Sentai Filmworks has announced the license of The Life of Budori Gusko, a 2012 anime movie based on the work of beloved author/poet Kenji Miyazawa.
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Based on the 1932 fantasy novel by Kenji Miyazawa, the film is a fairy tale that follows an anthromorphic cat named Budori living in the forests of Ihatov. After a series of misfortunes, including the spiriting away of his beloved sister, Budori sets off to build a better life – but a deadly winter is coming, and Budori finds himself the unlikely hero with a plan that can save everyone.
The Life of Budori Gusko will soon be available on select digital outlets, with a home video release to follow.