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Mirai no Mirai (2018)

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A young boy encounters a magical garden which enables him to travel through time and meet his relatives from different eras, with guidance by his younger sister from the future.

Director:

Mamoru Hosoda

Writer:

Mamoru Hosoda
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Rebecca Hall ... Mother (voice)
Daniel Dae Kim ... Great Grandfather (voice)
John Cho ... Father (voice)
Crispin Freeman ... Mysterious Man (voice)
Stephanie Sheh ... Great-Grandmother (voice)
Kôji Yakusho ... Jiiji (voice)
Michael Sinterniklaas ... Additional Voices (voice)
Erin Fitzgerald Erin Fitzgerald ... Additional Voices (voice)
Victoria Grace ... Mirai (voice)
Masaharu Fukuyama ... Seinen (voice)
Erica Schroeder ... Additional Voices (voice)
Victor Brandt Victor Brandt ... Grandfather (voice)
Jaden Waldman ... Kun (voice)
Valerie Arem Valerie Arem ... Grandma (young) (voice)
Kumiko Asô ... Okâsan (voice)
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Storyline

The movie follows a 4-year old boy who is struggling to cope with the arrival of a little sister in the family, until things turn magical. A mysterious garden in the backyard of the boy's home becomes a gateway allowing the child to travel back in time and encounter his mother as a little girl and his great-grandfather as a young man. These fantasy-filled adventures allow the child to change his perspective and help him become the big brother he was meant to be. Written by Variety

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Taglines:

"I met the future."


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements including some scary images | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English | Russian

Release Date:

20 July 2018 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Mirai See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$63,077, 2 December 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$753,308, 14 February 2019
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The first Japanese animated film that is not a Studio Ghibli production nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Bambi Time in Jail (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Mirai no têma
(Mirai's Theme)
Written by Tatsurô Yamashita
Performed by Tatsurô Yamashita
Produced by Tatsurô Yamashita
© 2018 by Nippon Television Music Corporation & Smile Publishers Inc.
(P) 2018 Tenderberry & Harvest Inc. Under Exclusive License to Warner Music Japan Inc., A Warner Music Group Company.
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Good enough
5 February 2019 | by pennyelenabooksSee all my reviews

I was kind of expecting more out of this movie. Story wise, it didn't offer much, though the fantasy element was eventually explained. However, the length of the movie was kind of too short and therefore the ending was left open and it actually felt a bit like it was cut short. Overall, the story was slice of life, packed with emotions and fantasy elements. The art, moreover, was stunning, and it almost looked like it was an actual live action movie at times and not an anime.


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