From Up on Poppy Hill

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From the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of Spirited Away , Howl’s Moving Castle and The Secret World of Arrietty , comes another animated triumph. Yokohama, 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. read more
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From the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of Spirited Away , Howl’s Moving Castle and The Secret World of Arrietty , comes another animated triumph. Yokohama, 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi (Sarah Bolger) and Shun (Anton Yelchin) – but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart. From a screenplay by Academy Award ® winner Hayao Miyazaki and featuring the voices of Gillian Anderson, Sarah Bolger, Beau Bridges, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bruce Dern, Jeff Dunham, Isabelle Fuhrman, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard, Chris Noth, Emily Osment, Aubrey Plaza, Charlie Saxton, Alex Wolff and Anton Yelchin. (All images © 2011 Chizuru Takahashi – Tetsuro Sayama – Studio Ghibli – NDHDMT)

Original Release

07/16/2011

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Cast

Masami Nagasawa Umi Matsuzaki (voice)
Keiko Takeshita Hana Matsuzaki (voice)
Yuriko Ishida Miki Hokuto (voice)
Rumi Hiiragi Sachiko Hirokôji (voice)
Jun Fubuki Ryoko Matsuzaki (voice)
Teruyuki Kagawa Tokumaru Rijichô (voice)
Shunsuke Kazama Hiroshi Tachibana (voice)
Haruka Shiraishi Sora Matsuzaki (voice)
Tsubasa Kobayashi Riku Matsuzaki (voice)
Aoi Teshima Yuko (voice)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Goro Miyazaki

Writers

Patrick Mullen, Tetsuro Sayama, Chizuru Takahashi, Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa

Cast

Masami Nagasawa Umi Matsuzaki (voice)
Keiko Takeshita Hana Matsuzaki (voice)
Yuriko Ishida Miki Hokuto (voice)
Rumi Hiiragi Sachiko Hirokôji (voice)
Jun Fubuki Ryoko Matsuzaki (voice)
Teruyuki Kagawa Tokumaru Rijichô (voice)
Shunsuke Kazama Hiroshi Tachibana (voice)
Haruka Shiraishi Sora Matsuzaki (voice)
Tsubasa Kobayashi Riku Matsuzaki (voice)
Aoi Teshima Yuko (voice)
Goro Miyazaki World History Teacher (voice)
Nao Ohmori Akio Kazama (voice) (as Nao Ômori)
Jake Steinfeld Fish Seller (voice)
Gillian Anderson Miki Hokuto (voice)
Christina Hendricks Miki Hokuto (voice)
Ayako Ito Tokumaru's Assistant (voice)
Alex Wolff Riku Matsuzaki (voice)
Bridget Hoffman Yuko (voice)
Elisa Gabrielli Saori Makimura (voice)
Toshimi Kanno Nobuko Yokoyama (voice)

Producers

Kathleen Kennedy Executive Producer
Frank Marshall Executive Producer
Nobuo Kawakami Executive Producer
Robyn Klein Executive Producer
Tetsuro Sayama Executive Producer
Toshio Suzuki Executive Producer
Chizuru Takahashi Executive Producer
Geoffrey Wexler Executive Producer
Robyn Klein Producer
Tetsuro Sayama Producer
Toshio Suzuki Producer
Chizuru Takahashi Producer
Geoffrey Wexler Producer
Kathleen Kennedy Producer
Frank Marshall Producer
Nobuo Kawakami Producer

Editors

Takeshi Seyama

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