Questions tagged [kubo-and-the-two-strings]

Stop-motion fantasy movie created by Laika in 2016. Kubo, a child storyteller that uses living origami and music to recreate his mother's magical tales of their family past, finds himself hunted on his own quest when those stories turn out to be true.

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Was Kubo and the Two Strings based on anything?

This exact question was brought up by my wife while we were watching the movie. I have some very minimal awareness of Shinto and that there are some common elements in play, such as the celestial ...
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Where did the paper Hanzo come from?

In the film, Kubo is assisted by a paper samurai, apparently a representation of his deceased father, Hanzo. Originally, Kubo believes that the samurai was sent by his father from beyond the grave. ...