TOKYO GODFATHERS was the third feature-length anime movie to come from the award winning director Satoshi Kon (Perfect Blue, Millennium Actress).
It's Christmas Eve in Tokyo and three homeless people discover a baby in a pile of garbage as they search for treasure. And as the New Year fast approaches these three unlikely godfathers work together to solve the mystery of this abandoned child and the fate of her parents. Along the way, they are forced to confront their own haunted pasts, and learn to face their futures.
A holiday tale of adventure, love and redemption.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1)
Audio: Japanese (5.1). Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese.
Length: 92 minutes
Extras: Making of featurette, trailers
This is what a masterpiece is al bout. Action, drama, comedy, and adventure. The 4 main elements of a movie and wow is it done well!!!! Read morePublished on July 6 2004 by Ramona D. Carpenter
Before I saw it, I read in one of the customers' reviews that while watching this animation people tend to believe the characters being under impression that this is a live movie... Read morePublished on May 5 2004 by amazonka
This second feature by Satoshi Kon, like "Ice Age", spins off of John Ford's 1948 western "Three Godfathers" as a Christmas allegory of three grown men trying... Read morePublished on May 1 2004 by Patrick Drazen
John Ford made this movie twice (as Three Godfathers), once with Harry Carey in the silent days & again with John Wayne in 1948. Read morePublished on April 29 2004 by Richard J. Arndt
Contains some spoilers.
I just finished watching this movie. I'd been wanting it ever since I read an article in Animerica about it, but I didn't think it was out yet, so when... Read more
I rented this movie out of ceriosity. Hey, the animation looked good, but I've been disappointed by recent anime flicks I almost passed it by. Read morePublished on April 14 2004 by A. Purviance