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The Resource Samā wōzu, executive producer, Seiji Okuda ; producers, Nozumu Takahashi, Takuya Ito, Takashi Watanabe, Yuichiro Saito ; original story, Mamoru Hosoda ; Kadokawa Shoten Publishing ; screenplay, Satoko Okudera ; director, Mamoru Hosoda, (DVD videorecording)

Samā wōzu, executive producer, Seiji Okuda ; producers, Nozumu Takahashi, Takuya Ito, Takashi Watanabe, Yuichiro Saito ; original story, Mamoru Hosoda ; Kadokawa Shoten Publishing ; screenplay, Satoko Okudera ; director, Mamoru Hosoda, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Samā wōzu
Title
Samā wōzu
Statement of responsibility
executive producer, Seiji Okuda ; producers, Nozumu Takahashi, Takuya Ito, Takashi Watanabe, Yuichiro Saito ; original story, Mamoru Hosoda ; Kadokawa Shoten Publishing ; screenplay, Satoko Okudera ; director, Mamoru Hosoda
Title variation
Summer wars
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
Widescreen. "Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He's good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time hanging out in the all-powerful, online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has - until the girl of his dreams, Natsuki, hijacks him for a starring role as a fake fiancé at her family reunion. Things only get stranger from there. A late-night email containing a cryptic mathematic riddle leads to the unleashing of a rogue AI"--Container
Awards note
Best Animated Film, Japan Academy Prize ; Best Animated Film, Sitges International Film Festival of Catalonia ; Audience Award, Best Animated Feature, Anaheim International Film Festival ; Official Selection, New York International Children's Film Festival ; Best Animated Film, Mainichi Film Concours.
Cataloging source
LPU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Akihiko Matsumoto ; film editing, Shigeru Nishiyama ; director of photography, Yukihiro Matsumoto ; art director, Youji Takeshige ; character design, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto ; OZ character design, Takashi Okazaki, Mina Okazaki, Masaru Hamada ; animation directors, Hiroyuki Aoyama, Shigeru Fujita, Kunihiko Hamada, Kazutaka Ozaki ; action animation director, Tatsuzo Nishita. English version: executive producer, Gen Fukunaga ; producers, Carly Hunter, Justin Cook ; head writer, John Burgmeier ; script writer, Patrick Seitz
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for action violence, some suggestive content, language, mild thematic material and incidental smoking
Language note
In English or Japanese, with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S26 2009
PerformerNote
Voices: Ryūnosuke Kamiki, Nanami Sakuraba, Mitsuki Tanimura, Takahiro Yokokawa, Sumiko Fuji. Voices (English cast): Michael Sinterniklaas, Brina Palencia, Pam Dougherty, Todd Haberkorn, J. Michael Tatum
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  • 1960-
  • 1957 July 22-
  • 1966-
  • 1964-
  • 1978-
  • 1993-
  • 1949-
  • 1982-
  • 1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Okuda, Seiji
  • Takahashi, Nozomu
  • Ito, Takuya
  • Watanabe, Takashi
  • Saito, Yuichiro
  • Hosoda, Mamoru
  • Okudera, Satoko
  • Matsumoto, Akihiko
  • Nishiyama, Shigeru
  • Matsumoto, Yukihiro
  • Takeshige, Yōji
  • Fukunaga, Gen
  • Hunter, Carly
  • Cook, Justin
  • Burgmeier, John
  • Seitz, Patrick
  • Kamiki, Ryūnosuke
  • Sakuraba, Nanami
  • Tanimura, Mitsuki
  • Yokokawa, Takahiro
  • Fuji, Sumiko
  • Sinterniklaas, Michael
  • Palencia, Brina
  • Dougherty, Pam
  • Haberkorn, Todd
  • Tatum, J. Michael
  • Nihon Terebi
  • Maddohausu, Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Kadokawa Shoten
  • D.N. Dream Partners (Firm)
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (Japan)
  • Yomiuri Terebi Hōsō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • VAP Inc
  • FUNimation Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
115
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  • Cyberterrorism
  • Avatars (Virtual reality)
  • False personation
  • Cyberspace
  • Teenagers
  • Families
  • Avatars (Virtual reality)
  • Cyberspace
  • Cyberterrorism
  • False personation
  • Families
  • Teenagers
  • Japan
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
animation
Label
Samā wōzu, executive producer, Seiji Okuda ; producers, Nozumu Takahashi, Takuya Ito, Takashi Watanabe, Yuichiro Saito ; original story, Mamoru Hosoda ; Kadokawa Shoten Publishing ; screenplay, Satoko Okudera ; director, Mamoru Hosoda, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Production companies: NTV, Madhouse, Kadokawa Group Publishing Co., Ltd., D.N.dreampartners, Warner Bros. Pictures Japan, YTV, VAP
  • DVD release of the 2009 motion picture
  • Special features: Disc 2: Interview with Rhynosuke Kamiki (Kenji Koiso); Interview with Nanami Sakuraba (Natsuki Shinohara); Interview with Mitsuki Tanimura (Kazuma Ikezawa); Interview with Ayumu Saito (Wabisuke Jinnouchi); Interview with Sumiko Fuji (Sakae Jinnouchi); Interview with Mamoru Hosoda (director); Teaser trailers; Teaser TV spot; Original trailer; TV spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film (115 min.) -- Disc 2. Extra features (40 min.)
Control code
ocn694086398
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (115 min.)
Isbn
9781421022628
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
704400094804
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FN-09480
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)694086398
  • (Sirsi) a139719
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Samā wōzu, executive producer, Seiji Okuda ; producers, Nozumu Takahashi, Takuya Ito, Takashi Watanabe, Yuichiro Saito ; original story, Mamoru Hosoda ; Kadokawa Shoten Publishing ; screenplay, Satoko Okudera ; director, Mamoru Hosoda, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Production companies: NTV, Madhouse, Kadokawa Group Publishing Co., Ltd., D.N.dreampartners, Warner Bros. Pictures Japan, YTV, VAP
  • DVD release of the 2009 motion picture
  • Special features: Disc 2: Interview with Rhynosuke Kamiki (Kenji Koiso); Interview with Nanami Sakuraba (Natsuki Shinohara); Interview with Mitsuki Tanimura (Kazuma Ikezawa); Interview with Ayumu Saito (Wabisuke Jinnouchi); Interview with Sumiko Fuji (Sakae Jinnouchi); Interview with Mamoru Hosoda (director); Teaser trailers; Teaser TV spot; Original trailer; TV spots
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film (115 min.) -- Disc 2. Extra features (40 min.)
Control code
ocn694086398
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (115 min.)
Isbn
9781421022628
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
704400094804
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FN-09480
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)694086398
  • (Sirsi) a139719
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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