WOLF CHILDREN [ J-MOVIE ]

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” WOLF CHILDREN is a 2012 Japanese animated film. Hana falls in love with a Wolf Man. After the Wolf Man’s death, Hana decides to move to a rural town to continue raising her two wolf children Ame and Yuki, Hana gave them the chance to choose what kind of life they wanted – To be a WOLF or HUMAN.

Wolf Children was the second-highest grossing film in Japan on its debut weekend of 21–22 July 2012, In total, Wolf Children grossed 4.2 billion yen, making the 5th highest grossing movie in Japan in 2012.

Wolf Children won the 2013 Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year, the 2012 Mainichi Film Award for Best Animation Film, and the 2013 Animation of the Year award at TAF. It has also won two awards at the Oslo Films from the South festival in Norway: the main award, the Silver Mirror, and the audience award. Wolf Children won an Audience Award at 2013 New York International Children’s Film Festival.

My verdict: 9/10

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