Tokyo Godfathers Hits Select Theaters in March of 2020

GKIDS and Fathom Events sponsor English dubbed and subtitled screenings of Satoshi Kon's classic 2003 anime film

The three homeless protagonists react in shock as they discover an infant child hidden among a pile of trash in a scene from the 2003 theatrical anime film, Tokyo Godfathers.


GKIDS and Fathom Events have revealed a new trailer and the release date information for the limited theatrical release of Tokyo Godfathers, a 2003 theatrical anime film directed by Satoshi Kon and animated by MADHOUSE about a trio of homeless people who have an extremely unusual Christmas Eve after discovering a baby hidden in a pile of trash. Tokyo Godfathers will screen according to the following schedule:


  • Monday, March 09, 2020 at 7:00pm local time (Japanese with English subtitles).
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 7:00pm local time (English dubbed version).



GKIDS and Fathom Events describes the story of Tokyo Godfathers as follows:


In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people's lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. As the New Year fast approaches, these three forgotten members of society band together to solve the mystery of the abandoned child and the fate of her parents. Along the way, encounters with seemingly unrelated events and people force them to confront their own haunted pasts, as they learn to face their future, together.


The movie poster for the GKIDS / Fathom Events limited theatrical release of Tokyo Godfathers, featuring a trio of homeless people and a baby posing in front a dreamlike Tokyo nightscape.


For more information, including theaters and ticket sales, please visit the GKIDS event page here and the Fathom Events page here.


Source: Official press release


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Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.


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