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2015

Bakemono no ko

THE BOY AND THE BEAST

バケモノの子

(c)2015 THE BOY AND THE BEAST FILM PARTNERS

(c)2015 THE BOY AND THE BEAST FILM PARTNERS

(c)2015 THE BOY AND THE BEAST FILM PARTNERS

(c)2015 THE BOY AND THE BEAST FILM PARTNERS

Release Date
July, 11th, 2015
Running Time
119 min
Genre
Action/Adventure , Drama , Children/Family , Animation
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP, Blu-ray, DVD, HDCAM)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

NTV, STUDIO CHIZU, KADOKAWA, TOHO, VAP, DENTSU, YOMIURI TELECASTING CORPORATION, D.N. dreampartners

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOHO

[ Production Studio ]

STUDIO CHIZU

[ Story ]

A feature-length animated film based on an original screenplay, created by Studio Chizu and Hosoda Mamoru, director of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, SUMMER WARS, and Wolf Children. A lonely boy unexpectedly becomes the disciple of abeast. Together, they become mature, and gradually create a strong bond equal to that of a true father-son relationship.
One day, a boy (voice: Miyazaki Aoi) meets a beast named Kumatetsu (voice: Yakusho Koji), and becomes his disciple out of a desire to grow stronger. He is given the new name "Kyuta," and the two enter a strange arrangement that involves living and training together.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.bakemono-no-ko.jp

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2015 Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF Kids
2015 San Sebastian International Film Festival, Competition
2015 Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Anima't

[ Contact (International) ]

STUDIO CHIZU LLP
30F, 1-6-1 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-7444
Rep: ITO Kyo (Nippon Television)
Attn: KIMURA Asuka (Nippon Television)
tel: +81 3 6215 3028
E-mail: kimura-a.stf@ntv.co.jp