SUMMER DAYS WITH COO
2007 | Japan | Family, Fantasy | 138'
Kochi Uehara is a fourth grade student living in the suburb of Tokyo. One day he picks up a large stone which turns out to be a fossil of a baby "Kappa” (a mythical Japanese water creature) sleeping underground for the past 300 years, and names it "Coo”. Koichi and Coo become good friends and starts living with his family. However, Coo could not adjust to life in Tokyo and starts to miss his family. On a hot summer day, Koichi and Coo decide to go on an adventurous road trip to find his own kind.
Director : Keiichi Hara
Keiichi Hara worked on famous TV series such as Doraemon, Crayon Shin-chan & directed feature-animation Colorful (2010), Miss Hokusai (2015).
- Cannes International Film Festival, 2007
- Tokyo International Film Festival, 2008
- New York International Children's Film Festival, 2008
North American Premiere
- Mainichi Film Awards (Japan), 2008
Best Animation Film