THE BOY AND THE BEAST

THE BOY AND THE BEAST is a Japanese animated fantasy adventure about an orphan boy who discovers a parallel world of magical beasts who behave just like humans.
BBFC reference: 
AFF337810
Registration number: 
CFJ39298
Parent release: 
AZF337810
Certification: 
Classification date: 
Monday, 11 April 2016
Main language: 
Approved footage: 
10777+8
Distributers: 
Studio Canal
Release date: 
Friday, 29 April 2016
Approved running time: 
119m 45s
Type: 
Directors: 
Mamoru Hosoda
Cast: 
Suzu Hirose (voice),Haru Kuroki (voice),Mamoru Miyano (voice),Aoi Miyazaki (voice),Kumiko Aso (voice),Keishi Nagatsuka (voice)
Consumer advice: 
moderate violence
BBFC insight: 

<p>THE BOY AND THE BEAST is a Japanese animated fantasy adventure about an orphan boy who discovers a parallel world of magical beasts who behave just like humans.</p><dl><dt>Violence</dt><dd><p>There is moderate violence in scenes featuring fights between animal characters with human attributes. The fighting is occasionally sustained and features punches and kicks, as well as strikes with sticks and swords. A character is stabbed through the back with a sword that results in stylised bloodshed.</p></dd></dl><p>There is also mild bad language which includes uses of 'hell', 'damn', 'butt'. 'jerk', 'bastard' and 'crap'.</p>

Cut version exists: 
This release was cut: 
Cuts replaced: 
Season number: 
0
Episode number: 
0
BBFC insight date: 
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
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