What parents need to know
Parents need to know that Mirai is an anime fantasy film about a young boy who learns to adjust to a new baby sister in a magical way. After his parents (voiced by John Cho and Rebecca Hall) bring home new baby sister Mirai, 4-year-old Kun is overcome with jealousy and sadness. He sneaks away to the backyard, where a magical family tree turns his world upside down. He travels through time and meets his family members at different ages, including a teen version of Mirai. With her help, Kun is able to change his perspective on family and welcome the new baby into his life. This film looks like a sweet, original take on an older sibling coming to terms with a new brother or sister. Although the main character is a preschooler, parents might want to be careful with young or sensitive viewers, as there could be some scary images or situations.
For kids who love anime and sibling stories
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