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PG-13| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Middle-aged alcoholic Gin (Toru Emori), teenage runaway Miyuki (Aya Okamoto) and former drag queen Hana (Yoshiaki Umegaki) are a trio of homeless people surviving as a makeshift family on the streets of Tokyo. While rummaging in the trash for food on Christmas Eve, they stumble upon an abandoned newborn baby in a trash bin. With only a handful of clues to the baby's identity, the three misfits search the streets of Tokyo for help in returning the baby to its parents.

Cast: Yoshiaki Umegaki , Aya Okamoto , Toru Emori ,

Director: Satoshi Kon

Genres: Comedy drama, Anime

Distributor: Columbia Tristar, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Samuel Goldwyn Company

Tokyo Godfathers (2003)

Release Date: January 16th, 2004|1 hr. 30 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    Gorgeous animated film. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    A singularly strange and affecting comedy. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Though he's working with an unavoidably sentimental story, Kon embraces the dark underside of his characters' lives, giving this animated film a satisfyingly three-dimensional feel. show more

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