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Rintaro

YONA YONA PENGUIN

YONA YONA PENGUIN

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Status: Completed

Director(s): Rintaro

Short synopsis : Every night, little Coco slips out of her house and explores, dressed in her penguin suit - a present from her long-lost father. She's convinced that, one day, it will allow her to fly. Mistaken for the fabled 'Brave Flightless Bird she is taken to a mysterious subterranean world, where she learns that Bucca-Boo, the Emperor of Darkness, is trying to enslave the Goblins. Coco joins her new friends - first Chaley the Goblin kid and later Zammie the Fallen Angel, in their fight against Bucca-Boo and his demons. During the final battle, at the critical moment... Coco flies! An enchanting fable, a funny, touching and captivating evocation of a magical world and an uplifting tale of the power of self-belief, all depicted in a seamless marriage of 2D and 3D animation, YONA YONA PENGUIN is the long-awaited family movie debut of anime legend Rintaro (METROPOLIS).

Long synopsis : Every night, 6-year-old Coco slips out of her house and explores, dressed in a special penguin suit - a present from her long-lost father. She's convinced that, one day, it will allow her to fly. ''Where are you, Daddy? When are you coming home? ''You told me penguins could fly... didn't you?'' Because of her outfit, Coco is taken by mistake into a mysterious subterranean world. Arriving at the Village of the Goblins she meets Chaley, who mistakes her for the fabled ''Valiant Flightless Bird''. Coco learns that Bucca-Boo, the Emperor of Darkness, is trying to enslave the Goblins, angry that they were once loved by Man. Coco explains that she's no hero but joins her new friends - Chaley the Goblin and Zammie the Fallen Angel - in their battle against Bucca-Boo and his band of demons. Our courageous trio finally manage to defeat their terrible adversary. During the final battle, Coco must get Zammie's wing back from Bucca-Bou, to allow the little angel to return to Heaven. And at the critical moment... she flies! An entrancing, enchanting fable, a funny, touching and captivating evocation of a magical world and an uplifting tale of the power of self-belief, all depicted in a seamless marriage of 2D and 3D animation, YONA YONA PENGUIN is the long-awaited children’s movie debut of anime legend Rintaro (METROPOLIS).

Crew

  • Producer(s): Denis Friedman
  • Director(s): Rintaro
  • Original Music: Toshiyuki Honda
  • Genre(s): Adventure, Animation, Family

  • Production company: DENIS FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS S.A.
  • Production date: 2009
  • Language: Japanese
  • Duration: 87 min
  • Image Ratio: 1.85
  • Sound Info: Dolby SR / SRD

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