Okay family drama with a very visually pleasing cyber world sprinkled in
over 3 years
Rather cliche and the ending is expected but an interesting enough idea.
over 4 years
great mix of a heart warming family story and cyber world action goodness
almost 5 years
Family coming together to save the world through computers. LOVED IT!!!
Justin L. Clemons
over 5 years
Everything will eventually be ran by computers. Why not fight corruption with avatar?
over 5 years
Saving the world through video games- with your family! So Japanese
A fantastic, imaginative world that hinges on the internet cyberworld of tomorrow. Lovely.
over 6 years
The animation and plot were great! The subtle romance added in was quite nice as well. :)
almost 7 years
Run of the mill anime film. Close to Pokemon but nowhere near as good or interesting.
Great animation with pro-family ideals. Few films make me smile so
A visually exciting world about the bond of family. Madhouse at their finest.
A really fun, really well animated movie. Like Digimon for grown-ups.
Summer Wars (サマーウォーズ, Samā Wōzu) is a 2009 Japanese animated science fiction romance film directed by Mamoru Hosoda, animated by Madhouse and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film's voice cast includes Ryunosuke Kamiki, Nanami Sakuraba, Mitsuki Tanimura, Sumiko Fuji and Ayumu Saitō. The film tells the story of Kenji Koiso, a timid eleventh-grade math genius who is taken to Ueda by twelfth-grade student Natsuki Shinohara to celebrate her great-grandmother's 90th birthday. However, he is falsely implicated in the hacking of a virtual world by an artificial intelligence. Kenji must repair the damage done to the virtual world and he must find a way to stop the artificial intelligence from causing any further damage.
After producing The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Madhouse was asked to produce the next film. Hosoda and writer Satoko Okudera conceived a story about a social network and a stranger's connection with a family. The real-life city of Ueda was chosen as the setting for...