• The World of Mamoru HOSODA
The Boy and the Beast
[ バケモノの子 ]
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
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10/30 10:40- (119min) -
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Guest (tentative): Talk show: Mamoru Hosoda(Director), Masaya Matsushima(Curator and Senior Manager, Regular Exhibitions Coordination Tokyo National Museum)
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One day, a lonely boy Kyuta encounters a Beast, Kumatetsu, and decides to become the Beast's apprentice in order to get strong. They clash about everything at first, but their shared experience helps both of them mature. Gradually a bond develops between them just like a real father and son. The story of fathers who celebrate the growth of children.
Director Mamoru Hosoda

Born in 1967, Toyama prefecture. He was an animator and director in Toei Doga (now Toei Animation), before going freelance. After directing The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006) and SUMMER WARS (2009), he became a rising figure both in Japan and abroad. In 2011, he established Studio Chizu, and released Wolf Children (2012). His latest film The Boy and the Beast (2015) drew an audience of 4.59 million in Japan.

Staff Director/Screenplay/Original Story : Mamoru Hosoda
Animation Director : Takaaki Yamashita
Animation Director : Tatsuzo Nishita
Art Director : Takashi Omori
Art Director : Yohei Takamatsu
Art Director : Yoichi Nishikawa
Art Setting : Anri Jojo
Stylist : Daisuke Iga
CG Director : Ryo Horibe
Music : Masakatsu Takagi
Theme Song : Mr.Children
Cast Koji Yakusho
Aoi Miyazaki
Shota Sometani
Suzu Hirose
119min. Color Japanese [Subtitled in English] | 2015 Japan | Distributor in Japan: TOHO CO., LTD.
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