"On August 15th, they told us we had lost the war. At that time, we did not really understand. Then one day, everything changed. Many soldiers, wearing uniforms we had never seen before, arrived on the island. That was the day I met Tanya."
In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast... and on the unhealed border of this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two different countries timidly blossomed, striving to overcome language barriers and the waves of history.
Junpei (10) and Kanta (7) are two brothers who live with their father Tatsuo on Shikotan, a tiny island off the northernmost shores of Japan. As Japan surrender on August 15, 1945, the island becomes Soviet Union territory, and for the Japanese community, a new life with the Soviet citizens who have moved onto the island begins...
Starring Kota Yokoyama (Junpei), Polina Ilyushenko (Tanya) and Junya Taniai (Kanta), from Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell, Kill Bill Vol.1) comes the award winning, Giovanni's Island, released on DVD and Blu-Ray on 12th January 2015, courtesy of Anime Ltd.
- Digital art gallery
- Making of (30 mins approx)
- Music clip
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.