The Yamadas are a typical middle class Japanese family in urban Tokyo and this film shows us a variety of episodes of their lives. With tales that range from the humourous to the heartbreaking, we see this family cope with life's little conflicts, problems and joys in their own way.

  1. Isao Takahata

    Director, Writer

  2. Hisaichi Ishii


Top Billed Cast

  1. Hayato Isohata

    Yamada Noboru (voice)

  2. Masako Araki

    Yamano Shige (voice)

  3. Naomi Uno

    Yamada Nonoko (voice)

  4. Tôru Masuoka

    Yamada Takashi (voice)

  5. Yukiji Asaoka

    Yukiji Asaoka

    Yamada Matsuko (voice)

Full Cast & Crew

My Neighbors the Yamadas
My Neighbors the Yamadas


Original Title ホーホケキョとなりの山田くん

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 16, 2005


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget -

Revenue -



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