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    2004 / 104’ / 35mm / Color animation

    A comical animation with full of unique sense of humor (not recommended for kids under 14 years old)

    Directed by: Masaaki Yuasa Screenplay by: Masaaki Yuasa Original comic by: Robin Nishi  

    [Cast (Voices)]

    Koji Imada as Nishi Sayaka Maeda as Myon Takashi Fujii as Jiisan Seiko Takuma as Yan  


    Nishi wants to pursue his dream of becoming a manga artist and marrying his childhood sweetheart Myon. There’s one problem, though. She’s already been proposed to and thinks Nishi is a loser. But Nishi has got a chance to win her heart as they encounter a couple of mafia. And, with his newly acquired look on life, adventures abound as he, Myon, and her sister, Yan, escape the mafia into a most unlikely location where they meet an old man…

Anyone who loves anime must see this film!

[Film Festivals, Awards] 2005 – Mainichi Film Awards: Ōfuji Noburō Award 2005 – Fantasia Festival in Canada: Best Film, Best Director and Best Script

2004 – Japan Media Arts Festival: Animation Division Grand Prize

Lịch chiếu / Screenings: Hanoi: 27.10., 17:00 / 1.11., 20:00 / 3.11., 15:00 Phan Thiet: 18.11., 15:00

HCMC: 27.11., 13:00 / 1.12., 13:00