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Program Title: Tokyo Godfathers
EASC Code: JT-43
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Subject: Animation, Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: VHS
Director: Satoshi Kon
Producer: Shinishi Kobayashi
Release Date: 2003
Running Time: 92 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: Christmas in Tokyo. Three homeless friends: a young girl, a transvestite, and a middle-aged bum. While foraging through some trash, they find an abandoned newborn. Hana, the transvestite with delusions of being a mother, convinces the others to keep it overnight. The next day, using a key found with the baby, they start tracking down the parents, with many adventures along the way.
Data Entry Date: 5/5/2006