Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea (movie)

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Alternative title:
El Secreto de la Sirenita (Spanish) 
Gake no Ue no Ponyo (Japanese) 
Nàng tiên cá Phương Đông (Vietnamese) 
Ponyo 
Ponyo - Uma Amizade Que Veio do Mar (Portuguese) 
Ponyo en el Acantilado (Spanish) 
Ponyo på klippan vid havet (Swedish) 
Ponyo på klippen ved havet (Danish) 
Ponyo sulla scogliera (Italian) 
Ponyo sur la Falaise (French) 
Рыбка Поньо на утёсе (Russian) 
崖の上のポニョ (Japanese) 
崖上的波妞 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: adventure , magic 
Themes: mermaids 
Objectionable content: None 
Plot Summary: A young boy, Sōsuke, befriends a strange looking goldfish whom he names Ponyo. Unbeknownst to Sōsuke, Ponyo is a magic fish who has decided that she wants to live with Sōsuke and the other humans. Unfortunately, Ponyo's decision to give up her underwater life creates a crack in an ancient magic spell, and places the world in danger. Together, Sōsuke and Ponyo must set things right. 
User Ratings: 1770 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 205 votes (sub:112, dub:78, raw:4, ?:1, others:10
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 Finnish subtitled
1 Mandarin subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
)
 Excellent: 513 votes (sub:283, dub:209, raw:5, edit.dub:1, others:15
2 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
2 Portuguese subtitled
2 French dubbed
2 Spanish edited dub
1 French subtitled
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Very good: 480 votes (sub:232, dub:203, raw:7, edit.dub:4, ?:3, others:31
7 Spanish subtitled
5 Spanish dubbed
3 Russian subtitled
3 Italian dubbed
2 Russian dubbed
2 French subtitled
2 German dubbed
1 Polish subtitled
1 Mandarin dubbed
1 Finnish subtitled
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Turkish subtitled
1 Lithuanian dubbed
1 Catalan dubbed
)
 Good: 322 votes (sub:169, dub:139, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:12
3 Spanish subtitled
3 French dubbed
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Polish dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Finnish sub subtitled
)
 Decent: 138 votes (sub:80, dub:53, ?:1, others:4
1 Estonian dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Polish edited dub
)
 So-so: 57 votes (dub:28, sub:25, raw:3, others:1
1 Dutch dubbed
)
 Not really good: 23 votes (dub:10, sub:9, ?:1, others:3
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Weak: 20 votes (sub:14, dub:5, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Bad: 6 votes (sub:2, dub:2, raw:1, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Awful: 3 votes (dub:3)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 2771 users, rank: #359 (of 6016)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.933 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.5284, rank: #593 (of 6009)
Weighted mean: 7.854 (Very good), rank: #587 (of 6009) (seen all: 7.85 / seen some: 7.43)
Bayesian estimate: 7.852 (Very good), rank: #412 (of 4575)
Running time: 101 minutes 
Vintage: 2008-07-19
Premiere date:
2008-07-19 (Japan) 
2008-08-31 (Venice Film Festival - Italy) 
2008-12-24 (Korea) 
2009-01-01 (Singapore) 
2009-01-23 (Taiwan) 
2009-04-08 (France) 
2009-08-14 (North America) 
2009-08-14 (USA) 
2009-08-27 (Australia) 
2009-09-24 (Spain) 
2009-11-13 (México) 
2010-07-30 (Brazil) 
Release dates: We have 3
Ending Theme:
"Gake no Ue no Ponyo" (崖の上のポニョ) by Fujioka Fujimaki and Nozomi Ōhashi 
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 18
Review:
Ponyo (Sep 3, 2009)
News: Show:
Arrietty U.K. box-office (Aug 6, 2011)
Madman Panel (Apr 8, 2009)
Daily Briefs (Apr 4, 2008)
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Artbook
    Ponyo Picture Book (Artbook) 2009-03-03 (from $13.47)
    The Art Of Ponyo [Hardcover] (Artbook) 2013-11-05 (from $22.01)
    The Art Of Ponyo [Paperback] (Artbook) 2009-05-15 (from $27.99)
Blu-Ray
    Ponyo (Blu-Ray) 2010-03-02 (from $24.07)
DVD (Region 1)
    Ponyo (DVD) 2010-03-02 (from $18.98)
    Ponyo - Two-Disc Set + Plush Toy [Special Edition] (DVD) 2010-03-02
Graphic novel
    Ponyo - Film Comic (GN 1) 2009-04-07 (from $6.28)
    Ponyo - Film Comic (GN 2) 2009-04-07 (from $7.49)
    Ponyo - Film Comic (GN 3) 2009-08-04 (from $7.49)
    Ponyo - Film Comic (GN 4) 2009-08-04 (from $6.28)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hayao Miyazaki 
Screenplay: Hayao Miyazaki 
Music: Joe Hisaishi 
Original creator: Hayao Miyazaki 
Character Design: Katsuya Kondo 
Art Director: Noboru Yoshida 
Animation Director: Katsuya Kondo 
Sound Director: Eriko Kimura 
Director of Photography: Atsushi Okui 
Executive producer: Koji Hoshino 
Producer: Toshio Suzuki 

Advertising Producer:
Ai Nakanishi (TOHO) 
Hiroshi Yajima (TOHO Ad) 
Hiroyuki Orihara (TOHO Ad) 
Masaru Tsuchiya (TOHO Ad) 
Masaru Yabe (TOHO Ad) 
Michiyo Koyanagi (TOHO Ad) 
Mieko Hara (TOHO Ad) 
Nobuhiro Fukuda (TOHO) 
Nobutaka Nishida (TOHO) 
Rieko Matsuki (TOHO Ad) 
Shinpei Ise 
Tomoko Hosokawa 
Yukio Shinohara (TOHO Ad) 
Yūta Mizuki (TOHO Ad) 
Animation Check: Hitomi Tateno 
Assistant Animation Check:
Kaori Fujii 
Rie Nakagome 
Assistant Art Director:
Naomi Kasugai 
Naoya Tanaka 
Takashi Omori 
Assistant Director:
Kenji Imura 
Ryosuke Kiyokawa 
Assistant producer: Yōko Ihira 
Assistant Sound Engineer:
Takeshi Imaizumi 
Yumiko Shibusawa 
Auditing: Hirotaka Nakao 
Casting Coordination:
Ayumi Satō 
Motohiro Hatanaka 
Character Merchandise Development:
Kazumi Inaki 
Koichi Asano 
Mika Yasuda 
Naomi Atsuta 
Tomomi Imai 
Chief Production Manager:
Naoya Fujimaki 
Ryoichi Fukuyama 
Seiji Okuda 
Color design: Michiyo Yasuda 
Color Design Assistant:
Akane Kumakura 
Kazuko Yamada 
Yukie Tamura 
Color Management:
Aya Mashima 
Wataru Matsumoto 
Concert Master: Mun Su Choi 
Digital Cinema Mastering: Ken Okada 
Digital Optical Recording: Noboru Nishio 
Digital Special Effects: Keiko Itogawa 
Dolby Film Consultant:
Mikio Mori 
Tsutomu Kawahigashi 
DTS Mastering:
Atsushi Aikawa 
Mariko Konda 
Editing: Takeshi Seyama 
Film Development, Timing:
Hiroaki Hirabayashi 
Yoshihiro Ueno 
Film Preview Production: Keiichi Itagaki 
Film Recording:
Masashi Okoshi 
Rei Kumakura 
Foley: Mika Yamaguchi 
Lab Coordinator: Yuriko Sato 
Mix Engineer: Suminobu Hamada 
Music Copyright Manager: Takashi Nagai 
Optical Recording: Futoshi Ueda 
Piano Solos: Joe Hisaishi 
Production Advancement:
Shintarou Nakazawa 
Yumiko Miyoshi 
Production Affairs Manager: Shinsuke Nonaka 
Production Committee:
Akihiro Yamauchi (TOHO) 
Daizou Suzuki (d-rights) 
Goma Wakasugi (Dentsu) 
Haruhisa Murokawa (NTV) 
Hideyuki Takai (TOHO) 
Hikaru Onoda (TOHO) 
Kazuyoshi Yoshikawa (Hakuhodo DY Media Partners) 
Kino Arai (d-rights) 
Kouji Kishimoto (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment) 
Koutarou Sugiyama (Dentsu) 
Maiko Hirano (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment) 
Masatsugu Yabe (Hakuhodo DY Media Partners) 
Mayumi Hirakata (NTV) 
Megumi Yoshida (Hakuhodo DY Media Partners) 
Minami Ichikawa (TOHO) 
Miwa Matsuzumi (NTV) 
Naoto Hatakeyama (NTV) 
Nozomu Takahashi (NTV) 
Satoshi Chida (TOHO) 
Seiichiro Ujiie (NTV) 
Suzuko Fujimoto (NTV) 
Takashi Nishikawa (Hakuhodo DY Media Partners) 
Takashi Satou (Hakuhodo DY Media Partners) 
Takayuki Tsukagoshi (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment) 
Tatsuyoshi Takashima (Dentsu) 
Tetsuya Yamamoto (d-rights) 
Toichiro Shiraishi (Dentsu) 
Tomomasa Hosokawa (NTV) 
Tooru Itabashi (d-rights) 
Toshiya Takasaki (d-rights) 
Yasushi Matsushita (Dentsu) 
Yoshiko Nagasaki (NTV) 
Yoshinari Shimatani (TOHO) 
Yoshinobu Kosugi (NTV) 
Yoshio Yasunaga (Hakuhodo DY Media Partners) 
Yukio Yamashita (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment) 
Yuuji Shimamoto (Dentsu) 
Yuuko Muranaka (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment) 
Production Desk:
Kyohei Ito 
Yuichiro Mochizuki 
Programming:
Masafumi Inoue 
Shun Iwasawa 
Recording engineer: Suminobu Hamada 
Sound Effects: Koji Kasamatsu 
Sound Effects Assistant: Yoshiki Matsunaga 
Sound Engineer: Shuji Inoue 
Supervising Manager:
Miyuki Shimamiya 
Noriyoshi Tamagawa 
Theme Song Arrangement: Joe Hisaishi 
Theme Song Composition: Joe Hisaishi 
Theme Song Lyrics:
Hayao Miyazaki (supplemental) 
Katsuya Kondo 
Theme Song Performance:
Naoya Fujimaki 
Nozomi Ōhashi 
Takaaki Fujioka 
Hiroki Doi as Sōsuke 
Yuria Nana as Ponyo 

George Tokoro as Fujimoto 
Tomoko Yamaguchi as Risa 

Akiko Yano as Ponyo's sisters 
Emi Hiraoka as Kumiko 
Kazuko Yoshiyuki as Toki 
Kazushige Nagashima as Kōichi 
Rumi Hiiragi as Young Mother 
Tomoko Naraoka as Yoshie 
Yūki Amami as Guranmanmare 

Japanese companies
Advertising:
TOHO 
TOHO Ad 
Animation Production: Studio Ghibli 
Digital Paint: T2 Studio 
Distributor: TOHO 
Film Developing: Imagica 
Music Performance: New Japan Philharmonic 
Music Production Management: Wonder City 
Music Recording: Sumida Triphony Hall 
Special Support: Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd. 
Special Thanks:
LAWSON 
The Yomiuri Shimbun 
English staff
English cast
Script: Melissa Mathison 
Translation: Jim Hubbert 
ADR Editor: Mac Smith 
ADR Supervisor: Michael Silvers 
Assistant Dialogue Editor: Frank Clary 
Assistant Director:
Heather Fang 
Laurel Stout 
Assistant producer: Jim Rodkerick 
Associate producer:
Kevin Reher 
Paul Cichocki 
Business Affairs: Jody Weinberg Silverman 
Casting: Natalie Lyon 
Dialogue Recording:
Andy Wright 
Bobby Johanson 
Doc Kane 
Legal Affairs: Jody Weinberg Silverman 
Mix Technician: Tony Sereno 
Post-Production Coordinator: Eric Ziegler 
Production Finance:
Christopher Stewart 
Mark S. Greenberg 
Re-Recording Mizing: Michael Semanick 
Sound Recordists: Clint Smith 
Supervising Assistant Editor: Chris Gridley 
Theme Song Performance:
Frankie Jonas 
Noah Cyrus 
English companies
Licensed by: The Walt Disney Company (U.S.) 
Sound Recording: Skywalker Sound 
French cast
French staff
ADR Director: Jean-Marc Pannetier 

Adaptation: Jean-Marc Pannetier 
French companies
Broadcaster: TPS Star (from 8 September 2010) 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Alfonso Laguna (Spain dub) 
ADR Script: Alfonso Laguna (Spain dub) 

Direction de Casting:
Ignacio Rezzano 
Maximiliano Ventola 
Ana Esther Alborg as Ponyo(Spain dub) 
Elisabet Bargalló as Sosuke(Catalan dub) 
Lucila Gomez as Ponyo 
Núria Trifol as Ponyo(Catalan dub) 
Pilar Martín as Sosuke(Spain dub) 
Sol Nieto as Sosuke 

Alfonso Laguna as Fujimoto(Spain dub) 
Eva Lluch as Grandmammare(Catalan dub) 
Licia Alonso as Grandmammare(Spain dub) 
Marcelo Armand as Fujimoto 
Mercedes Cepeda as Lisa(Spain dub) 
TERESA MANRESA as Risa(Catalan dub) 
Toni Sevilla as Fujimoto(Catalan dub) 

Ariel Cisternino as Toki 
Carmen Contreras as
Kayo(Catalan dub) 
Toki(Catalan dub) 
Celia Ballester as Kayo(Spain dub) 
Diego Brizzi as Koichi 
Gustavo Bonfigli as Hombre Puerto 1 
Gustavo Bonfligi as Hombre Puerto 1 
Hernan Bravo as Periodista 
Javier Naldijan as Hombre Megafono 
Karin Savala as Anciana 2 
Karin Zavala as Old lady 
Laura Sordi as Anciana 1 
Leandro Dugatkin as Marinero 
Leto Dugatkin as Marinero 
Livia Fernan as Yoshi 
Lorena Muñoz as Mujer Geriatrico 
LOURDES LÓPEZ as Mother(Catalan dub) 
Luciana Falcon as Lisa 
Mara Campanelli as Mujer 
María Romero as Noriko(Spain dub) 
Marta Padovan as Yoshie(Catalan dub) 
Miriam Valencia as Kumiko(Spain dub) 
Natalia Rosminati as Kumico 
Oscar Castellanos as Koichi(Spain dub) 
Pedro Ruiz as Hombre Puerto 2 
Pilar Gentil as Toki(Spain dub) 
Selica Torcal as Yoshie(Spain dub) 
Silvia Aira as Noriko 
Sonia Vázquez as Child(Spain dub) 
Valeria Gomez as La Diosa del Mar 

Jordi Estupiñá(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Broadcaster:
Canal+ (Spain; 2010-12-28) 
Canal+ 2 (Spain; 2010-12-22) 
Canal+ Comedia (Spain; 2010-12-07) 
Canal+ Xtra (Spain; 2010-12-18) 
Distributor:
Aurum Producciones S.A. (Spain) 
Zima Entertainment (Mexico) 
Dubbing Studio:
EXA (Madrid) (Spain) 
International Soundstudio (Catalan dub) 
Video Dub 
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Gualtiero Cannarsi 

Dialogues: Gualtiero Cannarsi 
Dubbing Assistant: Daniela Inserra 
Mixing: Gianni Pallotto 
Sound Engineer: Giovanbattista Mariani 
Agnese Marteddu as Ponyo 
Ruggero Valli as Sosuke 

Laura Romano as Risa 
Massimo Corvo as Fujimoto 

Carlo Scipioni as Koichi 
Franca Lumachi as Toki 
Sabrina Duranti as Granmammare 
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Rai 4 
Distributor: Lucky Red 
Dubbing: TECHNICOLOR SPA 
German staff
German companies
(none)
German cast
(none)
Danish staff
Danish cast
Director: Chresten Speggers 
Danish companies
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dubbing Director: Ursula Bezerra (Brazil) 
Bianca Alencar as Ponyo(Brazil) 
Matheus Ferreira as Sosuke(Brazil) 

Cecília Lemes as Gran Mamare 
Filipe Duarte as Fujimoto 
Flora Paulita as Kumiko(Brazil) 
Gessy Fonseca as Toki 
Isaura Gomes as Yoshie(Brazil) 
Letícia Quinto as Lisa(Brazil) 
Luiz Antônio Lobue as Fujimoto(Brazil) 
Raquel Marinho as Jovem Mãe 
Wendel Bezerra as Kôichi(Brazil) 
Zaira Zordan as Noriko 

Arlete Montenegro as Koyo(Brazil) 
Carlos Macedo as Anchorman 
Giulia de Brito as Karen 
Marco Antonio Abreu as Âncora(Brazil) 
Wendel Bezerra as Jovem Pai 
Portuguese companies
Distributor: Play Arte 
Dubbing Studio: Álamo (Brazil) 
Swedish staff
Swedish cast
ADR Director: Hasse Jonsson 
Translation: Thomas Löwhagen 
Producer: Lasse Svensson 
(none)
Swedish companies
Distributor: Pan Vision 
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