Franklin: Record - Tokyo godfathers [videorecording] / Destination Films ; Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) ; a Tokyo Godfathers Committee Production ; kyakuhon Nobumoto Keiko, Kon Satoshi ; purodyūsā Kobayashi Shinʼichi, Tsuyama Masao, Maki Tarō ; animēshon seisaku Maddohausu ; kantoku Kon Satoshi. = Tokyo godfathers [videorecording] / 脚本 信本敬子, 今敏 ; プロデューサー 小林信一, 津山雅夫, 真木太郎 ; アニメーション制作 マッドハウス ; 監督 今敏.

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Tokyo godfathers [videorecording] / Destination Films ; Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) ; a Tokyo Godfathers Committee Production ; kyakuhon Nobumoto Keiko, Kon Satoshi ; purodyūsā Kobayashi Shinʼichi, Tsuyama Masao, Maki Tarō ; animēshon seisaku Maddohausu ; kantoku Kon Satoshi. = Tokyo godfathers [videorecording] / 脚本 信本敬子, 今敏 ; プロデューサー 小林信一, 津山雅夫, 真木太郎 ; アニメーション制作 マッドハウス ; 監督 今敏.

Other title:
Also known as: Tōkyō goddofāzāzu [videorecording]
Also known as: 東京ゴッドファーザーズ [videorecording]
Edition:
Anamorphic widescreen.
Publication:
Culver City, CA : distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2004.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Abandoned children -- Drama.
Homeless persons -- Drama.
Melodrama.
Form/Genre:
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Animated films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Language:
Japanese dialogue; optional English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
System details:
: DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Summary:
The story takes place on Christmas Eve in Shinjuku prefecture, 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.
Participant:
Voices: Emori Tōru, Umegaki Yoshiaki, Okamoto Aya, Īzuka Shōzō, Katō Seizō, Ishimaru Hiroya, Saikachi Ryūji, Yara Yūsaku, Terase Kyōko.
Credits:
Director of photography, Sugai Katsutoshi; animation director, Konishi Kenʼichi; art director, Ike Nobutaka; editor, Seyama Takeshi; music, Suzuki Keiichi character designer, Kon Satoshi, Konishi Kenʼichi.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 2003.
Special features: animax making of featurette; original theatrical trailer.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Jacobs Family Cinema Studies Fund.
Contributor:
Kon, Satoshi, 1963-2010 , Animator, Screenwriter, Director, Producer
Toyoda, Satoki. , Producer
Nobumoto, Keiko. , Screenwriter
Emori, Tōru, 1944- , Actor
Umegaki, Yoshiaki. , Actor
Okamoto, Aya. , Actor
Konishi, Kenʼichi. , Animator
Suzuki, Keiichi, 1933- , Composer
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. , Producer
Destination Films. , Producer
Mad House Inc. , Producer
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm) , Distributor
Jacobs Family Cinema Studies Fund.
今敏, 1963-
信本敬子.
江守徹, 1944-
梅垣義明.
岡本綾.
小西賢一.
鈴木慶一.
ISBN:
1404946918
9781404946910
Publisher no.:
043396028142
02814 Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
Web link:
The Jacobs Family Cinema Studies Fund Home Page
The Jacobs Family Cinema Studies Fund Home Page  Bookplate