The Boy and the Beast Synopsis
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.
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Movie Reviews


By mauryfrench
This film is brilliant. I will not yet put Hosoda on the level with Miyazaki, but he is doing a wonderful job on his own. The film went well beyond my expectations. Also, as is quite common with...

By jeff723
Beautiful animation. Engaging story....

Hosoda's done it again!

By StrawHatChopper
If you're a fan of Mamoru Hosoda's previous films (or if you dont know about him at all), you NEED to go see this film!...

Bakemono no ko - The Boy and the Beast (SPOILERS)

By mhuber6502
As sad as I am to say it, I was a little disappointed. It was a great film, and I liked it but it felt like it was missing something. The ending felt "off" if you will. Kumatetsu, a bumbling,...


By rubyyiscool
This movie was very enjoyable to watch Very lively, colorful, and full of emotions. If you love studio ghibli films then this is another animation you'll start to love too....


By lovincent09
Great story and awesome characters...

Great Story

By blackracoon25
I really liked the message, the story was great! I found my self almost cheering during the fighting scenes. Haha, it was very funny as well, a very well rounded movie experience for any age....


By SlyEchidna
The movie was wonderfully charming and kept my full attention from beginning to end. Looking forward to a Blu-ray release!...

great film

By riku7892
i thought the film was great beautiful story and great characters would not mind seeing it again....

I wish I knew it was a sub

By theanimeking
It was a good movie don't get me wrong but I when the trailer is in English and there is no word saying its a sub instead of dub and you find out it is a sub its kind of disheartening....

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Rated PG-13 | For Some violence and language.