The Life of Guskou Budori

Sentai FilmWorks (2012)
Animation, Drama, Anime, Fantasy
Japan | Japanese | Color | 1h 46min

Remake of The Life of Guskou Budori (1994).
The fairy tale follows a young man named Guskou in the Tohoku forests of northeastern Japan in the 1920s. After an onslaught of droughts and natural disasters, Guskou is forced to leave his home and search for a better life elsewhere. Guskou joins a group of scientists at the Ihatov Volcano Department, which deals with the same natural disasters that drove Guskou from his home.

Cast View all

Brando Austin Additional Voices
L.B. Bartholomee Redbeard
Charles C. Campbell Director Pennen
Jason Douglas Redbeard's Father
Akira Emoto Dr. Kubo
Ryuzo Hayashi Father
Shôzô Hayashiya Red Beard
Tamiyo Kusakari Mother
Shioli Kutsuna Neri
Edwin Neal Professor Kubo
Shun Oguri Gusko Budori
Monica Rial Neri / Budori's Mother / Redbeard's Wife
Kuranosuke Sasaki Kidnapper
Derick Snow Budori Guskou
Christopher Wehkamp Silk Factory Owner

Crew View all

Director Gisaburo Sugii
Writer Kenji Miyazawa
Musician Ryôta Komatsu


Barcode Format Region Released Edition
816726026619 Blu-ray 1 Mar 27, 2018
4260039673309 DVD