Penguin's Memory: Shiawase Monogatari

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: A Penguin's Memories
Japanese: ペンギンズ・メモリー幸福物語


Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 22, 1985
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Other
Genre: DramaDrama
Themes: AnthropomorphicAnthropomorphic, MilitaryMilitary
Duration: 1 hr. 42 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.031 (scored by 16791,679 users)
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Ranked: #40462
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Popularity: #8336
Members: 5,012
Favorites: 34

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Episodes: /1

Synopsis

Mike is a penguin soldier who returns home after being injured during combat. Estranged from his family and friends, he leaves his hometown and starts to roam adrift through the country.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Mike

Main

Jill

Main
Tsuru, Hiromi
Japanese

Jack

Main

Tom

Supporting

The Judge

Supporting
Miyauchi, Kouhei
Japanese

The Pianist

Supporting
Tokoro, George
Japanese

Al

Supporting

Susan

Supporting
Masuyama, Eiko
Japanese

Helen

Supporting
Nakanishi, Taeko
Japanese

Adams, Bob

Supporting

Staff

Nagaoka, Akinori
Storyboard, Animation Director, Chief Animation Director
Hikone, Norio
Storyboard, Original Character Design


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Reviews

Apr 9, 2022
an absolute emotional rollercoaster. Mike was incredibly well written and I haven't seen anything flow quite like it. this is a must watch. if you've ever questioned the long term effects of PTSD and wanted to see an accurate anime portrayal, this is the movie for you. I have never experienced such highs and lows from an Anime. compared to other generic cheap counterfeit versions like My Hero Academia, this has REAL substance and class. you feel a true engagement with the main character, unlike these poorly written regurgitated shit show quote quote "master pieces" that critics on this site claim. the fact that ...
Jan 29, 2022
Spoiler Free!

Penguin's Memory really surprised me with how well made it was! I wasn't expecting much from an old, niche anime movie, but everything about it is extremely solid, and deals with some rarely discussed topics in a subtle way. It becomes a narrative discussing the aftermath of traumatic experiences in a very realistic manner through the main character's daily life. It's very relaxing, and there's no over-the-top acting. The simple art style becomes very charming, with the core story dealing with some more serious, thought-provoking topics, so it is enjoyable for all audiences. It is a nice refresher and doesn't become draining as one ...
Jul 1, 2023
Mixed Feelings
I sincerely yearned that I would enjoy this movie more than I did. Alas, you just can't have everything now, can you? Somehow though, this movie became something of a guilty pleasure.

I won't soothe the point here, this movie isn't technically good, and it is clear as day. Any human being watching this would have eyebrows raising at the wack, cheesy dialogue and question where these directors found the desperate salaryman who would now want to work as a voice actor on top of their already garbage job for that extra yen. I mean, seriously, you can be one of those people that likes everything, ...

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