Keiichi HARA 原恵一

Ein Sommer mit Coo

河童のクゥと夏休み

Nippon Kids   ¹ 

On a trip, Koichi finds a stone that is really something. A Japanese mythical creature has been hidden under it for over 200 years: a young Kappa! When the Kappa awakens, he gets along with Koichi right away, and the boy can even convince his parents to take the new friend in. Soon, Coo is practically part of the family. But Tokyo is not the right place for a nature-loving creature like him – the big city really gets him in the mood. When the public becomes aware of the small, green being from the past, the life of the family gets out of hand!

Tue, 09. June 2020

Sun, 14. June 2020

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German dubbed version

FSK 12

Territories: Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Children Animation Family

河童のクゥと夏休み
Kappa no ku to natsuyasumi

Japan 2007

138 minutes

Director
Keiichi HARA

Script
Keiichi HARA based on a novel by Masao KOGURE

Music
Kei WAKAKUSA

About Keiichi HARA
原恵一

Born in Gunma Prefecture in 1959, Keiichi HARA graduated from Tokyo Designer Gakuin College before working on animated television shows such as DORAEMON and CRAYON SHIN-CHAN. His breakthrough came in 2007 with SUMMER DAYS WITH COO (NC ’20). The film won several awards and was nominated for the Japanese Academy Award for Best Animated Film. Nippon Connection presented his subsequent award-winning animated films COLORFUL (2010 / NC ’11) and MISS HOKUSAI (2016 / NC ’16 and NC ’20). In 2013, Keiichi HARA released his first live action feature DAWN OF A FILMMAKER: THE KEISUKE KINOSHITA STORY.

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