Penguin Highway

A penguin has appeared in my town.
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item number:  6VSCG
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 58 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: August 6, 2019
  • Originally Released: 2018
  • Label: Shout Factory
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Director Hiroyasu Ishida interview
    • Author Tomihiko Morimi interview
    • Ishida Past Works promo video
    • "Good Night" promo video
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, Japanese
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, Japanese
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 109
Rating: 3/4 -- The joy of discovery is at the heart of "Penguin Highway," a delightful new anime that is about the mysteries of life, both scientific and personal. Oh, and it's about penguins, too. Full Review
San Francisco Chronicle
Apr 25, 2019
Rating: 3.5/5 -- Comes off as if a lascivious purveyor of adult-oriented anime got their hands on a Miyazaki project. Full Review
Spectrum Culture
Apr 29, 2019
Hiroyasu Ishida directs an anime in the style mostly established by the aforementioned in the prologue, mixing fantasy with reality, through a story mostly involving children but actually carrying messages that are addressed to adults. Full Review
Asian Movie Pulse
Nov 30, 2019
Rating: 4/5 -- For almost all ages, this is a heart-warming, imagination-tickling joy - and a film that should put Ishida and Colorido on every anime fan's to-watch list. Full Review
Daily Telegraph (UK)
Nov 2, 2018
Rating: 3/4 -- The use of CG to augment the hand-drawn animation continues to push the boundaries of how to integrate the new technology into traditional Japanese animation. Full Review
We Bought a Blog
Aug 7, 2019
Making his feature debut, 30-year-old director Hiroyasu Ishida confidently adapts Tomihiko Morimi's bestselling coming-of-age novel, gracefully segueing... Full Review
Chicago Reader
May 29, 2019
This is a very promising, engaging film... Strange and charming. Full Review
FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Sep 26, 2019

Product Description:

This Japanese animated adventure directed by Hiroyasu Ishida follows science enthusiast Aoyama-kun (Kana Kita), a fourth-grader who begins to investigate something strange in his village. He has noticed that penguins have appeared, and somehow their appearance is linked to a lady from his local dentist's office, a link he must explore further to truly understand.

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  • UPC: 826663198904
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
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