Animecast: The Boy and the Beast


Mamoru Hosoda’s newest film The Boy and the Beast has finally released in North America on home video. Being the unfortunates who could not reach it in theaters, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to finally give their take on the newest title.

theboyandthebeastfeatNote: After giving a spoiler free review of The Boy and the Beast and following our outro music, we move on to a spoiler filled discussion of the movie. If you have not watched The Boy and the Beast, avoid listening beyond the 38:16 marker.

The intro music for this episode is called “The Beast of Festivities,” the outro is called “A Child Full of Life,” and the outro for the spoiler segment is called “Free the Wind” which are all composed by Masakatsu Takagi from The Boy and the Beast Soundtrack. All are available on iTunes.

We hope you all enjoy!

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Runtime: 57:25

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Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.