The House of the Lost on The Cape opens for Blu-ray in September

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The House Of The Lost On The Cape tells about the healing nature of real estate. In this case it is two girls on the run who find themselves welcomed into a house with a great view of the sea. The abode is a place known for healing people. But is it only the majestic scenery or is there more that helps those that seek refuge inside? The Japanese animated film comes to Blu-ray in September. Here’s the press release from Shout! Factory with all the details:



The heart-warming tale of newfound family and tender call-backs to Japan’s cultural roots make for a soothing film that’s tinged with optimism.”
Tom Wilmot, Asian Movie Pulse 

A heartwarming and touching story of a newfound family set against the backdrop of the post-Tohoku natural disaster, THE HOUSE OF THE LOST ON THE CAPE is a captivating anime movie centered around special kinship, tradition, optimism, and childhood wonder with a touch of magic. Winner of Best Animation Film at the 76th Annual Mainichi Film Awards and an Official Selection in feature film competition at the prestigious 2022 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, this artful and beautiful anime film will finally make its home entertainment debut on Blu-ray+ DVD combo pack and available for digital download on September 27, 2022, following its nationwide theatrical release.

Available for the first time in North America, THE HOUSE OF THE LOST ON THE CAPE contains an exciting movie presentation (featuring both versions – English dub and Japanese audio with English subtitles), insightful bonus content, and an exclusive art booklet. A must-have for anime fans, movie collectors, and pop-culture enthusiasts, THE HOUSE OF THE LOST ON THE CAPE is available for preorder now at and will be available in stores and other fine retailers. 

Based on the award-winning Japanese novel by Sachiko Kashiwaba (The WonderlandThe Marvelous Village Veiled in Mist), THE HOUSE OF THE LOST ON THE CAPE is directed by Shinya Kawatsura (Non Non BiyoriKokoro Connect) and produced by David Production (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure series, Cells At Work) with a screenplay by Reiko Yoshida (A Silent VoiceLu Over the WallViolet Evergarden). THE HOUSE OF THE LOST ON THE CAPE follows 17-year-old run-away Yui and 8-year-old Hiyori, who lost her family and her voice. They have no place to go when they run into Kiwa, a strange old lady. She offers them a place to stay in a slightly banged-up old house overlooking the sea, a Mayoiga. Despite joining Kiwa on a whim, the two girls find comfort in Mayoiga, a legendary house, said to look after lost travelers, and the warm hospitality of Kiwa. Both girls’ damaged hearts begin to heal little by little. Until one day, a variety of strange beings which Kiwa calls “Fushigitto” begin popping up around the house. 

Bonus Features
Director Shinya Kawatsura Special Q&A – Annecy Festival
Yui and Kiwa’s Secret Recipes

About Eleven Arts
Eleven Arts is a Los Angeles-based distribution company known for bringing high-quality Japanese animation to North America. Eleven Arts’ most recent titles include Takeshi Konomi’s Ryoma! The Prince of TennisPoupelle of Chimney Town, Gintama THE VERY FINAL, and SHIROBAKO The Movie. Eleven Arts’ catalogue includes critically acclaimed titles such as A Silent Voice, Millennium Actress, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, Penguin Highway and more. 

About Shout! Factory™
Shout! Factory, LLC is a leading multi-platform media company devoted to film and TV distribution, development, and production. Founded by Richard Foos, Bob Emmer, and Garson Foos in 2003, Shout! owns and manages a large portfolio of films, contemporary and classic TV series, animation, and documentaries. The company’s creative acquisition mandate has established it as a leading independent distributor, with partners and properties including GKIDS, Sesame Street, The Carol Burnett Show, The Johnny Carson Show, IFC Films, Stephen J. Cannell Productions, ITV Studios, Major League Baseball Productions, and many others. Shout! Factory Kids focuses on live-action and animated kids and family properties as well as anime, and the company releases films and television shows in other genres under the Scream Factory and Shout Select imprints. Shout! develops, acquires and distributes new films via Shout! Studios, owns and operates libraries including Mystery Science Theater 3000 (in partnership with creator Joel Hodgson) and the Roger Corman New Horizon Pictures Library, and operates the acclaimed streaming service Shout! Factory TV. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit
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