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


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Original Title Hôhokekyo tonari no Yamada-kun

Status Released

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  • August 16, 2005
    PG, Theatrical

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 44m

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