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Aro Recommended Boy and the Beast, The


Japan 2015, 118 minutes
Dir. Mamoru Hosoda
In Japanese with English subtitles
Rating: [PG] violence & coarse language
Genres: Family / Anime


Synopsis: Inventive fantasy about a young orphaned boy living on the streets of Shibuya who stumbles upon a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by a gruff warrior beast looking for an apprentice.

“An action-packed buddy movie that strategically combines several of Japanese fans' favorite ingredients: conflicted teens, supernatural creatures and epic battles.”~Peter Debruge, Variety

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DVD Features

  • cast and/or crew interviews
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • trailers
  • aspect ratio: 16:9
  • 2-disc set

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