Penguin Highway (Blu-ray + DVD) R

A penguin has appeared in my town.
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Format:  Blu-ray  (2 Discs)
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Blu-ray Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 58 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: August 6, 2019
  • Originally Released: 2018
  • Label: Shout Factory
  • Blu-ray/DVD Features:
    • Encoding: Region A
    • Note: Director Hiroyasu Ishida interview
      • Author Tomihiko Morimi interview
      • Ishida Past Works promo video
      • "Good Night" promo video
    • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
    • Audio:
      • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, Japanese
      • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, Japanese
      • DTS HD Master Audio - English, Japanese
      • Subtitles - English

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 109
Rating: 8/10 -- Penguin Highway is a sweet and charming movie that revisits it's like to be young and curious again. Full Review
IGN Movies
Apr 17, 2019
Hiroyasu Ishida directs an anime in the style mostly established by the aforementioned in the prologue, mixing fantasy with reality, through a story mostly involving children but actually carrying messages that are addressed to adults. Full Review
Asian Movie Pulse
Nov 30, 2019
This is a very promising, engaging film... Strange and charming. Full Review
FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Sep 26, 2019
An irresistibly out-there mystery that plays like a cross between "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Stranger Things," if either of those influences' sense of horror were replaced with wonder... Full Review
Variety
Apr 12, 2019
Rating: 4/5 -- For almost all ages, this is a heart-warming, imagination-tickling joy - and a film that should put Ishida and Colorido on every anime fan's to-watch list. Full Review
Daily Telegraph (UK)
Nov 2, 2018
Rating: 3/4 -- The use of CG to augment the hand-drawn animation continues to push the boundaries of how to integrate the new technology into traditional Japanese animation. Full Review
We Bought a Blog
Aug 7, 2019
Making his feature debut, 30-year-old director Hiroyasu Ishida confidently adapts Tomihiko Morimi's bestselling coming-of-age novel, gracefully segueing... Full Review
Chicago Reader
May 29, 2019

Product Description:

This Japanese animated adventure directed by Hiroyasu Ishida follows science enthusiast Aoyama-kun (Kana Kita), a fourth-grader who begins to investigate something strange in his village. He has noticed that penguins have appeared, and somehow their appearance is linked to a lady from his local dentist's office, a link he must explore further to truly understand.

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  • UPC: 826663198911
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21/lbs (approx)
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