Moomin’s new puppet animation movie “Memories of Moominpappa” will be released on December 29th. Unique news and poster visuals have arrived. The Japanese dubbed version will feature regular voice actors from the Heisei version of the Moomin series, including Minami Takayama and Akio Otsuka.
Moomin’s new puppet animation movie “Memories of Moominpappa” will be released on December 29th. Unique news and poster visuals have arrived. The Japanese dubbed version will feature regular voice actors from the Heisei version of the Moomin series, including Minami Takayama, Akio Otsuka, Ryuusei Nakao, Takehito Koyasu, Rei Sakuma, and Mika Kanai.
“Moomin” by Tove Jansson has been loved by fans worldwide for over 70 years. The stories woven by lovely and unique characters are popular not only in novels, comics, and picture books but also in movies and TV animations and continue to fascinate many people in Japan.
The new puppet animation movie “Memories of Moominpappa” was announced in conjunction with “Moomin Day” on August 9th, the birthday of Tove Jansson. The story begins one day in bed when Moomintroll hears Moominpappa tell stories of her youth adventures.
One day, a young Moominpappa, who grew up in an orphaned home, decided to escape from the home and go on an adventure. Along the way, young Moominpappa meets inventor Fredriksson and Rod Yule (Sniff’s father), who is always busy collecting junk and hit it off. Fredrickson shows everyone a newly completed ship called “Sea Orchestra.”
When he boarded the ship, there was also a carefree Yoxal (Snufkin’s father) sneaking in without permission. With the help of Edward the Dragon, the happy companions set off on a fantastic voyage. While traveling, he meets Mimura’s daughter and Little My, interacts with timid ghosts, and receives gifts from the mischievous king. The party will unfold on a heart-pounding adventure.
This work, produced in its home country Finland, is based on the novel “Memories of Moominpappa” by Tove Jansson. The incredible adventures of Moominpappa when he was young depict encounters and friendships with unique friends such as Snufkin’s parents, Yoxal, Sniff’s parents, Rod Yule, and Little My. It is a must-see for fans who can learn about the unknown past of Moomin characters, such as the beginning of a friendship between Moominpappa and Moominmamma.
In the Japanese dubbed version, Minami Takayama as Moomintroll/Young Papa, Akio Otsuka as Moominpappa, Ryusei Nakao as Sniff/Rod Yule, Takehito Koyasu as Snufkin/Yokusaru, and Rei Sakuma as Little My/Mimura’s daughter. , Mika Kanai, who plays the role of Snorkmaiden, and other famous regular voice actors from the Heisei version of the “Moomin” series will gather.
In the special news unveiled simultaneously, Moominpappa responded to Moomintroll’s request, “Papa, tell me about your adventures,” and said, “It was eventful.” will be lost. It is an exciting finish that goes beyond the ocean and into a strange forest, heading for a treasure-like adventure that “still hangs in your chest.”
And the poster visual depicts Moominpappa and Moomintroll and a scene where her young dad gets on a boat with her friends. The design makes you feel the beginning of a fantastic adventure.
Moomin’s new puppet animation movie, Memories of Moominpappa, will be released on December 29th. Also, on August 9th, which is “Moomin Day,” the event of this work will be held at “Moominvalley Park.”
A unique promotional video will be screened on the “Orchestra of the Sea,” ideally linked to the movie’s content.