One day, he finds a princess in a bamboo. The princess is only the size of a finger. Her name is Kaguya. When Kaguya grows up, 5 men from prestigious families propose to her. Kaguya asks the men to find memorable marriage gifts for her, but the 5 men are unable to find what Kaguya wants. Then, the Emperor of Japan proposes to her.
The film is directed by Isao Takahata, and voices are provided by Beau Bridges, James Caan, Dean Cain, Caitlyn Leone, Lucy Liu, James Marsden, Oliver Platt, Mary Steenburgen and Chloë Grace Moretz as Princess Kaguya.
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya hasn’t yet got a UK release date, but fans of Studio Ghibli should be well catered for.
Check out the teaser trailer below and click on the poster for the full-size image:
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