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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.

Miyazaki, Hayao, 1941- (screenwriter,, director.). Suzuki, Toshio, 1948- (producer.). Lasseter, John, (producer,, production manager.). Lewis, Brad (Bradford) (production manager.). Sohn, Peter, (production manager.). Kennedy, Kathleen, 1954- (producer.). Marshall, Frank, (producer.). Mathison, Melissa, (screenwriter.). Blanchett, Cate, 1969- (actor.). Cyrus, Noah, 2000- (actor.). Damon, Matt, (actor.). Fey, Tina, 1970- (actor.). Jonas, Frankie, 2000- (actor.). Knutsson, Kurt, 1967- (actor.). Leachman, Cloris, (actor.). Neeson, Liam, (actor.). Rose, Jennessa, (actor.). Tomlin, Lily, (actor.). White, Betty, 1924- Pet-love Pet-love. (actor.). Yano, Akiko, 1955- (actor.). Nara, Yuria, (actor.). Doi, Hiroki, (actor.). Tokoro, Joji, 1955- (actor.). Yamaguchi, Tomoko, 1964- (actor.). Hisaishi, Jo, 1950- (composer (expression)). Hubbert, Jim, (translator.). Okui, Atsushi, (director of photography.). Miyazaki, Hayao, 1941- (editor of moving image work.). Seyama, Takeshi, (editor of moving image work.). Walt Disney Pictures, (production company.). Sutajio Jiburi, Kabushiki Kaisha. (Added Author). Nihon Terebi. (Added Author). Dentsu. (Added Author). Hakuhodo DY Media Patonazu. (Added Author). Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) (film distributor.). Mitsubishi Shoji Kabushiki Kaisha. (Added Author). Toho Kabushiki Kaisha. (Added Author). Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (publisher.).


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.


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Record details

  • 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 : [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Language Note:
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].
Subject: Goldfish > Drama.
Boys > Conduct of life > Drama.
Human-animal relationships > Drama.
Friendship > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Goddesses > Drama.
Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875 > Film adaptations.
Goldfish > Films.
Boys > Films.
Conduct of life > Films.
Japanese language materials.
French language materials.
Spanish language materials.
Muchachos > Conducta (Etica) > Teatro
Amistad > Teatro
Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
Boys > Conduct of life
Fathers and daughters
Human-animal relationships
Genre: Animated films > Japan.
Feature films > Japan.
Fantasy films
Action and adventure films
Animated films
Children's films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fantasy films > Juvenile
Action and adventure films > Juvenile
Animated films > Juvenile
Video recordings for the hearing impaired > Juvenile
Feature films > Juvenile
Action and adventure films
Animated films
Children's films
Fantasy films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Victoria J FIC Ponyo 38080600008989 Juvenile DVD Available -

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