The film follows Nishi, a loser who has a crush on his childhood girlfriend. After an encounter with the Japanese mafia, the film follows Nishi as he journeys to heaven and back, and ends ... See full summary »
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.
Chloë Grace Moretz,
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Champon City's top-rated TV show is Eternal Family, a dramatic comedy about the dysfunctional Hanada family and their daily shenanigans: the normal patriarch Ben, his constipated wife Ako, their unhinged daughters Akiko and Sae, their violent sons Sasuke and Michael, and their pet dog and chicken. But a bizarre secret lies behind the family: everyone is actually unrelated but has been brainwashed into thinking they are (as part of a sociological experiment that went haywire but ironically became a commercial success), and Ben is the only one who knows the truth and they are being televised. This strange clan has spent their whole life within the confines of their home, under the watchful eyes of the studio personnel that have imprisoned them. But when a plumbing disaster sets them free and into the real world for the first time ever, the Eternal Family is unleashed on the unprepared residents of Champon! Written by
Eternal Family (Eikyû Kazoku) is another extremely original and underrated work from Studio 4 c and Kôji Morimoto, creator of one of the best anime of all time, Mindgame and animator on several important anime works of past years (Animatrix Beyond, Akira, Kamui, Cobra, Ghibli Kiki. This work is composed of 53 little totally crazy clips originally produced for TV publicity spot. The Plot (if there is one): a brain-washed family live in a micro-society totally cut from the world: in a word, mad characters, speaking chickens, dancing frogs and most of all an incredibly beautiful, dynamic and original animation work: you'll never see other anime like this.PURE MADNESS.
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