Keiichi Hara’s ‘The Wonderland’ Coming To Blu-Ray From Shout Factory This October

Shout Factory & Eleven Arts will release the new film The Wonderland from director Keiichi Hara on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital on October 6, 2020. The Wonderland is a showcase of incredible creative force, directed by Keiichi Hara, one of Japan’s leading animation film directors (Miss Hokusai, Colorful), and with visual and character designs by renowned artist Ilya Kuvshinov (Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045).

Synopsis: On the day before her birthday, young Akane meets the mysterious alchemist Hippocrates who brings her through a basement and into a fantastical world full of magic and color. Though things seem peaceful on the surface, he reveals this world is in danger and as the destined Goddess of the Green Wind, it is Akane’s responsibility to bring back the rain and save this world from the terror know as Zan-Gu. Joining Akane on her journey is Pipo, an alchemist in training, and her adventurous Aunt Chii. The only problem? Akane just wants to go home.

The Wonderland is based on Sachiko Kashiwaba’s celebrated children’s book Chikashitru Kara no Fushigi na Tabi (Strange Journey from the Basement).
Bonus Features:
  • “Our Wonderland” Cast Interview
  • “Mayu Matsuoka’s Amazing Adventure”
  • Audio Commentary with Character Designer & Concept Artist Ilya Kuvshinov and Eleven Arts’ Chris Platt and Amelie Khuat

The Wonderland