It was announced at a press conference in Tokyo that a new animated movie titled Bakemono no Ko
will premiere on July 11, 2015. The movie will be directed by Mamoru Hosoda
who also created and worked on the movie's script.
The upcoming movie will be set in two worlds—a human realm and a bakemono realm. The story follows a young boy and a bakemono (supernatural creature) named Kyuta. According to the movie poster, the tagline will be a "new action flick."
The staff was announced, and the cast list will be announced when the team has the cast decided.
Director, Script, Original Story: Mamoru Hosoda
Illustration Director: TakaakiYamashita
, Tatsuzou Nishida
Art Director: Takashi Oomori, Youhei Takamatsu
, Youichi Nishikawa
Music: Masakatsu Takagi
General Producer: Seiji Okuda
Executive Producer: Daisuke Kadoya
Producer: Yuichiro Saito
Studio: Studio Chizu
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Bakemono no Ko