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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Violence


Japanese-language Animated/Fantasy. Pirates (voices of Mayumi Tanaka, Kazuya Nakai, Akemi Okamura) from all over the world converge to participate in a big treasure hunt.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of cursing; infrequent use of vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, most in a fantasy context – some blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of frightening monsters and transformations – some detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Teamwork and competition
  • Greed
  • Pushing oneself beyond their limits

Classification rationale

Rated PG for genre violence, frightening scenes, and smoking

Classification date

October 22, 2019