. Di Gi Charat Theater - Leave it to Piyoko! The space station... See full summary ». While looking through old photo albums, Miyuki tearfully confesses to fleeing her home after stabbing her over-controlling father Ishida when her beloved cat Angel went missing-(believing that he had gotten rid of it). A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics. Now here is "Tokyo Godfathers," an animated film both harrowing and heartwarming, about a story that will never, ever, be remade by Disney. Together they go through personal trials and tribulations as they seek to find the babies mother and reunite the two. As the New Year fast approaches, these three forgotten members of society band together to solve the mystery of the abandoned child and the fate of her parents. Based on Peter B Kyne's novel 'Three Godfathers', the story revolves around three distraught people whose lives are transformed when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve Tokyo Godfathers may not be on the same level as stand alone anime films such as Akira or Princess Mononoke, but the anime classic was received to critical acclaim when it first debuted in 2003. Fandango FANALERT® Sign up for a FANALERT® and be the first to know when tickets and other exclusives are available in your area. Like Perfect Blue and Millennium actress, TG wows the watcher immediately with the attention to detail. Ever wonder what A Christmas Story star Peter Billingsley and other adorable kids from holiday movies look like now? [10], This movie was released in North America by Sony Pictures on December 29, 2003 in an unsuccessful attempt to get an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature. ENTER CITY, STATE OR ZIP CODE GO. On Christmas Eve, three homeless companions stumble upon a baby girl in a garbage heap. Japanese filmmaker Satoshi Kon directs his third anime feature with the holiday film Tokyo Godfathers. There, Miyuki befriends the hitman's wife who happens to have a child of her own and they begin bonding-(despite their language barrier). Deposited with the unnamed baby is a note asking the unknown finder to take good care of her and a bag containing clues to the parents' identity. Written by No spoilers - you just have to see it. Prime Video has you covered this holiday season with movies for the family. "Magnetic Rose" is about what happens when a deep space corporate freighter is called upon to investigate a distress signal from what ought to be a derelict space station. And the characters expressions convey emotions expertly by subtlety or caricature as occasion demands. Cast & Crew. Hiroya Ishimaru Yasuo. Miyuki hands Gin his cigarettes and drops the old man's small red bag on the floor, revealing a winning lottery ticket. "[16] Roger Ebert gave the film three stars out of four, calling it "harrowing and heartwarming. Hana voiced by Shakina Nayfack and 6 others. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? The story takes place in Shinjuku, Tokyo, on Christmas Eve. It's about three homeless people -- an alcoholic, a drag queen and a girl of about 11 -- who find an abandoned baby in the trash on a cold Christmas Eve, and try for a few days to give it a home. Tokyo Godfathers (東京ゴッドファーザーズ, Tōkyō Goddofāzāzu) is a 2003 Japanese tragicomedy adventure anime film directed by Satoshi Kon loosely based on Peter B. Kyne's novel Three Godfathers.[3]. Hana, the transvestite with delusions of being a mother, convinces the others to keep it overnight. Tokyo Godfathers received an Excellence Prize at the 2003 Japan Media Arts Festival. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing Tokyo Godfathers (2020 Restoration) near you. On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo discover a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents. "[15] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 73 out of 100 based on 25 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews. On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo discover a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents. Tokyo Godfathers, the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue), returns to theaters in a brand-new restoration. They chase after Sachiko and Kiyoko. Tokyo Godfathers Anime Film's Trailer Previews New English Dub (Feb 25, 2020) GKIDS Announces New English Dub Cast for Satoshi Kon's Tokyo Godfathers Film (Feb 13, 2020) His daughter, a nurse, shares the name of the newfound baby Kiyoko. YU. Keiko Nobumoto, noted for being the creator of the Wolf's Rain series and a head scriptwriter for Cowboy Bebop, co-wrote the script with Kon. – Ken Eisner, Variety. For two nights next month, anime fans and cinema lovers in the U.S. will be able to catch Satoshi Kon‘s Tokyo Godfathers anime film on the big screen. Three homeless friends: a young girl, a transvestite, and a middle-aged bum. Hana and Miyuki find Sachiko about to jump off a bridge. Tokyo Godfathers. In the year 2032, Batô, a cyborg detective for the anti-terrorist unit Public Security Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot--one created solely for sexual pleasure--who slaughtered her owner. Michael, Jake and Steph watch Kon's holiday comedy drama, Tokyo Godfathers. Sachiko reveals she became pregnant in hopes it would bring her closer to her husband. GKIDS is bringing Satoshi Kon's classic anime film Tokyo Godfathers to select theaters across the U.S. on March 9 and March 11. Satoshi Kon continues his directorial success with Tokyo Godfathers. HI. One Christmas Eve after watching a children's performance of the nativity scene, three homeless people – a middle-aged alcoholic named Gin, a former drag queen named Hana, and a dependent teenage runaway girl named Miyuki – discover an abandoned newborn while searching through the garbage for presents. "[citation needed], Susan Napier points out that Tokyo Godfathers is part of a trend in anime and manga as depicting families in an increasingly dark fashion, showcasing the problems with traditional families, and attempts by people to construct a "pseudo-family" out of an increasingly fragmented and isolating modern Japanese society. In his first two animated films, Millennium Actress and Perfect Blue, Japanese writer-director Satoshi Kon used the professional illusions of actresses to play subtle, dizzying games with his characters' reality and identity. Tokyo Godfathers is a truly wonderful animation from the late great Satoshi Kon. Yasuo voiced by Kirk Thornton and 1 other. They name her Kiyoko, and vow to care for her as they track down her family. Once at the hospital, Gin finds his estranged daughter, who is also named Kiyoko, working as a nurse. Seemingly unconnected citizens of Tokyo are targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. Additional voices (Japanese): Nobuyuki Furuta, Masao Harada, Bin Horikawa, Kazuaki Itō, Eriko Kawasaki, Akiko Kawase, Yuto Kazama, Tsuguo Mogami, Mitsuru Ogata, Chiyako Shibahara, Toshitaka Shimizu, Yoshinori Sonobe, Akiko Takeguchi, Hidenari Umezu, Atsuko Yuya, Additional voices (English): Jordan Cole, Philece Sampler, Lexie Foley, Erica Schroeder, Crispin Freeman, Michael Sinterniklaas, David Manis, Marc Thompson, Jamieson Price, Kirk Thornton, Orlando Rios, Jaden Waldman [9], The film puts an emphasis on the theme of "coincidences". Kiyoko's real parents want to ask the trio to become her godparents. Use the HTML below. Leave behind your Hollywood ideas of what a movie or worse, a cartoon should be. Was this review helpful to you? ‎Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews, and buy Tokyo Godfathers directed by Satoshi Kon for $14.99. 3 Godfathers is a 1948 American Western film directed by John Ford and filmed (although not set) primarily in Death Valley, California.The screenplay, written by Frank S. Nugent and Laurence Stallings, is based on the 1913 novelette The Three Godfathers by Peter B. Kyne.The story is something of a retelling of the story of the Three Wise Men in an American Western context. The next day, using a key found with the baby, they start tracking down the parents, with many adventures along the way. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Hana collapses, and is taken by Gin and Miyuki to the hospital. Middle-aged has-been Gin, aging transvestite Hana, and teenage runaway Miyuki are three homeless friends who have formed a kind of makeshift family structure. The story takes place in Shinjuku, Tokyo, on Christmas Eve. It tells the story of three homeless people; Gin, an alcoholic, gambling addict and middle-aged hobo; Hana, a transgender woman and former drag queen and Miyuki, a runaway teenage girl, and the baby girl they find one Christmas Eve. Tokyo Godfathers (2003) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. It’s Christmas this week on the Konology, the miniseries that looks at the work of anime legend Satoshi Kon. Mad House Ltd. / Sony Pictures Online [Japan]. Tokyo Godfathers is 2003 Christmas tragicomedy directed by Satoshi Kon. View production, box office, & company info. Outside a cemetery, the group encounters a high-ranking yakuza boss trapped under his car. TE. After an intense car chase, Miyuki chases Sachiko to the top of a building. FILM TO BE RE-RELEASED IN THEATERS NATIONWIDE MARCH 9 AND 11 FEATURING NEW RESTORATION AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUB. Find the latest news, discussion, and photos of Tokyo Godfathers online now. Tokyo Godfathers was the third animated film directed by Kon and the second which he both wrote and directed. Hana berates Gin in front of his daughter and storms out of the hospital, with Miyuki following behind with baby Kiyoko in hand. Ota voiced by Jamieson Price and 1 other. Sachiko insists that her husband got rid of the baby without her knowledge, and that they return the baby to her. The baby is named Kiyoko (清子) by Hana, based on the Japanese translation of Silent Night literally meaning "pure child", as she is found on Christmas Eve. The trio set out to find Sachiko's house, but they discover that it has been torn down. GKIDS Announces New English Dub Cast for Satoshi Kon's Tokyo Godfathers Film posted on 2020-02-13 15:04 EST by Jennifer Sherman 4K restoration screens in U.S. on March 9, 11 Old Man Miyuki voiced by Victoria Grace and 3 others. [10] It is put forth that despite the seeming criticisms of traditional families throughout the film, it ends with a more conservative feeling as everyone returns to their traditional/original families. Satoshi Kon's films are true works of art. In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people’s lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. 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In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people’s lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. When her baby was stillborn, she decided to kidnap Kiyoko from the hospital's nursery, thinking, in her grief, the baby was hers. A pop singer gives up her career to become an actress, but she slowly goes insane when she starts being stalked by an obsessed fan and what seems to be a ghost of her past. Tokyo Godfathers - Overview, Reviews, Cast, and List of Episodes - Crunchyroll. Movie critic George Peluranee notes that "Tokyo Godfathers is a film that shows the small yet significant ties that each of us have with supposed strangers, and tells well the story of miracles, family, love, and forgiveness. [11] The movie was released on sub-only DVD on April 13, 2004,[12] and they planned to use DTS for the DVD, but was ultimately scrapped. SK. The group rests at a store until they are told to leave by the clerk. Along with the Twitter announcement confirming the dub would be produced by NYAV Post, the press release (via Anime News Network) reveals the rest of the major cast.. You can find the cast below: Yoshiaki Umegaki Hana. The Battle of the Warring States, Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa, Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest is the Sea of Stars, Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card, Jubei-chan: The Secret of the Lovely Eyepatch, Jubei-chan: The Counter Attack of Siberia Yagyu, Space Pirate Captain Herlock: The Endless Odyssey. A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career. 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Synopsis: TOKYO GODFATHERS, the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue), returns to theaters in a brand-new digital restoration. Here are some of our picks to get you in the spirit. Sachiko jumps off nevertheless, but Miyuki manages to catch her before she falls, but then Sachiko accidentally drops Kiyoko. • Tōru Emori (Japanese) and Jon Avner (English) as Gin (ギン); a gambling addict and former bicycle shop owner who claims to have been a bicycle racer. As Sachiko is about to jump off the building intending to commit suicide with Kiyoko in her hands, her husband comes out of his apartment, located just across the street, and begs her to start over with him. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violent images, language and some sexual material, 2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Blu-rays, DVDs and Books to Make the Season Bright, ‘Tokyo Godfathers’ Blu-ray and Digital Release Date, Details, Gkids to Release a New Restoration and English Dub of “Tokyo Godfathers” in NY & la on March 13, IMDb Poll Board's Favorite Christmas Movies, Best Animated Films That Were Not Really For Kids. Hana jumps off the building after Kiyoko, catches the baby, and lands safely due to a miraculous gust of wind. When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people’s lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. Mother voiced by Kate Bornstein and 1 other. Check out our gallery. Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher, ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. When a police inspector introduces them to the trio, the inspector is revealed to be Miyuki's father. Toru Emori Gin. Some teenagers show up and beat up Gin and the dead old man's corpse. A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master. [4] It also won Best Animation Film at the 58th Mainichi Film Awards.[5][6]. Seizô Katô Mother. Gin finds Sachiko's husband, who confirms a TV report Gin saw earlier that Kiyoko was actually stolen by Sachiko from the hospital. (2003). As the New Year fast approaches, these three forgotten members of society band together to solve the mystery of the abandoned child and the fate of her parents. He gives them Sachiko's address, but the party is interrupted when a maid, revealed to be a Latino hitman in disguise, attempts to shoot the bride's father. The hitman kidnaps Miyuki and baby Kiyoko while holding them hostage at gunpoint and takes them back to his home. Tokyo Godfathers tells the story of three homeless people that stumble upon an abandoned baby. Kenichi and his uncle Shunsaku Ban must find the mystery behind robot girl Tima. Christmas in Tokyo, Japan. Holiday 2009 1 hr 30 min. And then go see his previous two films as well. The critics consensus states, "Beautiful and substantive, Tokyo Godfathers adds a moving – and somewhat unconventional – entry to the animated Christmas canon. Meanwhile, Hana finds the girls and they go off to find a place to stay. [14], The review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes reported that 90% of critics have given the film a positive review based on 72 reviews, with an average rating of 7.09/10. Christmas in Tokyo, Japan. "Memories" is made up of three separate science-fiction stories. The three take it upon themselves to return the baby to her parents, all the while slowly coming to confront past and present regrets. A 15-year-old boy and 27-year-old woman find an unlikely friendship one rainy day in the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. The first night will feature the original Japanese language ve ‎Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews, and buy Tokyo Godfathers directed by Satoshi Kon for $11.99. While foraging through some trash, they find an abandoned newborn. The man happens to know the owner of the club where Kiyoko's mother used to work; his daughter is going to be marrying the club's owner that day. Middle-aged has-been Gin, aging transvestite Hana, and teenage runaway Miyuki are three homeless friends who have formed a kind of makeshift family structure. Tokyo Godfathers in US theaters March 13, 2020 starring Jon Avner, Victoria Grace, Shakina Nayfack, Kate Bornstein. In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people's lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. Yûsaku Yara Miyuki's Father. The trio sets out to find the baby's parents. GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, has announced the English voice cast for the critically-acclaimed animated feature TOKYO GODFATHERS, by director Satoshi Kon (Perfect Blue, Paprika). Despite its seemingly traditional ending, the film offers a more radical version of family. Gin, who was rescued by another member of the club, is also there. 'Tokyo Godfathers': Release date, plot, voice cast, trailer and all you need to know about the animated film releasing on VOD. SK. The scenes are exquisitely painted - when it is snowing you can almost smell it and feel the stillness. Tokyo Godfathers Cast. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. They are informed of the unhappy relationship between Sachiko and her husband, who is a gambling alcoholic. GKIDS have announced the cast for the English dub of Madhouse’s Tokyo Godfathers.. Hana, Miyuki, and Gin are taken to the hospital. [13] Announced on December 19, 2019, international animation licensor, GKIDS, in partnership with the original US distributor Destination Films, released the movie on March 9, 2020 with a brand new 4K restoration and a new English dub. Hana, the transvestite with delusions of being a mother, convinces the others to keep it overnight. Three homeless friends: a young girl, a transvestite, and a middle-aged bum. Tokyo Godfathers They go to Angel Tower, a club where Hana had worked at before being quitting her job for assaulting a rude and intoxicated customer years ago. With Tôru Emori, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Aya Okamoto, Shôzô Îzuka. In the first, "Magnetic Rose," four space travelers are drawn into an abandoned spaceship that contains a world created by ... See full summary ». Gin voiced by Jon Avner and 6 others. What did the Spanish speaking characters say in this movie. When a young orphaned boy living on the streets of Shibuya stumbles upon a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by a gruff warrior beast looking for an apprentice. 46 of 51 people found this review helpful. Jon Reeves . Di Gi Charat Theater - Leave it to Piyoko! The space station... See full summary ». While looking through old photo albums, Miyuki tearfully confesses to fleeing her home after stabbing her over-controlling father Ishida when her beloved cat Angel went missing-(believing that he had gotten rid of it). A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics. Now here is "Tokyo Godfathers," an animated film both harrowing and heartwarming, about a story that will never, ever, be remade by Disney. Together they go through personal trials and tribulations as they seek to find the babies mother and reunite the two. As the New Year fast approaches, these three forgotten members of society band together to solve the mystery of the abandoned child and the fate of her parents. Based on Peter B Kyne's novel 'Three Godfathers', the story revolves around three distraught people whose lives are transformed when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve Tokyo Godfathers may not be on the same level as stand alone anime films such as Akira or Princess Mononoke, but the anime classic was received to critical acclaim when it first debuted in 2003. Fandango FANALERT® Sign up for a FANALERT® and be the first to know when tickets and other exclusives are available in your area. Like Perfect Blue and Millennium actress, TG wows the watcher immediately with the attention to detail. Ever wonder what A Christmas Story star Peter Billingsley and other adorable kids from holiday movies look like now? [10], This movie was released in North America by Sony Pictures on December 29, 2003 in an unsuccessful attempt to get an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature. ENTER CITY, STATE OR ZIP CODE GO. On Christmas Eve, three homeless companions stumble upon a baby girl in a garbage heap. Japanese filmmaker Satoshi Kon directs his third anime feature with the holiday film Tokyo Godfathers. There, Miyuki befriends the hitman's wife who happens to have a child of her own and they begin bonding-(despite their language barrier). Deposited with the unnamed baby is a note asking the unknown finder to take good care of her and a bag containing clues to the parents' identity. Written by No spoilers - you just have to see it. Prime Video has you covered this holiday season with movies for the family. "Magnetic Rose" is about what happens when a deep space corporate freighter is called upon to investigate a distress signal from what ought to be a derelict space station. And the characters expressions convey emotions expertly by subtlety or caricature as occasion demands. Cast & Crew. Hiroya Ishimaru Yasuo. Miyuki hands Gin his cigarettes and drops the old man's small red bag on the floor, revealing a winning lottery ticket. "[16] Roger Ebert gave the film three stars out of four, calling it "harrowing and heartwarming. Hana voiced by Shakina Nayfack and 6 others. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? The story takes place in Shinjuku, Tokyo, on Christmas Eve. It's about three homeless people -- an alcoholic, a drag queen and a girl of about 11 -- who find an abandoned baby in the trash on a cold Christmas Eve, and try for a few days to give it a home. Tokyo Godfathers (東京ゴッドファーザーズ, Tōkyō Goddofāzāzu) is a 2003 Japanese tragicomedy adventure anime film directed by Satoshi Kon loosely based on Peter B. Kyne's novel Three Godfathers.[3]. Hana, the transvestite with delusions of being a mother, convinces the others to keep it overnight. Tokyo Godfathers received an Excellence Prize at the 2003 Japan Media Arts Festival. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing Tokyo Godfathers (2020 Restoration) near you. On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo discover a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents. "[15] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 73 out of 100 based on 25 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews. On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo discover a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents. Tokyo Godfathers, the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue), returns to theaters in a brand-new restoration. They chase after Sachiko and Kiyoko. Tokyo Godfathers Anime Film's Trailer Previews New English Dub (Feb 25, 2020) GKIDS Announces New English Dub Cast for Satoshi Kon's Tokyo Godfathers Film (Feb 13, 2020) His daughter, a nurse, shares the name of the newfound baby Kiyoko. YU. Keiko Nobumoto, noted for being the creator of the Wolf's Rain series and a head scriptwriter for Cowboy Bebop, co-wrote the script with Kon. – Ken Eisner, Variety. For two nights next month, anime fans and cinema lovers in the U.S. will be able to catch Satoshi Kon‘s Tokyo Godfathers anime film on the big screen. Three homeless friends: a young girl, a transvestite, and a middle-aged bum. Hana and Miyuki find Sachiko about to jump off a bridge. Tokyo Godfathers. In the year 2032, Batô, a cyborg detective for the anti-terrorist unit Public Security Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot--one created solely for sexual pleasure--who slaughtered her owner. Michael, Jake and Steph watch Kon's holiday comedy drama, Tokyo Godfathers. Sachiko reveals she became pregnant in hopes it would bring her closer to her husband. GKIDS is bringing Satoshi Kon's classic anime film Tokyo Godfathers to select theaters across the U.S. on March 9 and March 11. Satoshi Kon continues his directorial success with Tokyo Godfathers. HI. One Christmas Eve after watching a children's performance of the nativity scene, three homeless people – a middle-aged alcoholic named Gin, a former drag queen named Hana, and a dependent teenage runaway girl named Miyuki – discover an abandoned newborn while searching through the garbage for presents. "[citation needed], Susan Napier points out that Tokyo Godfathers is part of a trend in anime and manga as depicting families in an increasingly dark fashion, showcasing the problems with traditional families, and attempts by people to construct a "pseudo-family" out of an increasingly fragmented and isolating modern Japanese society. In his first two animated films, Millennium Actress and Perfect Blue, Japanese writer-director Satoshi Kon used the professional illusions of actresses to play subtle, dizzying games with his characters' reality and identity. Tokyo Godfathers is a truly wonderful animation from the late great Satoshi Kon. Yasuo voiced by Kirk Thornton and 1 other. They name her Kiyoko, and vow to care for her as they track down her family. Once at the hospital, Gin finds his estranged daughter, who is also named Kiyoko, working as a nurse. Seemingly unconnected citizens of Tokyo are targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. Additional voices (Japanese): Nobuyuki Furuta, Masao Harada, Bin Horikawa, Kazuaki Itō, Eriko Kawasaki, Akiko Kawase, Yuto Kazama, Tsuguo Mogami, Mitsuru Ogata, Chiyako Shibahara, Toshitaka Shimizu, Yoshinori Sonobe, Akiko Takeguchi, Hidenari Umezu, Atsuko Yuya, Additional voices (English): Jordan Cole, Philece Sampler, Lexie Foley, Erica Schroeder, Crispin Freeman, Michael Sinterniklaas, David Manis, Marc Thompson, Jamieson Price, Kirk Thornton, Orlando Rios, Jaden Waldman [9], The film puts an emphasis on the theme of "coincidences". Kiyoko's real parents want to ask the trio to become her godparents. Use the HTML below. Leave behind your Hollywood ideas of what a movie or worse, a cartoon should be. Was this review helpful to you? ‎Watch trailers, read customer and critic reviews, and buy Tokyo Godfathers directed by Satoshi Kon for $14.99. 3 Godfathers is a 1948 American Western film directed by John Ford and filmed (although not set) primarily in Death Valley, California.The screenplay, written by Frank S. Nugent and Laurence Stallings, is based on the 1913 novelette The Three Godfathers by Peter B. Kyne.The story is something of a retelling of the story of the Three Wise Men in an American Western context. The next day, using a key found with the baby, they start tracking down the parents, with many adventures along the way. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Hana collapses, and is taken by Gin and Miyuki to the hospital. Middle-aged has-been Gin, aging transvestite Hana, and teenage runaway Miyuki are three homeless friends who have formed a kind of makeshift family structure. The story takes place in Shinjuku, Tokyo, on Christmas Eve. It tells the story of three homeless people; Gin, an alcoholic, gambling addict and middle-aged hobo; Hana, a transgender woman and former drag queen and Miyuki, a runaway teenage girl, and the baby girl they find one Christmas Eve. Tokyo Godfathers (2003) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. It’s Christmas this week on the Konology, the miniseries that looks at the work of anime legend Satoshi Kon. Mad House Ltd. / Sony Pictures Online [Japan]. Tokyo Godfathers is 2003 Christmas tragicomedy directed by Satoshi Kon. View production, box office, & company info. Outside a cemetery, the group encounters a high-ranking yakuza boss trapped under his car. TE. After an intense car chase, Miyuki chases Sachiko to the top of a building. FILM TO BE RE-RELEASED IN THEATERS NATIONWIDE MARCH 9 AND 11 FEATURING NEW RESTORATION AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUB. Find the latest news, discussion, and photos of Tokyo Godfathers online now. Tokyo Godfathers was the third animated film directed by Kon and the second which he both wrote and directed. Hana berates Gin in front of his daughter and storms out of the hospital, with Miyuki following behind with baby Kiyoko in hand. Ota voiced by Jamieson Price and 1 other. Sachiko insists that her husband got rid of the baby without her knowledge, and that they return the baby to her. The baby is named Kiyoko (清子) by Hana, based on the Japanese translation of Silent Night literally meaning "pure child", as she is found on Christmas Eve. The trio set out to find Sachiko's house, but they discover that it has been torn down. GKIDS Announces New English Dub Cast for Satoshi Kon's Tokyo Godfathers Film posted on 2020-02-13 15:04 EST by Jennifer Sherman 4K restoration screens in U.S. on March 9, 11 Old Man Miyuki voiced by Victoria Grace and 3 others. [10] It is put forth that despite the seeming criticisms of traditional families throughout the film, it ends with a more conservative feeling as everyone returns to their traditional/original families. Satoshi Kon's films are true works of art. In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people’s lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. 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In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people’s lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. When her baby was stillborn, she decided to kidnap Kiyoko from the hospital's nursery, thinking, in her grief, the baby was hers. A pop singer gives up her career to become an actress, but she slowly goes insane when she starts being stalked by an obsessed fan and what seems to be a ghost of her past. Tokyo Godfathers - Overview, Reviews, Cast, and List of Episodes - Crunchyroll. Movie critic George Peluranee notes that "Tokyo Godfathers is a film that shows the small yet significant ties that each of us have with supposed strangers, and tells well the story of miracles, family, love, and forgiveness. [11] The movie was released on sub-only DVD on April 13, 2004,[12] and they planned to use DTS for the DVD, but was ultimately scrapped. SK. The group rests at a store until they are told to leave by the clerk. Along with the Twitter announcement confirming the dub would be produced by NYAV Post, the press release (via Anime News Network) reveals the rest of the major cast.. You can find the cast below: Yoshiaki Umegaki Hana. The Battle of the Warring States, Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa, Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest is the Sea of Stars, Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card, Jubei-chan: The Secret of the Lovely Eyepatch, Jubei-chan: The Counter Attack of Siberia Yagyu, Space Pirate Captain Herlock: The Endless Odyssey. A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career. 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