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The long-awaited new film by Director Mamoru Hosoda! Journeys through time from a small yard – a story about family and life that connects the past and the future.
A small house with a small tree in a small yard in the corner of a city somewhere.
Kun, a spoiled little boy, has a new baby sister. Ever since her arrival, he misses his parents' affection and is baffled by things he has never experienced before. Then one day in the yard, he encounters a mysterious girl called Mirai who calls him "brother."

Guided by Mirai, Kun travels through time into stories about his family. It is the beginning of the little big brother's big adventure.

Magical worlds that await him. A mystery man who claims he was once a prince. A fantastical experience with his mother as a child. An encounter with a young man who bears a resemblance to his father.

And his discovery of "family love."

Through his adventures, Kun learns life lessons that help him grow in baby steps. Where does he finally end up? And what is the real reason for Mirai's visit?

Staff : Director, Screenplay, Original Story by Mamoru Hosoda
Animation Directors : Hiroyuki Aoyama, Ayako Hata
Art Directors : Takashi Omori, Yohei Takamatsu
Music Composer : Masakatsu Takagi
Opening and Main Theme Song by Tatsuro Yamashita
Moka Kamishiraishi (上白石萌歌)
Haru Kuroki (黒木華)
Gen Hoshino (星野源)
Kumiko Aso (麻生久美子)
Mitsuo Yoshihara (吉原光夫)
Yoshiko Miyazaki (宮崎美子)
Koji Yakusho (役所広司)
Masaharu Fukuyama (福山雅治)
Mamoru Hosoda (細田守)
Scenario Writer
Mamoru Hosoda (細田守)
Production Year
98 min.
International sales company
Nippon TV
Screen Size:1:1.85
Japanese Theatrical Release:July 20th, 2018
For more information (link to NIPPON TV)