Josee to Tora to Sakana-tachi

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

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English: Josee, the Tiger and the Fish
Japanese: ジョゼと虎と魚たち


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 25, 2020
Producers: Shochiku, Kadokawa, Sonilude
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Bones
Source: Novel
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 1 hr. 38 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.561 (scored by 7561075,610 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #852
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #914
Members: 192,788
Favorites: 3,068

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A youth romantic drama with themes of growing up, the story focuses on college student Tsuneo and dreamer Josee, who lives her life stuck in a wheelchair. Josee—named after the heroine in Françoise Sagan's Wonderful Clouds—spends most of her days reading and painting until by chance she encounters Tsuneo, and decides it's time to face the real world.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Theme Song Performance
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Opening Theme

"Take Me Far Away" by Evan Call

Ending Theme

"Ao no Waltz (蒼のワルツ)" by Eve

May 3, 2021
LoneAce (All reviews)
Let me begin by saying I've been waiting for this movie for a little more than 4 months, so although there is bound to be some bias in this review I will try to keep it as balanced as possible and write as if the anticipation was less. I will also try my best to include as little spoilers as possible, but if you have yet watched the trailer, you might get spoiled in the smaller parts

Plot - 10/10
As you might have read in the synopsis, Josee met Tsuneo by a chance encounter (check out trailer if you want to know what happened) and decides read more
Apr 16, 2021
eroticmixologist (All reviews)
I watched this in theater recently and decided to write a review, will keep it simple for those who's curious about this movie.

In summary, this romance drama is pretty standard as it goes, so if you expect something new or something compelling then you won't find it here. Animated movie formats in general are fast paced due to its short run time; relying on common tropes, character archetypes and melodrama to convey the story quickly and efficiently; it simply can't be fleshed out like a TV-series, and this movie is no different. Of course, this isn't a bad thing - what I want to address read more
May 24, 2021
Daxonzion- (All reviews)
[tl;dr is at the bottom of the review]

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish is a movie that tells a story heavily focused on Josee (the disabled girl shown on the poster) and Tsuneo (the boy who walks besides Josee shown on the poster). When you saw this movie's poster for the first time, you might be thinking that this movie will tell one hell of a sad story. You're not wrong, but you're not completely right either if you think like that. My suggestion if you ever wanted to watch this movie, do not take your expectations too highly. I've heard a lot of positive read more
Jun 15, 2021
TheZilla (All reviews)
"Grandma, the outside is not scary at all."

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish may have had a slightly bumpy start, but it knows its own strengths and uses it to build its momentum. At its apex, this film shines in all its beauty and fills you up with all sorts of emotions. What you will witness from this anime is the clear result of a passionate team that knows how to delicately craft a story that is able to stand out among the crowd of modern anime.

Josee's story contains several tropes, including cliche ones, but it is able to execute them when time is appropriate read more

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