A young boy with a magical gift sets out on a thrilling quest to discover his family’s legacy in LAIKA’s newest film, Kubo and the Two Strings. The latest masterpiece from the animation studio behind the Academy Award®-nominated films Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls available now on Digital and Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on 16th January from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
To celebrate the release we have another look at how this magical word was created in several behind the scenes featurettes. From the mythology, creating an epic even the how the water was animated right down to movies creatures…
Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan from acclaimed animation studio LAIKA. Clever, kindhearted Kubo ( Art Parkinson of Game of Thrones) ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town including Hosato (George Takei), Akihiro (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa) and Kameyo ( Brenda Vaccaro). But his relatively quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a spirit from his past which storms down from the heavens to enforce an age-old vendetta.
You can read our first review and our second reviews here. Kubo And The Two Strings is available now on Digital and Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on 16th January from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.