One day, a lonely boy meets Kumatetsu the beast and decides to go live with him, outside the human world, in order to grow stronger. At first they fight about everything, but through the boy’s apprenticeship, they’ll wind up bonding as strongly as a father would with his son. Master Hosoda returns with a fable about how young people mature in today's society.
In 1991 he began to work for Toei Animation. Creator of the famous TV series Digimon, he has won the Anima’t Award three times, with The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (06), Summer Wars (09) and Wolf Children (12).