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Sep 12, 2019
I want to start by saying that the top review by Karhu is incredibly unfair as I can only assume he has NO first-hand experience raising small children--especially not a newborn and toddler simultaneously.

Throughout the story Kun is very evidently NOT being neglected, he's only being a very spoiled and needy child out of jealousy of not being the center of attention, and whenever his parents have to stop paying attention to him for extremely valid reasons, such as WORK (the dad is not scrolling memes, he's working), cooking, taking care of the infant's needs, or just being beat tired and attempting to get a read more
Sep 2, 2019
Preliminary
The CGI is really bad looking, the character movement and expressions are awkward and the lip syncing (even in the Japanese) is really badly off.

The characters themselves are all over-the-top, and the protagonist is utterly devoid of personality and could easily be replaced with a happy puppy instead and you'd barely notice, and she laughs WAY too much at EVERYTHING. It wouldn't be so bad except that they can't just have her laughing as she does things, they constantly cut away to show you a close-up shot of her stopping to laugh at every single thing.

The story starts out looking promising, but there's major flaws read more
Sep 12, 2017
It's really trying to be a Miyazaki film, and on some levels, totally accomplishes this, and on others, completely misses the mark.

It's good and entertaining for a first time watch and I'd recommend it, but after the conclusion, you realize there was a LOT of unresolved plot points that you really wish would be resolved, especially a major one involving the overall fate of the magical world the story takes place in, which is left completely up in the air, as the main characters are completely unconcerned with this...which I suppose is fair, considering they went there for a purpose, and not every person would read more