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

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

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

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  •  Gorō Naya

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley Of The Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects ...  (more)

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

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

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:  Toshio Furukawa  •  Sumi Shimamoto  •  Sukekiyo Kameyama  •  Atsuko Mine

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

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

Jungle De Ikou! (1997)

DVD release: Apr 2000

Natsumi Rokudou, a spunky 10 year old girl from Japan receives a strange statue from her dad who's an archaeologist. Little does Natsumi know that the statue houses Ongo, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Yûji Moriyama
CAST:  Eri Sendai  •  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Sumi Shimamoto  •  Kaneta Kimotsuki




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

Black Jack: Final (2011)

Contains two separate stories. In Part 1, Black Jack's latest patient holds a link to Pinoko's past. Pinoko begins experiencing heart attack-like pain periodically, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Takeuchi Yoshio  •  Satoshi Kuwabara  •  Masayoshi Nishida
CAST:  Akio Ôtsuka  •  Kiyoshi Kobayashi  •  Maaya Sakamoto  •  Showtaro Morikubo

Mai no Mahou to Katei no Hi (2011)

Mai is a grade-school girl who tries to understand her family better.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Yoshihara Masayuki
CAST:  Miyamoto Kanako  •  Matsuoka Yoshitsugu  •  Sumi Shimamoto  •  Daiki Nakamura

Kiddy Grade III: Truth Dawn (2007)

The story takes place in a future where the human race has expanded and inhabits a multitude of planets in the universe with fantastic technology. Unsurprisingly, crime has ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Keiji Gotoh
CAST:  Aya Hirano  •  Ryouko Nagata  •  Ai Tokunaga  •  Akira Ishida

Detective Conan: Episode One - The Great Detective Turned Small (2016)

The "Detective Conan" TV special is a retelling of the first and part of the second episode of the series.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Mystery • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Yasuichiro Yamamoto
CAST:  Kappei Yamaguchi  •  Minami Takayama  •  Wakana Yamazaki  •  Rikiya Koyama

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