Penguin Highway | ペンギン・ハイウェイ Animezing!

Adventure, Family

Virtual Screening Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

A gorgeous tale that celebrates the joy – and melancholy – of discovery and adventure from a child's point of view

Natasha H, IGN

If you see just one anime feature this year, it ought to be Penguin Highway.

Peter Debruge at Variety in 2019

Join us for an encore virtual screening of Penguin Highway!

The JICC first showed this film at the Miracle Theater for the 2019 DC Indie Film Festival.

During the festival competition, it ended up winning the Best International Film Award!



Penguin Highway | Official US Trailer from Eleven Arts on YouTube.

An animated sci-fi fantasy adaptation of Morimi Tomihiko's highly-acclaimed novel. Studio Colorido, known for Typhoon Noruda (2015), makes its first feature-length animation.

Budding genius Aoyama is only in the 4th grade, but already lives his life like a scientist. When penguins start appearing in his sleepy suburb hundreds of miles from the sea, Aoyama vows to solve the mystery.

When he finds the source of the penguins is a woman from his dentist’s office, they team up for an unforgettable summer adventure!

Starring Kita Kana and Aoi Yu

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