Ponyo (2008)

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  • Genre: Animation, Family
  • Release Date: 2008-07-19
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 1871 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: 日本語
  • Production Company: Studio Ghibli
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Director: Hayao Miyazaki
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The son of a sailor, 5-year old Sosuke lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary goldfish. The daughter of a masterful wizard and a sea goddess, Ponyo uses her father's magic to transform herself into a young girl and quickly falls in love with Sosuke, but the use of such powerful sorcery causes a dangerous imbalance in the world. As the moon steadily draws nearer to the earth and Ponyo's father sends the ocean's mighty waves to find his daughter, the two children embark on an adventure of a lifetime to save the world and fulfill Ponyo's dreams of becoming human.

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  • Yuria Nara

    as Ponyo (voice)
  • Hiroki Doi

    as Sosuke (voice)
  • George Tokoro

    as Fujimoto (voice)
  • Tomoko Yamaguchi

    as Lisa (voice)
  • Yuki Amami

    as Grandmammare (voice)
  • Kazushige Nagashima

    as Koichi (voice)
  • Akiko Yano

    as Ponyo's Sisters (voice)
  • Shinichi Hatori

    as Anchorman (voice)
  • Tokie Hidari

    as Kayo (voice)
  • Eimi Hiraoka

    as Kumiko (voice)
  • Rumi Hiiragi

    as Young Mother (voice)
  • Tomoko Naraoka

    as Yoshie (voice)
  • Nozomi Ôhashi

    as Karen (voice)
  • Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    as Toki (voice)
  • Tina Fey

    as Lisa (voice)
  • Cate Blanchett

    as Gran Mamare (English Disney Version)
  • Matt Damon

    as Koichi (English Disney Version)
  • Liam Neeson

    as Fujimoto (English Disney Version)
  • Noah Cyrus

    as Ponyo (English Disney Version)
  • Tina Fey

    as Lisa (English Disney Version)
  • Cloris Leachman

    as Kayo (English Disney Version)
  • Lily Tomlin

    as Toki (English Disney Version)
  • Betty White

    as Noriko (English Disney Version)
Directing Hayao Miyazaki Director
Production Naoya Fujimaki Executive Producer
Production Ryoichi Fukuyama Executive Producer
Production Kôji Hoshino Executive Producer
Production Toshio Suzuki Producer
Camera Atsushi Okui Director of Photography
Editing Hayao Miyazaki Editor
Editing Takeshi Seyama Editor
Art Noboru Yoshida Art Direction
Sound Mika Yamaguchi Foley
Crew Katsuya Kondô Supervising Animator
Writing Hayao Miyazaki Writer
Production Seiji Okuda Executive Producer
Sound Joe Hisaishi Original Music Composer