Junkers Come Here
Distributor: Bandai Entertainment
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?
Average Ratings: 78
Number of Review Sites: 6
Number of Review Links: 6
"I wish animation studios were daring enough to make a few more films like this one."
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 4 stars (out of 5)
"The best animated movie for all ages to see a North American release this year is Junkers Come Here."
Anime News Network (Christopher McDonald) - A
"Junkers Come Here was a real treat and a surprise."
Anime on DVD (Chris Beveridge) - A
"Sure, it features a talking dog, but Junkers Come Here remains one of the most realistic and heartfelt stories I've seen in a long time."
Animefringe (Patrick King) - 91%
"If mere wishes could solve all of life's problems, this movie would have ejected itself after the first 15 minutes and self-destructed, thus relieving me of the burden of watching the remainder."
DVD Verdict (Elizabeth Skipper) - 25 (out of 100)
"Junkers Come Here is an anime that will make you cry, and then only minutes later create a nice wide smile."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Robert Nelson) - 5 stars (out of 5)