We’ve all been told to pursue our dreams at one point or another, but this holds a completely different meaning for Kokone Morikawa. Find out the secrets that lie within her personal dreamland in the acclaimed anime film Napping Princess, available on Blu-ray and DVD!
In the not-too-distant future, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are a mere three days away. While there’s plenty of excitement in the air, it doesn’t stop Kokone from napping while she should be studying, sending her straight into a dream-world known as Heartland. As she’ll soon find out, this surreal world of motorized contraptions may just hold the secret to an event that’s about to turn her life completely upside down.
Kokone has to leap into action when her father, a talented but mysterious mechanic, is kidnapped for stealing technology from a powerful corporation. Together with her childhood friend Morio, Kokone discovers a trail of clues and a surprising revelation about her father’s disappearance in the unlikeliest of places: Heartland.
Written and directed by Kenji Kamiyama (Eden of the East, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex), Napping Princess is a wildly imaginative feature unlike anything else out there. The Blu-ray release packs the film with an assortment of extras, including an interview with Kenji Kamiyama, Japanese premiere footage, and much more. Pick up your copy of Napping Princess today to explore Kokone’s stunning dream-world for yourself!
** This article was sponsored by GKids and Shout! Factory **