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Ancien and the Magic Tablet
© 2017 "ANCIEN AND THE MAGIC TABLET" FILM PARTNERS
Why am I snoozing all the time?
I keep having this dream...
Kokone Morikawa lives with her father in Okayama Prefecture. She's a typical high school senior with no special talents except one: she can fall asleep anytime, anywhere. Recently she's been having a series of strange dreams. Her father Momotaro, a gruff man of few words, doesn't seem to pay much attention to his daughter; he spends most of his time repairing and modifying cars.
The year is 2020, three days before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics. Without warning, Momotaro is arrested and taken to far-off Tokyo for questioning. He's a misfit, but Kokone can't believe that he would really do anything bad. With help from college student and childhood friend Morio, Kokone is determined to make her way to Tokyo and free her father, as well as unravel the mystery of her dreams. Along the way, she discovers that those dreams are the key to facing her challenges in the real world.
Kokone uses her only talent--napping--to embark on a mysterious journey that straddles dreams and reality. And waiting for her at the end of her adventure is a small but precious truth...
CastsMitsuki Takahata (高畑充希)
Shinnosuke Mitsushima (満島真之介)
Arata Furuta (古田新太)
Yosuke Eguchi (江口洋介)
DirectorKenji Kamiyama (神山健治)
Scenario WriterKenji Kamiyama (神山健治)
International sales companyNipponTV
RemarksScreen Size: 1:1.85
Japanese Theatrical Release: March 18th, 2017
LinksFor more information (link to NIPPON TV official site)