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Tokyo Godfathers

Author: Satoshi KonTōru EmoriYoshiaki UmegakiAya OkamotoMaddohausu, Kabushiki Kaisha.All authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : Elementary and junior high school : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Animated films
Material Type: Animation, Elementary and junior high school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Satoshi Kon; Tōru Emori; Yoshiaki Umegaki; Aya Okamoto; Maddohausu, Kabushiki Kaisha.; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1404946918 9781404946910
OCLC Number: 1242324046
Language Note: Closed-captioned. Japanese dialogue with optional subtitles in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish.
Notes: 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'Ä«chi Konishi ; art director, Nobutaka Ike ; editor, Takeshi Seyama ; music, Keiichi Suzuki ; character designer, Satoshi Kon, Ken'Ä«chi Konishi.
Performer(s): Voices: Toru Emori, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Aya Okamoto, Shôzô Îzuka, Seizô Katô, Hiroya Ishimaru, Ryûji Saikachi, Yûsaku Yara, Kyôko Terase.
Target Audience: Ontario Film Board rating: 14A ; for thematic elements, violent images, languages and some sexual material.
Description: 1 DVD (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby digital.
Responsibility: Mad House Ltd. ; producer, Masao Maruyama ; screenplay, Satoshi Kon, Keiko Nobumoto ; director, Satoshi Kon.

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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.

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