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Ponyo (Gake no ue no Ponyo) (2008)

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Yuki Amami Yuki Amami
Granmamare
Jôji Tokoro Jôji Tokoro
Fujimoto
Yuria Nara Yuria Nara
Ponyo
Hiroki Doi Hiroki Doi
Sôsuke
Rumi Hiiragi Rumi Hiiragi
Fujin
Akiko Yano Akiko Yano
Ponyo no imôto-tachi


Written by
Hayao Miyazaki Hayao Miyazaki
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A watered down version of Totoro

13 years, 11 months ago at Jun 27 22:13
6 votes
''Ponyo loves Sosuke! I will be a human, too!''

An animated adventure centered on a 5-year-old boy and his relationship with a goldfish princess who longs to become human.

Noah Lindsey Cyrus: Pony

Ponyo is a 2008 Japanese animated film by Studio Ghibli, written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It is Miyazaki's eighth film for Ghibli, and his tenth overa... read more

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13 years, 10 months ago at Jul 6 13:39
1 vote
Great movie based on the principles of love. Its originality helps you bypass all (little) shortcomings.

A good movie

12 years, 7 months ago at Oct 17 10:58
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Nowadays, almost all the animated movies which come out are CGI animated. One of the few who's still holding strong is Hayao Miyazaki. Indeed, this guy is the living proof that hand-drawn animated features are still worth it and that they can be damned gorgeous to look at. Seriously, only just to 'see' this movie was already definitely worth a look. Indeed, you had here so many beautiful colors, a... read more
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Description: The plot is centered on a fish girl, or mermaid, who runs away from her home in the sea. She ends up stranded on the shore and is rescued by Sōsuke, a five year old boy who lives on a cliff. After taking a great liking to her, Sōsuke names her Ponyo and vows to protect her forever. Meanwhile, her father Fujimoto is looking for his daughter, upset that she ran away. He calls his wave demons to return Ponyo to him. Sōsuke is heartbroken by this, and goes home with his mother, Lisa, who tries to cheer him up, but to no avail. Ponyo and her father have a confrontation, where Ponyo refuses to let her father call her "Brünnh ... (more)
Release date: 14 August 2009
Tags: Animation (35), Anime (26), Fantasy (20), Studio Ghibli (20), 2008 (15), Japanese (14), Japan (12), Adventure (12), 2000s (11), Family (9), Sea (7), (7), Fish (6), Miyazaki (6), Mother Son Relationship (6), Love (5), Cliff (5), Friendship (4), Foreign (4), Comedy (3)
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A magical and charming delight

“This is not my absolute favourite from Miyazaki, but I still loved it. Ponyo was very magical and charming. I did feel though the ending could have had a little more to it, I am not sure whether I'd use the word incomplete but it didn't leave me completely satisfied. Small criticism aside, the animation is exquisite, typical Miyazaki really- Ethereal colours, beautiful backgrounds and interesting character designs make up the animation here. Another delight was the music, melodious, memorable and of sheer beauty. The script is good too, and I also loved the simple yet magical story and the charming characters especially the very sweet protagonist. The voice acting is top notch too, it is quite emotive and never feels bland. In conclusion, really quite charming and I wouldn't mind seeing it” read more

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