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Mirai (2018)

Mirai no Mirai (original title)
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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 5 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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

$812,794, 21 February 2019
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Dentsu, Kadokawa, Madhouse See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Makoto Tanijiri, who is an architect by trade, was brought onto the film specifically to design the family's home. See more »

Quotes

Kun (High Schooler): [off-screen] That's just awful. Yep, a complete wreck. I'm talking about your attitude. Boy, does it stink.
Kun: [looks inside train station, sees a high schooler sitting inside] Hello?
Kun (High Schooler): You're supposed to go camping, am I right? Catch bugs, watch fireworks, all that stuff. And you guys will be staying at your grandparents' place. It's the summer you've all been looking forward to. Think of all the happy memories you could be making together. But instead you don't wanna go. Why is that?
Kun: Uh... how do ...
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Connections

References My Neighbor Totoro (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Uta no kisha
(Song Train)
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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It was a fine anime
7 March 2019 | by Omar_MuSee all my reviews

I watched mirai without seeing the trailer or knowing the synopsis it was such a great experience , The way Mamoru Hosoda viewed a period of everyone childhood and the bonds between family the movie contained a lot of emotions , comedia and it contained a scary moments But at first i was confused if kun was imagine all of this or something else at the end It was a fine anime


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