WHO-IS: "The son of a legendary samurai and goddess, Kubo is a scrappy 12-year-old with magical powers he’s only beginning to understand. A born storyteller, he learns his origami reenactments of his father’s past quests are actually real and he must embark on an epic quest beyond his wildest imagining and become the hero he was born to be." (Source)
Kubo is a born storyteller, raising money to care for his mother by entertaining his town’s villagers with origami reenactments of his father’s past heroics. But his relatively quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a spirit from his past which storms down from the heavens to enforce an age-old vendetta. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey and Beetle and sets out on a thrilling quest to save his family and unlock the secret of his legacy.
(Laika's "Kubo and the Two Strings" debuts August 19th, 2016 in USA)