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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Dir: Ayumu Watanabe. Japanese-language Animation/Comedy/Drama. Based on the novel by Kanako Nishi. After an uncertain upbringing, an 11 year-old girl (voice of Cocomi) and her mother (voice of Shinobu Ôtake) settle in a small town and attempt to fit in with the locals.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Appearance versus reality
  • Mother/child bonds
  • Embracing uniqueness

Classification rationale

Rated PG for alcohol and tobacco use

Classification date

May 27, 2022

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