- 1h 51min
- Directed by: Kenji Kamiyama
- Cast: Mitsuki Takahata, Shinnosuke Mitsuhima
- Language: Japanese
- UK release: 16 August 2017
- Website: wwws.warnerbros.co.jp/hirunehime/
When schoolgirl Kokone (Takahata) falls asleep, she assumes the identity of princess Enshen in a futuristic heartland where cars are an essential commodity. Bolder and brainier than its title suggests, this striking anime is an enjoyable adventure and a thoughtful allegory about the importance of following your dreams.
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Napping Princess14 Aug 2017
Bold and thoughtful anime from Kenji Kamiyama which boasts genuine heart
This striking anime from writer-director Kenji Kamiyama is far more bold and brainy than its English title would suggest. Also known as Ancien and the Magic Tablet, Napping Princess is both an enjoyable animated adventure and a thoughtful allegory about…
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