Ponyo = Gake no ue no Ponyo

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In English, Japanese or French, with optional English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Japanese language voices: Yuria Nara, Hiroki Doi, Jôji Tokoro, Tomoko Yamaguchi, Yuki Amami.

Publication Information

[New York, NY] : GKids, [2017]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 103 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: G.


A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship before Ponyo's father, a powerful sorcerer, forces her to return to the sea. In her quest to become human, Ponyo stumbles upon and releases her father's magical Water of Life and triggers a gigantic storm. Now balance must be restored to the world they all cherish.


Title from container.

"Inspired by the classic Hans Christian Anderson story 'The Little Mermaid'"--Container.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.

Special features: Behind the microphone ; Creating Ponyo ; Ponyo & Fujimoto ; The nursery ; Scoring Miyazaki ; Producer's perspective: telling the story ; The locations of Ponyo ; original theatrical trailers ; TV spots.

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