Picture from Ponyo
Overall A-

Director Hayao Miyazaki uses his famous Japanese anime style to bring this tale to life. Ponyo is a mermaid-like creature who wants to be human. When she swims away from her watery home, she is befriended by a young boy willing to help her realize her dream.

Violence B
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: G


The most recent home video release of this movie is March 2, 2010. Here are some details…

Release Date: 2 March 2010
Ponyo released to DVD (2-Disc Collector’s Edition) and Blu-ray (Combo Pack)with the following bonus extras:
- The World Of Ghibli (an interactive experience).
- Meet Ponyo—Introduction by the producers.
- Storyboard presentation of the movie.

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Disney (who distributes this film in North America) told a similar fishy story in The Little Mermaid. Other young boys befriend sea-creatures in The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep and Mee-shee The Water Giant.