Hana is a 19-year-old student who falls in a fairy-tale like love with a wolf man. Over the course of the 13-year story Hana gives birth to two children - older sister Yuki, and younger brother Ame, or Snow and Rain. At first the family quietly lives in the city trying to hide their wolf heritage, but when the wolf man suddenly dies Hana makes the decision to move to a rural town, far from their previous city life.
It’s from the director of Summer Wars and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. For most readers, that’ll be enough to get you watching Mamoru Hosoda’s new film The Wolf Children, which has a limited cinema release before it comes to Blu-ray and DVD on December 23. If you don’t know who Hosoda is, then see his film anyway. It’s just as accessible and universal as his past work (and perhaps more so; it doesn’t have any virtual realities or alternate timelines to contend with).
Japan’s technophilia was born and fostered during the Meiji Era (1868-1912), as it sought to catch up with the American and European powers that came knocking on its door and opened the country up to the wider world.
The hugely popular electro-pop trio Perfume will be celebrating their latest European vinyl album “Cosmic Explorer” and Blu-ray release of feature-length documentary “WE ARE Perfume - WORLD TOUR 3rd DOCUMENT" with an official gallery exhibition in London, 6-7 August.
Discover the origins of the Halo series’ legendary Master Chief and the Spartan program. Based on the novel that has sold over one million copies by Eric Nylund, Halo: The Fall of Reach is available now on Blu-ray and DVD.