Friday, August 19, 2016
By Erika AshleyKameyo, a mother, runs away from her evil, powerful, and magical family to save the life of her young son, Kubo, after Kameyo’s father, Moon King, took the child's eye and killed her husband. In the process of fleeing Kubo’s mother sustains a head injury that causes her to lose her memory and slip into states of unconsciousness. To which Kubo spends his days tending to her needs and going into the small town down the hill to play the samisen while storytelling and using his magical gifts to do origami. During one of her rare conscious moments his mother warns him how dangerous it is for him to be out of their cave home after sundown because his grandfather will find him and take his other eye.