Have you ever heard of Satellite Girl and Milk Cow? If you have kids that enjoy Korean anime, the answer to this question is probably yes. Both of my kids and their significant others love anime so shows like this have always been popular in my home. Keep reading for more information about the newest release on Blu-Ray/DVD and DVD available now.
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Satellite Girl and Milk Cow
GKIDS and Shout! Factory have announced the release of the charming fantasy/science fiction romance Satellite Girl and Milk Cow on Blu-ray/DVD on June 5, 2018. Bonus features include the short film Coffee Vending Machine And Its Sword, and trailers.
The debut feature-length film from Korean director Chang Hyung-yun, acclaimed creator of animated short films that have premiered and won prizes at festivals worldwide, the highly original Satellite Girl and Milk Cow was produced by Cho Young-kag (The Fake, The King of Pigs), and received an Asia Pacific Screen Award nomination for Best Animated Feature.
An out of commission satellite picks up a lovelorn ballad on her radio antenna and descends to Earth to find the source of such sincere emotions. But on the way she is caught in a raging magical battle and transforms into Satellite Girl, complete with rocket shoes and weapon-firing limbs. Meanwhile, the balladeer in question – a loser twentysomething at a café open mic – meets the fate that befalls all broken-hearted lovers: he is turned into a farm animal. But love knows no bounds, and aided by the wise and powerful Merlin – a wizard who has been turned into a roll of toilet paper – our duo must evade the all-consuming incinerator monster, the wily pig witch, and other nefarious adversaries in an attempt to be together.
· Coffee Vending Machine And Its Sword Short Film
This anime show is intended for kids that are ages 12 and up. Don’t mistake this for a children’s cartoon. I would say that it’s an animated science fiction/fantasy romance and would definitely appeal to a younger teenage audience. Adults may find the premise slightly odd considering a satellite girl, the boy milk cow, and the toilet paper wizard. But, that is honestly what makes this so much fun to watch. If you’re a fan of anime, or you have younger teens that are, I’d definitely consider adding this to your library. Check out the video above to get a look what the movie is about. Buy it today.
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