Tokyo Godfathers

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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age 13+

Unique anime has mature themes, drinking, cursing.

PG-13 2003 97 minutes

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age 13+

Not a Christmas film for the little ones, but an excellent alternative for teens

This is definitely what most would consider "mature animation" even if it's not excessive as say one of Satoshi Kon's other notable films Perfect Blue. I recommend this if more if you have teens that are seeking an alternative to most mainstream holiday movies ,but still has a positive message about family and how it doesn't necessarily have to be blood-related. Albeit do note that some of the swearing includes slurs since one of the main characters is a trans woman (albeit whether or not she's a positive portrayal is a bit questionable), so be warned of that.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 10+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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