Modest Heroes (Ponokku tanpen gekijô: Chiisa na eiyû - Kani to tamago to tômei ningen) Reviews

January 19, 2019
An inspirational opportunity to highlight the strengths of short-form animation.
January 14, 2019
Unfortunately like Mary and the Witch's Flower the film doesn't quite live up to the great potential the studio offers. It's a harmless grouping of shorts but one that will soon be forgotten
January 10, 2019
As a chance to see some of Japan's finest up-and-coming animators at work, good things come in small packages.
January 10, 2019
The writer/directors all give something unique - both visually and from a storytelling viewpoint - and that's a bold and heartening sign for Ponoc's future.
January 10, 2019
Modest Heroes is a satisfying sophomore effort from Studio Ponoc, a collection of shorts that, together, resonate with the sentiment of that most joyous and courageous of adages made famous by the likes of Rod Serling.
December 3, 2018
Hiromasa Yonebayashi has created a world that feels real but gives him absolute narrative control.
September 27, 2018
Modest Heroes is solid from start to finish, and does a great job illustrating Studio Ponoc's range.