On a chilly December evening, Hana, a transvestite, Misaki, a teenage runaway, and Gin, a retired bike racer, found little Kiyoko in the trash. For three homeless people, finding an abandoned baby might not have been the best of luck, but with good intentions and two cents to chip in, the trio set out to find the parents of the child. But locating the mother will not be an easy task, and all they have to go on is a small key...
Satoshi Kon wants everyone to perform a double-take. I am convinced this is his primary aim. His trademark spacey, frenetic style more than suggests a misspent youth of paranoid comedowns and an adulthood geared towards making the rest of the world experience the same. Whatever the truth, he’s clearly a master craftsman who knows how to weave highly original tales brimming with sophisticated... read more
I really enjoyed this movie. It was one of the only anime movies that I had found aired on my tv screen some years ago. I can still remember how excited I was. Reading the subtitles to it just felt so right that day. Understanding a few words here and there and trying to sing along to its music at the end. It was all so wonderful. My mom just seemed happy to see me enjoy myself with it. It was definetely a... read more