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The Boy and the Beast(Movie, 2015)

Original title: "バケモノの子" (Japanese/JA)
PG-13
| 1h 59min | Genres: Animation, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Drama
The Boy and the BeastRating: 4.0/5 (with 478478 votes)
The Boy and the Beast (Japanese: バケモノの子, Hepburn: Bakemono no Ko, literally "The bakemono's child") is a 2015 Japanese animated action-adventure fantasy film written and directed by Mamoru Hosoda. The film stars the voices of Kōji Yakusho, Aoi Miyazaki, Shōta Sometani, Suzu Hirose, Kazuhiro Yamaji, Mamoru Miyano, Kappei Yamaguchi, Keishi Nagatsuka, Kumiko Asō, Haru Kuroki, Sumire Morohoshi, Momoka Ōno, Masahiko Tsugawa, Lily Franky and Yo Oizumi. It was released on July 11, 2015. It won Animation of the Year at the 37th Japan Academy Prizes and grossed ¥5.85 billion at the Japanese box office. ()
Movie poster of The Boy and the Beast

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Awards & Nominations for The Boy and the Beast

Japan Academy Prize for Animation of The Year

About The Boy and the Beast

Kyuta, a boy living in Shibuya, and Kumatetsu, a lonesome beast from Jutengai, an imaginary world. One day, Kyuta forays into the imaginary world and, as he's looking for his way back, meets Kumatetsu who becomes his spirit guide. That encounter leads them to many adventures.

Trailer for The Boy and the Beast + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

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Production country: Japan
Original language: Japanese (JA)
Spoken languages: Japanese (JA)
Translated into 26 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 03/04/2016 (World premiere: 07/11/2015)
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Screenwriter: Mamoru Hosoda
Composer: Takagi Masakatsu
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Le garçon et la bête"
"Bakemono no Ko"
"Дитя чудовища"

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