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Bakemono no ko (2015)

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

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bryn Apprill ...
Kaede (voice)
Kumiko Asô ...
Kyuta's Mother (voice)
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Ichirohiko (Young) (voice)
Jessica Cavanagh ...
Kyuta's Mother (voice)
Luci Christian ...
Kyuta (Young) (voice)
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Monk Momoaki (voice) (as Lily Frankie)
Josh Grelle ...
Jiromaru (Teen) (voice)
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Iozen (voice)
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Kaede (voice)
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Kyuta's Father (voice)
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Brittney Karbowski ...
Jiromaru (Young) (voice)
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Young Ichirohiko (voice)
Mamoru Miyano ...
Ichirohiko (voice)
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Young Kyuta (voice)
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The latest feature film from award-winning Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children): When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by Kumatetsu, a gruff, rough-around-the-edges warrior beast who's been searching for the perfect apprentice. Despite their constant bickering, Kyuta and Kumatetsu begin training together and slowly form a bond as surrogate father and son. But when a deep darkness threatens to throw the human and beast worlds into chaos, the strong bond between this unlikely family will be put to ultimate test-a final showdown that will only be won if the two can finally work together using all of their combined strength and courage.

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and language | See all certifications »

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2 February 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El niño y la bestia  »

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$274,247 (USA) (4 March 2016)

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$446,142 (USA) (11 March 2016)
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In Spain was released in 37 theaters of 20 provinces in dubbed version / subtitled version (13 theaters). See more »

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Great anime movie!!!
23 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

So, I finally watch this movie, and I never expected how good will be. The story can be very familiar, it has and been used before but, how is told in this movie and how the characters grows through it, really brings this anime in a different level. I got emotional during the movie and had this feeling of affection for this characters. The story develops really well, with great pace and giving time for the characters to grow. The animation is great and very well done with simplistic style but in a great way. At the end I was so glad that I just invested 2 hours of my time in this anime. Great movie, great story telling, great animation, what else you need? I really recommend this movie!!! So good!!! giving 10/10.


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