International Title
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Japanese Title
 宇宙兄弟
 [Uchu Kyodai]
Production: Toho / Kodansha / Yahoo! / Dentsu / Tokyo FM / Nippon Shuppan / Tristone
Distributor: Toho Japan: 2012
  Time: 129 minutes
 
Initial US Title
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US Distributor: - Time: -
Alternate Movie Titles:
Space Brothers [Literal translation]



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Details
As children, Mutta Nanba and Hibito Nanba think they see a UFO heading toward the moon that sparks a lifelong ambition to fly into space together. Years later, in 2025, older brother Mutta works for an automotive company while younger brother Hibito has followed his dream and become an astronaut. After Mutta loses his automotive job, however, he sets his sight on living up to their childhood promise with his younger brother.

Staff
Directed by Yoshitaka Mori
Writing credits Chuya Koyama
Produced by Kenzo Abe, Genki Kawamura, Hisashi Usui, Yasuhiro Tsukada, Akihiro Yamauchi, Eisaku Yoshikawa, Tomio Yoshioka, Hiroshi Hattori, Minami Ichikawa, Toru Ichikawa, Hiroaki Kitano, Seiji Sato
Music by Takayuki Hattori, Coldplay
Cinematography by Naoki Kayano
Film Editing by Ryuji Miyajima
Production Design by Yuji Tsuzuki
Assistant Director Jessica Potter
Director of Special Effects Katsuro Onoue, Yasuo Koga
Cast
Mutta Nanba Shun Oguri
Hibito Nanba Masaki Okada
Serika Ito Kumiko Aso
Yasushi Furuya Gaku Hamada
Yamato Mizoguchi Hirofumi Arai
Kenji Makabe Yoshio Inoue
Naoto Fukuda Sansei Shiomi
Tadashi Hoshika Shinichi Tsutsumi
Mutta and Hibito's Mother Aiko Morishita
Mutta and Hibito's Father Toru Masuoka
Sakura Gondawara Keiko Horiuchi
Mutta Nanba (Child) Rei Nakano
Hibito Nanba (Child) Kaito Nakashima
Tetsutaro Tsurumi Mitsuru Fukikoshi
Jack Johnson Niclas Ericsson
Reporters Motoki Kobayashi, Kasey Cummings, Kendall Carter
Buzz Aldrin Buzz Aldrin
- Masahiko Nishimura
- Toshihiro Yashiba
- Usou Ozaki
- Mari Nishio
- Hideyuki Kasahara
- Shingo Gotsuji
Monster Appearances Aliens, SDF, Misc
None N/A

Posters

Box Office
Release Date: May 5, 2012 (Japan)
Opening Weekend: ¥380,989,396 / $4,773,705 (Japan, 322 Theaters)
Total: ¥1,570,000,000 / $20,000,000 (Japan, Rough Figure)

DVDs and Blu-Ray
Region 2 Space Brothers Standard Edition Toho (2012)
Blu-Ray Space Brothers Special Edition Toho (2012)

Reviews
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