In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast… and on the unhealed border in this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two different countries timidly blossomed, striving to overcome language barriers and the waves of history. Inspired by true events.
Directed by Mizuho Nishikubo, Giovanni’s Island (Giovanni no Shima) stars the voice talents of Masachika Ichimura, Yukie Nakama, Kanako Yanagihara, Yusuke Santamaria, Hiroshi Inuzuka, Kaoru Yachigusa, Tatsuya Nakadai, Saburo Kitajima. The film is presented by the Japan Association of Music Enterprises (JAME) to celebrate its 50th anniversary, and it is planned to be theatrically released in Japan on February 22, 2014 by Warner Entertainment Japan.
OFFICIAL SITE – http://wwws.warnerbros.co.jp/giovanni/