Anima’s ‘Monster Island’ Scares Up New Eyeballs

Monster Island
Monster Island

Vision Films is releasing Anima Estudio’s animated feature Monster Island today on DVD and VOD. Anima is best known for producing animated titles such as Top CatWicked Flying Monkeys, and the Legend franchise. Monster Island follows a young boy who discovers he is not entirely human and heads to Monster Island in search of his identity.

The film was produced by Jose C. Garcia de Letona (Top Cat Begins), written by Billy Frolick (Madagascar, The Jungle Book) and directed by award-winning animator Leopoldo Aguilar. It features the voices of Fiona Hardingham (The Duff), Roger L. Jackson (Khumba: A Zebra’s Tale) and Katie Leigh (Despicable Me).

The animated film centers on a young teenage boy who transforms into a monster in front of his classmates. He embarks on a quest to Monster Island to discover his roots.  There, he meets his grandmother and another young monster and finds himself face to face with many far-out situations. Eventually, Lucas ends up saving his newly found family from their evil uncle Norcutt, while learning that being a freak isn’t freaky after all!

Here is the film’s trailer:

You can order the CG-animated movie here: http://bit.ly/MonsterIsland-iTunes

Monster Island

Monster Island