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The Boy and The Beast / Bakemono no Ko

###The Boy and The Beast / Bakemono no Ko

Genres: adventure, drama, fantasy
Themes: beast
Running time: 119 minutes
Vintage: 2015-07-11

Plot Summary: There is the human realm and the bakemono realm (“Jūtengai”). In these two worlds which must not intersect, there lives a lonely boy in Tokyo’s Shibuya ward and a lonely bakemono. One day, the boy gets lost in the bakemono world, becomes the disciple of the bakemono Kumatetsu, and is renamed Kyūta.

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[size=16]FUNi PR: Funimation Acquires US Rights to The Boy & the Beast[/size]

[size=16]Funimation Licenses Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Film[/size]
posted on 2015-05-15 16:00 EDT
Film to open in select US theaters this year; wide release slated for early 2016

[size=16]Rock Band Mr. Children Performs Theme for Hosoda’s The Boy & The Beast[/size]
posted on 2015-05-31 17:00 EDT
"Starting Over" debuts on June 4 album, before Summer Wars helmer’s latest film opens on July 11

[size=16]Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Film Previews Mr. Children Theme in New Trailers[/size]
posted on 2015-06-01 00:44 EDT
Summer Wars director’s July 11 film about boy trained by supernatural creature

[size=16]Madman Streams The Boy and the Beast Film’s 2nd Trailer with English Subtitles[/size]
posted on 2015-06-05 04:15 EDT
Mamoru Hosoda’s film about boy trained by supernatural creature opens on July 11 in Japan

[size=16]Summer Wars’ Mamoru Hosoda Makes 1st New Film in 3 Years[/size]
posted on 2014-12-11 03:30 EST
The Boy and The Beast, about boy trained by supernatural creature, to open on July 11

[size=16]Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Film’s 1st Teaser Unveiled[/size]
posted on 2014-12-12 07:18 EST
Film about boy trained by supernatural creature, to open on July 11

[size=16]Kōji Yakusho, Aoi Miyazaki, Shōta Sometani Star in Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Film[/size]
posted on 2015-04-12 20:00 EDT
Cast announced for Summer Wars/Wolf Children director’s latest film

[size=16]The Boy and the Beast’s Trailer, 2nd Teaser Posted[/size]
posted on 2015-04-12 23:25 EDT
Film about boy trained by supernatural creature opens on July 11

[size=16]Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Trailer English-Subtitled[/size]
posted on 2015-04-22 01:00 EDT
Film about boy trained by supernatural creature opens on July 11 in Japan

[size=16]Mamoru Hosoda Directs Boy & The Beast’s Suntory Drink Crossover Ads[/size]
posted on 2015-06-25 15:00 EDT
Summer Wars director’s studio animates campaign between his new film, Green Da-Ka-Ra mascots

[size=16]Mamoru Hosoda’s 2nd Boy & The Beast/Suntory Drink Crossover Ad Posted[/size]
posted on 2015-07-01 10:30 EDT
Summer Wars director’s studio animates campaign between his new film & Green Da-Ka-Ra mascots

[size=16]The Boy and the Beast Film Debuts at #1, Earns 667 Million Yen in 1st Weekend[/size]
posted on 2015-07-13 09:00 EDT

###Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Film Earns Just Under 500 Million Yen in 2nd Weekend
posted on 2015-07-23 04:15 EDT

posted July 25, 2015
13:31:17 < bay|Ota|FUNimation > The Boy and the Beast
13:31:23 <bay|Ota|FUNimation> the new movie from Mamoru Hosoda
13:31:27 <bay|Ota|FUNimation> coming to theaters 2016
Look for “The Boy and The Beast” in select theaters in late 2015 and nationwide in early 2016

###Hosoda’s Boy & the Beast Film Ranks #2
posted on 2015-07-28 05:50 EDT
The Boy and The Beast grossed more than 2.5 billion yen, watched 1.98 million times

###Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Film Sells 3 Million Tickets
posted on 2015-08-10 05:00 EDT

###Spain’s San Sebastian to Show Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast
posted on 2015-08-11 13:30 EDT
Will be the 1st animated film to play in competition for Golden Shell

###Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Film Surpasses Wolf Children in Box Office Earnings
posted on 2015-08-18 15:00 EDT

###Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Film Tops 5 Billion Yen
posted on 2015-08-25 04:39 EDT
Sells nearly 4 million tickets

###New Mamoru Hosoda Film at London Film Festival
posted on 2015-09-01 12:47 EDT

[size=16]Austin’s Fantastic Fest to Show Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Film[/size]
2015-09-12 22:00 EDT
September 24-October 1 film festival holds U.S. premiere of new Mamoru Hosoda film

[size=16]Hawaii Int’l Film Fest to Screen The Boy And The Beast[/size]
2015-10-07 17:40 EDT
Nationwide theatrical release set for early 2016

[size=16]The Boy and the Beast Submitted For Animated Feature Oscar[/size]
posted on 2015-11-05 13:50 EST
16 films submitted for nomination

[size=16]Studio Chizu Files The Boy and the Beast, Wolf Children Trademarks in Japan[/size]
posted on 2015-11-17 04:15 EST

https://twitter.com/jsyadao/status/670768942680412160

Ooh, @FUNimation is bringing Boy and the Beast to theaters in February. Looking forward to it. :slight_smile: #funimationpanel #AMHI

[size=16]The Boy and The Beast Nominated for Annie Awards[/size]
posted on 2015-12-01 13:30 EST

[size=16]Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast Film Plays in Beverly Hills, California[/size]
posted on 2015-12-05 09:55 EST
Latest by director of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children

[size=16]U.S. Theater Chain AMC Lists The Boy and the Beast Anime Film as Opening in February[/size]
posted on 2016-01-09 16:45 EST
Independent theaters in California, Massachusetts list March opening

[size=16]The Boy & the Beast Earns Japan Academy Prize Nod[/size]
posted on 2016-01-18 03:45 EST
Top award to be presented on March 4

[size=16]The Boy and the Beast’s English Dub Cast, March Opening Announced[/size]
posted on 2016-01-19 12:44 EST
Luci Christian, Eric Vale, John Swasey, Bryn Apprill listed to star in latest Mamoru Hosoda anime film

[size=16]NY Int’l Children’s Film Fest to Show The Boy & the Beast, Hana & Alice[/size]
posted on 2016-01-27 03:00 EST
Festival to screen Mamoru Hosoda’s latest on February 26, before March theatrical opening

The Boy and the Beast - Japanese Theatrical Trailer (English Subtitles)

The Boy and the Beast (English Dub) - Theatrical Trailer

[size=19]The Boy and The Beast Shut Out of Annie Awards[/size]
posted on 2016-02-07 00:46 EST