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Title Tokyo Godfathers [videorecording] / Mad House Ltd. ; producer, Masao Maruyama ; screenplay, Satoshi Kon, Keiko Nobumoto ; directors, Sh˘go Furuya, Satoshi Kon.

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


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Description 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Note Title from container.
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'chi Konishi ; art director, Nobutaka Ike ; editor, Takeshi Seyama ; music, Keiichi Suzuki ; character designer, Satoshi Kon, Ken'chi Konishi.
Performer Voices: Toru Emori, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Aya Okamoto, Sh˘z˘ ╬zuka, Seiz˘ Kat˘, Hiroya Ishimaru, Ryűji Saikachi, Yűsaku Yara, Ky˘ko 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, languages and some sexual material.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Japanese dialogue, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Abandoned children -- Drama.
Homeless persons -- Drama.
Desamparados -- Teatro.
Ni˝os abandonados -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Animated films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Added Author Maruyama, Masao.
Kon, Satoshi, 1963-2010.
Nobumoto, Keiko.
Emori, Tru, 1944-
Umegaki, Yoshiaki, 1959-
Okamoto, Aya, 1982-
zuka, Shz, 1933-
Kat, Seiz, 1927-2014.
Ishimaru, Hiroya, 1946-
Saikachi, Ryji, 1928-
Yara, Ysaku, 1948-
Terase, Kyko, 1932-
Sugai, Katsutoshi, 1971-
Konishi, Kenichi.
Ike, Nobutaka.
Seyama, Takeshi.
Suzuki, Keiichi, 1933-
Maddohausu, Kabushiki Kaisha.
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1404946918
Standard No. 043396028142
Music No. 02814 Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment

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