AXCN: Tokyo Godfathers 20th Anniversary – Satoshi Kon Fest

PG-13 / 1hr 50min


Lark Theater Fri, Dec 22, 2023 5:00 PM
Lark Theater Sun, Dec 24, 2023 5:10 PM
English Dubbed
Film Info
Event Type:Anime Expo Cinema Nights
Release Year:2003
Genre:Anime, Adventure, Comedy
Production Country:Japan
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Satoshi Kon
Cast:Tôru Emori, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Shozo Iizuka, Hiroya Ishimaru, Maya Okamoto, Seizo Kato
Screenwriter:Satoshi Kon, Keiko Nobumoto




AXCN: Tokyo Godfathers 20th Anniversary – Satoshi Kon Fest

Iconic Events and Anime Expo are proud to present the 2023-24 AX Cinema Nights. A selection of some of the best, highest regarded anime titles of all time including 3 highly renowned Japanese animated films from acclaimed director Satoshi Kon.

SYNOPSIS: Anime Expo Cinema Nights invites you to celebrate TOKYO GODFATHERS, the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue), as it returns to theaters to celebrate its 20th anniversary with a 4K restoration under the supervision of the original art director and producers. On Christmas Eve, three homeless companions stumble upon a baby girl in a garbage heap. They name her Kiyoko, and vow to care for her as they track down her family. Haunted by memories of their own broken pasts and pursued by a cast of shadowy characters from Tokyo's nightlife, Hana, Gin and Miyuki overcome their differences and learn to trust one another as a new, makeshift family. With the New Year fast approaching, the mystery behind baby Kiyoko deepens, and these unlikely heroes discover the surprising -- and sometimes miraculous -- connections that have brought them all together. Co-written by Keiko Nobumoto (Cowboy Bebop) and featuring a whimsical score by Keiichi Suzuki, TOKYO GODFATHERS is a masterpiece by turns heartfelt, hilarious and highly original, a tale of hope and redemption in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.