Ponyo [videodisc] / Walt Disney Pictures ; Studio Ghibli, Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Hakuhodo Dymp, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Mitsubishi and Toho ; producer, Toshio Suzuki ; written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki ; U.S. production directors, John Lasseter, Brad Lewis, Peter Sohn ; executive producers, John Lasseter, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall ; English language screenplay, Melissa Mathison.
A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship before Ponyo's father forces her to return to the sea. Ponyo's desire to be human upsets the balance of nature and only Ponyo's mother, a beautiful sea goddess, can restore nature's balance and make Ponyo's dreams come true.
- ISBN: 0788896776
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately. 103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Widescreen edition.
- Publisher: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment : 
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
"Inspired by the classic Hans Christian Andersen story 'The little mermaid''--Container.
Special features: Disc 1. "Meet Ponyo" featurette. Disc 2. Original Japanese storyboards; The world of Ghibli: "Behind the studio" nine documentaries; "Enter the lands" interactive introduction to the characters and story.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Disc 1: Feature film ; "Meet Ponyo" (introduction by the producers) -- Disc 2: Bonus (Original Japanese storyboards ; "World of Ghibli" ("Behind the studio" (discover the film's inspiration through documentaries, including all-new interviews with Hayao Miyazaki) ; "Enter the lands" (meet the characters and hear the story of the movie).).
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Animation, Katsuya Kondo ; backgrounds, Noboru Yoshida ; color design, Michiyo Yasuda ; imaging, Atsushi Okui ; music, Joe Hisaishi ; "Ponyo on the cliff by the sea" performed by Noah Cyrus and Frankie Jones ; "Mother sea" performed by Masako Hayashi ; translated from the original Japanese by Jim Hubbert ; director of photography, Atsushi Okui ; editors, Hayao Miyazaki and Takeshi Seyama.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
English language voices: Cate Blanchett, Noah Cyrus, Matt Damon, Tina Fey, Frankie Jonas, Kurt Knutsson, Cloris Leachman, Liam Neeson, Jennessa Rose, Lily Tomlin, Betty White, Akiko Yano.
Japanese language voices: Yuria Nara, Hiroki Doi, Joji Tokoro, Tomoko Yamaguchi.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: G.
|System Details Note:||
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround.
In English, Japanese or French dialogue with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned. Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH].
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