Studiocanal have announced that they will release Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘The Boy and the Beast’ on Digital Download, DVD and Blu-ray on 4th September 2017.
The film revolves around a young orphaned boy living on the streets of Shibuya who is taken in by a gruff warrior beast looking for an apprentice. The voice cast includes Koji Yakusho, Shota Sometani, Aoi Miyazaki, Suzu Hirose, Yo Oizumi, and Lily Franky.
Synopsis: Kyuta is a young orphan boy living on the streets. One day, Kyuta loses his way and stumbles into the world of beasts, where he meets Kumatetsu, a warrior beast in search of the perfect apprentice. Kyuta becomes his disciple and, after a stormy beginning, the pair form a deep bond. But when a dark force threatens both worlds, their chance encounter becomes the ultimate test of strength, courage and friendship.
‘The Boy and the Beast’ is available for pre-order from Amazon.co.uk.