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Wolf Children (2012)

A strange story of love and parenting but the children are half-human, half-wolf.

Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy

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9.0

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Japan
Japanese
2012
Mamoru Hosoda
Amon Kabe, Aoi Miyazaki, Bunta Sugawara
117 min

Synopsis

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After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the son and daughter that she had with him. However, their inheritance of their father's traits prove to be a challenge for her.

Our Take

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Thu Phuong T

If you’re living alone and just came back home from a bad day, Wolf Children can make you feel like everything’s alright. It’s the kind of movie that feels like a warm hug and one that you will likely bookmark to get back to for this exact reason. Co-written and directed by Mamoru Hosoda, who’s most known for The Girl Who Leaps Through Time, the title is to be taken without any salt: it tells the, allegedly true, story of a woman raising children who are half-human and half-wolf. It all starts with Yuki studying at Tokyo University, where she meets a mysterious and handsome young man, who can turn into a wolf at will. They fall in love and have children inheriting this strange skill. This is where the colorful visuals and life-affirming vibe of this anime give way to a bleak narrative turn. Wolf Children is a strange story of love and parenting told in an imitable style.

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Reekie333

Simple yet captivating story. Completely heartwarming, features a beautiful soundtrack and amazing visuals.

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laziiman

A good movie to watch when looking for relaxing, calm good story.

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