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'Ponyo' Is Almost Perfectnew

Hayao Miyazaki's latest is glorious, and gloriously fun.
Eugene Weekly  |  Molly Templeton  |  09-11-2009  |  Reviews

'Ponyo' Is a Fabulous Fish Storynew

In this animated adventure by the Japanese master Hayao Miyazaki, a 5-year-old boy forms a friendship with a goldfish princess who longs to be human.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savlov  |  08-20-2009  |  Reviews

Hayao Miyazaki Dives Under the Sea for His Latest Environmental Fairy Talenew

Loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid, by way of Jules Verne, Miyazaki's Ponyo sticks to Andersen's basic story of an enchanted sea creature and her love for a human -- except, in the Miyazaki version, the mermaid princess is an anthropomorphic goldfish, and her handsome prince is a 5-year-old schoolboy still in full possession of his baby teeth.
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  08-14-2009  |  Reviews

The Ancient Sorcery in 'Ponyo' is Exceptionally Suited to the Very Youngnew

For the first time since early Hayao Miyazaki works like My Neighbor Totoro or Kiki's Delivery Service, it is possible to bring your preschoolers to the theater without fear of frightening them.
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh  |  08-12-2009  |  Reviews

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