Search results for "Sumi Shimamoto"

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Princess Mononoke (1997) RT 92% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Dec 2000

Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Yōji Matsuda  •  Yuriko Ishida  •  Yūko Tanaka  •  Kaoru Kobayashi

Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)

The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Hisako Kanemoto  •  Kazuhiko Inoue  •  Miyu Irino  •  Rina Hidaka

Ocean Waves (1993)

At Kichijōji Station, Tokyo, Taku Morisaki glimpses a familiar woman on the platform opposite boarding a train. Later, her photo falls from a shelf as he exits his apartment ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tomomi Mochizuki
CAST:  Toshihiko Seki  •  Youko Sakamoto  •  Yuri Amano  •  Kae Araki

Giant Robo (1992)

An adolescent with the ability to control a looming war-golem becomes entangled in the Experts of Justice's fight against the infamous group Big Fire.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Yasuhiro Imagawa
CAST:  Kappei Yamaguchi  •  Sumi Shimamoto  •  Shōzō Iizuka  •  Kazue Komiya

My Neighbor Totoro (1988) RT 93% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Noriko Hidaka  •  Hitoshi Takagi  •  Chika Sakamoto  •  Shigesato Itoi

The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

After a successful robbery leaves famed thief Lupin III and his partner Jigen with nothing but a large amount of fake money, the so called "Goat Bills", he decides to track ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Yasuo Yamada  •  Eiko Masuyama  •  Kiyoshi Kobayashi  •  Makio Inoue

Maris the Chojo (1986)

Maris is a freelance bounty hunter/soldier of fortune who just wants to be so rich that she doesn't have to work anymore. Just one slight problem... Maris is from a world of ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Motosuke Takahashi
CAST:  Koyama Mami  •  Jouji Yanami  •  Toshio Furukawa  •  Sumi Shimamoto

Virgin Fleet (1998) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Nov 2000

In the pre-WWII era, Nakano Naval Academy's special school for girls is codenamed "Virgin Fleet". These girls are gifted with a special form of power known as "Virgin Energy". ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Masahiro Hosoda
CAST:  Chinami Nishimura  •  Kôsuke Okano  •  Satsuki Yukino  •  Sumi Shimamoto

Go! Anpanman: Dadandan and the Twin Stars (2009)

Anpanman plays.  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Jun Kawagoe
CAST:  Keiko Toda  •  Ryūsei Nakao  •  Rei Sakuma  •  Koichi Yamadera

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

Nausicaä, a gentle young princess, has an empathetic bond with the giant mutated insects that evolved in the wake of the destruction of the ecosystem. Traveling by cumbersome ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Sumi Shimamoto  •  Mahito Tsujimura  •  Hisako Kyōda  •  Gorō Naya

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