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Tag: My Neighbors the Yamadas

Japan On Fire 12: My Neighbours The Yamadas (1999)

Studio Ghibli season continues and we switch visionaries. This time Isao Takahata gets his due with a brief bio before Stoo and Ken dive deep into the sparsely animated family comedy My Neighbours The Yamadas. A movie that has not yet got its domestic abuse sequel despite being a domestic snapshot. One can dream. We had mic troubles on Stoo’s end so for a few minutes between 22.49 and 30.15 Stoo switches temporarily to his laptop mic so there’s an echoey few minutes there.

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Running times:
00m 00s – Intro/Isao Takahata background
19m 45s – Background, plot, My Neighbours The Yamadas review

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My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)


Plot: The Yamada’s are the typical city family, mum, dad, two children and a their grandmother. The movie is made up of over twenty different episodes from the Yamada’s live. Everything from accidentally leaving their young daughter at a shopping mall to the mysterious ‘Moonlight Rider’ saving members of the family from Gangsters. Read More