Mirai to Receive a World Premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Although this news doesn’t effect its upcoming UK cinema, and in turn Home Video, it is interesting news and worth sharing; as Mamoru Hosoda’s latest feature-length-film Mirai will receive it’s World Premiere at this years Cannes Film Festival – which is a first for any Japanese animated film.

Synopsis: The birth of a sibling is a joyous time for many, but not for Kun. Four years old and spoiled rotten, he sees baby sister Mirai as competition for his parents’ love. Amidst the luscious leaves of a mysterious garden, a magical encounter with his little sister from the future will send the siblings on an intimate journey through time and space, to confront the boy’s uncertain feelings and prepare him to be the big brother he needs to be.

Mamoru Hosoda’s feature-length-film Mirai will be released in UK cinemas later this year, with a home video release to follow shortly after. Further details will be announced in the near future via Anime Limited.

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About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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