What makes Napping Princess different from Eden of the East and ultimately better is its more grounded humanity, including a gently heartwarming conclusion. However, there isn't that much fantasy. From what I can see, this is only in a dub version the only subtitles I see listed on the Amazon page are French. Kokone sees Heartland through Princess Ancien, a young girl with magical abilities that can transform mechanized creations to life. Video Napping Princess receives a pristine presentation on Blu-ray.
Kokone should be diligently studying for her university entrance exams, but she just can't seem to stay awake. That continues with Napping Princess, ranking fairly high in sheer video quality with similar anime films on Blu-ray. As she begins to investigate a strange dream has been seeing over and over, Kokone learns a secret about her family. Most importantly, a real set of English subtitles translated from the Japanese are provided for the original Japanese soundtrack. This fender and genre-bending film takes us into the not-too-distant machine-driven future.
The Heartland dream sequences are the best part of the movie. All of it is so appealing. Dialogue is sweetly anchored in the middle of the action, completely intelligible. Asahi Production Miyagi Shiroishi Studio Graphinica Digital Animation Dept. Animation Hirune Hime is set in the Kojima region of Okayama Prefecture in the year 2020, two days after the scheduled Tokyo Olympics.
The dreams have their own story, separate to the story taking place in the real world. I've always loved Japanese animation and this film is no different. The character is a walking cliché designed for one purpose and one purpose only, to get beaten in the end by the good guys. Et si vous préférez revenir à la version anglaise, c'est le bouton juste ci-dessus, à côté de notre logo. The plucky girl becomes concerned when her father is arrested, accused of theft.
Soon Kokone herself will be on the run from the men. Hirune Hime is set in the Kojima region of Okayama Prefecture in the year 2020, two days after the scheduled Tokyo Olympics. With help from her childhood friend Morio, Kokone will discover that her dream-world of Heartland holds more family revelations than she ever dared imagine. She can't ask her father, a hipster mechanic more talented and artful than his job requires, as he's always busy modifying motorcycles and cars in flights of fancy. I love how the characters move. If there was an award for best costume design in animation, this film would win it! A Wondrous, Enchantingly Original Anime From Director Kenji Kamiyama A plucky teen girl deals with magic, talking stuffed animals, self-driving cars, giant mecha battles, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and more in Napping Princess. I give this film 4 out of 5 stars and recommend it for ages 12 to 18, due to some mild language.
It is futuristic, but not too far in the future as it is set in the year 2020. Of course, I have to talk about the animation. What are these visions that lead Kokone at once closer to and farther away from her family? Aside from stealing precious study time, her napping is even more distracting, as it brings on strange dreams with warring machines that hint at family secrets that have been dormant for years. She often dozes off and dreams about a kingdom known as Heartland. They cover the main voice actors in some detail, though Japanese actors tend to give a certain range of responses when doing these promotional interviews that can be limiting at times. Three sets of subtitles are included.
While the story is full of fantastical moments and futuristic technology, the story is really about the young girl reconnecting with her family. She will soon be on the run from a powerful corporation desperate to fix their self-driving cars for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. For information on how we handle review material, please visit our page to learn more. This bothered me just a bit. Everything you could possibly ask for is included in this charming allegorical adventure about the power of dreaming that recalls Spielberg at its best moments. I especially liked the interview with director Kenji Kamiyama, who also directed Ghost in The Shell and Eden of the East. Aside from stealing precious study time, her napping is even more distracting, as it brings on strange dreams with warring machines that hint at family secrets that have been dormant for years.
Pictures Fukuoka Broadcasting Production I. The background music has a pretty orchestral vibe. I really like the two main characters, Kokone and Morio. G Graphinica Digital Animation Dept. Plot Summary: Kokone should be diligently studying for her university entrance exams, but she just can't seem to stay awake. It will appeal to a wide variety of people, since it combines different genres.
Pictures Fukuoka Broadcasting Warner Bros. Could there be more to her dreams? Kokone should be diligently studying for her university entrance exams, but she just cant seem to stay awake. Joy voice Kokone has university exams to prepare for, but instead she dozes off. Fancifully built around futuristic cars and vehicles, the place includes giant mecha robots and a menacing kaijū creature. Napping Princess is an imaginative, wondrous twist on fairy tale magic with appealing characters. My daughters prefer watching anime in the original Japanese with English subtitles one daughter is fluent in Japanese and it helps he keep current.