Kujiratori (Whale Hunt) (2001) Theatrical Cartoon

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English Title: Whale Hunt

Kujiratori (Whale Hunt) (2001) Theatrical Cartoon Kujiratori

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Studio Ghibli
  • Distributed by: Studio Ghibli Museum
  • Voice Actors: Yoshiaki Hakamada, Hiroki Ise, Keito Ishihara, Mao Onodera, Yuta Sasaki.
  • Directed By Hayao Miyazaki.
  • Animated By Masaaki Yuasa.
  • Awards: WInner, Ōfuji Noburō Award, Mainichi Film Award, 2001.
  • Music: Yuji Nomi.
  • Originally Released in December of 2001 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 16 minutes.
  • Color
  • Japan  Japan

Cartoon Summary:

School children are pretending they are building a boat. As imagination replaces reality, they find themselves on the ocean, hunting for a whale. A big, gentle whale appears, accompanies them back to land and plays with them. Then the fantasy ends and the...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Alternate Titles: "Kujira Tori" and "くじらとり."
English Title: "Whale Hunt."

Premiered at the 2002 New York International Children's Film Festival.

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