The movie is fantastic. The characters are fantastic. My favorite is the monkey. The movie is complete entertainment for both kids and adults. It’s the next big thing after Zootopia. This is the next big thing for Laika Entertainment. The movie is full-blown fantasy. It is a magical delight journey. The movie not only has great effects but also strong engaging characters. Some the best actors have lend their voices to this animated movie. The cast includes Charlize Theorn, Matthew McConaughey, Rooney Mara and Art Parkinson. The movie is set in ancient Japan. The movie tells a story of boy who plays an instrument called shamisen and a stack of origami paper, Kubo (Art Parkinson) who has a vivid imagination. The son of legendary samurai Hanzo, rocks shamisen which in turn causes the origami sheets to twirl around. The movie is enchanted with other characters like no nonsense monkey (Charlize Theorn), joke cracking giant samurai beetle (Matthew McConaughey), a vengeful monkey (Ralph Fiennes) and Rooney Mara as a pair of evil twin sisters. I did not want share the details of the movie as it will spoil the fun. The characters are great to watch. The animation is great. The movie is full of great moments. The music score is great and has richly elaborated shamisen theme. The movie has all the twist and turns that keeps the viewers to on the edge of their seats. The movie is directed by Travis Knight who has done a fabulous job.