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DVD Release Date: January 30, 2018
Run Time: 111 minutes
Number of Discs: 1
Studio: Shout Factory
Available: Online and at local retailer
Napping Princess is an action-packed sci-fi fantasy that shows that following your dreams is sometimes the
best way to discover your past. The year is 2020, three days before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics. While she should be studying for her exams, Kokone Morikawa often dozes off, entering a dream-world called Heartland full of fantastic motorized contraptions. But when her father, a talented but mysterious mechanic, is kidnapped for stealing technology from a powerful corporation, it’s up to Kokone and her childhood friend Morio to save him. Together they realize that Kokone’s dream-world holds the answers to the mystery behind the stolen tech, uncovering a trail of clues to her father’s disappearance and ultimately a surprising revelation about Kokone’s family.
Interview With Kenji Kamiyama
Introduction At Japanese Premiere
Greeting At Japanese Release
Special Interview With Cast
Special TV Program
Trailers And TV Spots
This Reviewer’s Take:
Tweens, teens, and even adult audiences will enjoy the sci-fi/fantasy of Napping Princess in her journeys between the real world and Heartland. Its complicated main plot entertains dreams and reality. Watch carefully the pivotal dream sequence about Ancient and why she dreams. Stunning visuals well fit Napping Princess’s fighting fear conclusion.