far. The story touches upon social problems such as homeless people, violence in the family, poverty and others. If you would like to experience a serious anime packed with adventure, then watch this one. I highly recommend it!

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