According to Sankei sports, t.A.T.u. Paragate is set to receive a concurrent theatrical release in Japan, Russia and Europe in November 2004. The movie will cost 500 million yen (US$4.7m) and will run for 100 minutes.
Wolf Children is honest about the gross reality of raising kids (and pets) while still leaving room for fantasy, which is really the only way a movie about single motherhood can work for a general family audience, as Wolf Children largely does.
Rarely before has an anime series so keenly and uncomfortably struck home about the humorous travails of a social misfit. Its triumph is in creating an anti-moe protagonist who paradoxically winds up being intensely moe, too.