• Penguin Highway (2019)

Penguin Highway

Release Date: April 12th, 2019

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

A fourth-grade student investigates when penguins appear in his village.

Cast: Kana Kita, Yû Aoi, Miki Fukui, Megumi Han, Rie Kugimiya

Director: Hiroyasu Ishida

Genres: Anime , Adventure

Production Co: Studio Colorido Co.

Ratings & Reviews

  • 78
    Austin Chronicle

    It perfectly catches that childish point just before adolescence, where young boys are starting to notice girls but still want to find frogs in pools. show more

  • 80

    With a nuanced perspective and eye for detail, director Hiroyasu Ishida has swept the floor with a debut that hits all the sweet spots of a coming-of-age story, and I can’t wait to see what’s in store from him and Colorido in the future. show more

  • 75
    G. Allen JohnsonSan Francisco Chronicle

    The joy of discovery is at the heart of Penguin Highway, a delightful new anime that is about the mysteries of life, both scientific and personal. Oh, and it’s about penguins, too. show more

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