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Boy and the Beast producer confirms Hosoda is already working on new film

At the end of an event marking the home release of Bakemono no Ko (The Boy and the Beast) held in Tokyo on March 6th, Yuichiro Saito, Studio Chizu’s producer, reflected on how the new film Mamoru Hosoda is working on will be a progression from his last. He said, “Hosoda has now started making his new film again. Because there was Okami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki (Wolf Children)Bakemono no Ko was able to be born. So I think his next story will be filled with new challenges, which can be made because of Bakemono no Ko.”

Hosoda’s fourth feature The Boy and the Beast surpassed Wolf Children’s 2012 box office record of 4.22 billion yen to earn 5.85 billion yen overall, setting it up as the second top-grossing movie of the year in Japan. It also went on to earn its director his fourth Animation of the Year award in the Japan Academy Prize, so it certainly seems the new film to follow can only move up in the world from there.

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