Ren is a 9-year-old orphan boy who prefers to roam the streets of Tokyo than live with his relatives. One night he discovers an entrance to a parallel universe called Jutengai, which contains many beast-like creatures. Among these beasts is a warrior bear named Kumatetsu.
Ren admires the fighting skills he sees in Kumatetsu and asks to learn from the warrior. At first the two clash a lot but they eventually become friends and live together for many years. At the age of 17 Ren feels the need to go back to his own world where he meets a young girl called Kaede. He now has to choose between living as a human or a beast.
There are some violent scenes in this movie such as:
In addition there are also several scary scenes, which would frighten young kids such as:
The messages of the story are that you should get to know someone before making a judgement about them and that it’s important to ask for help when needed and to listen to people who have more knowledge or wisdom about a matter.
Content is age appropriate for children this age
Some content may not be appropriate for children this age. Parental guidance recommended
Content is not age appropriate for children this age