This sweet and fanciful anime feature follows the story of Hana, a young college student who falls in love with a magical man named Ookami - who is also a wolf. Nothing like the scary werewolves of legend, Ookami is loving and gentle both in his human and wolf forms. Soon, Hana and Ookami begin a life together with two beautiful children. But when Ookami goes missing one day, Hanna finds herself alone with her pack, struggling to teach her unique son and daughter about the wilder side of their heritage.
"[T]old in a one-of-a-kind style....The visuals are colorful and at times lyrical..." - 09/26/2013 Los Angeles Times
"Lyrical and poetic....WOLF CHILDREN is a moving and charming effort..." - 09/30/2013 Hollywood Reporter
4 stars out of 5 -- "A vibrant, compassionate study of middle-aged loneliness and romantic yearning, courtesy of Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Lelio." - 10/25/2013 Total Film