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.

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  1. Isao Takahata

    Director, Writer

  2. Hisaichi Ishii


Top Billed Cast

  1. HI

    Hayato Isobata

    Yamada Noboru (voice)

  2. MA

    Masako Araki

    Yamano Shige (voice)

  3. NU

    Naomi Uno

    Yamada Nonoko (voice)

  4. TM

    Tôru Masuoka

    Yamada Takashi (voice)

  5. YA

    Yukiji Asaoka

    Yamada Matsuko (voice)

  6. AY

    Akiko Yano

    Fujihara Sensei (voice)

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Movie Data


Original Title Hôhokekyo tonari no Yamada-kun

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • August 16, 2005
    PG, Theatrical



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