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» Company
Bandai Entertainment
» Running Time
105 mins
» Genre
» Type
» Final Score
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Junkers Come Here

» written by Wai Yung (Wayne) Chim [Discuss]

A touching tale that illustrates the subtle and confused teenage emotions experienced by 11-year-old Hiromi, and her unique friendship with Junkers, a talking dog. As their relationship develops, Hiromi struggles with a longing for adulthood as she is faced with the challenges of her parents’ unexpected divorce. Will Hiromi be able to restore happiness in her life?

Junkers Come Here has deceived me. When I first heard of this title I quickly came to a conclusion that this was another kiddy anime. I could not be more wrong. Junkers Come Here is a very well done anime. It is one of a handful of anime that proves to the world that it is not necessary to have the 3D CG scenes or female characters with big breasts in order to be good. I loved the way how the story flowed as the characters were growing with it on the same pace. By doing that, everything is in sync, and confusion would be kept to a minimum or none at all.

Hiromi, like every immature eleven year old, wanted what was good for herself and did not think of what would happen to others by her actions. When Junkers reveals his secret to Hiromi, at first she did not believe it, but when she subconsciously wished for “something” to happen, Junkers granted it. All of a sudden the story is about what this little girl can do to try and heal everything; her parent’s relationship being the top priority. This movie is touching. It taps into the viewers’ hearts and delivers a warmth that is unrivaled by any other movie that I have seen that is set in the present time period.

Junkers Come Here, make sure this title is on your buy list. You will be entertained by this work of art. This is a rare classic, and I sure hope that more anime of this caliber is created. No need for the violence, no need for the ecchi humor. Just a need for a deep, well thought out story that can somehow relate to the viewers. Junkers Come Here, wow.

The Breakdown
Junkers is so cool!


» The Pros
A superb story that is entertaining and heart warming.

» The Cons
Not really a con, but when Junkers made the first wish, you kind of figured out what will happen to him after he makes his last.

» Animation
This is not an eye candy in the animation department, and it does not have to be.

» Sound
Cannot complain about it, other than personal preference.

» Story
Yeah, I sound like a broken record by now, but I cannot stress enough how great the story is!

» Recommend
Junkers Come Here deserves to be in your DVD collection.


» Other Information
Language: English/Japanese Dialogue with English Subtitles.

Art Gallery, Interviews, Trailer with English Subtitles, and Pilot Film with English Subtitles, Interactive Animated Menus, Dolby Digital Surround Sound.

Simple, no need for the splashy cover.



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