anthropomorphism

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Synonyms for anthropomorphism

the representation of objects (especially a god) as having human form or traits

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His four films are fantastical works: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time involves time travel and its attendant conundrums; Summer Wars, a collision between real and virtual realms; Wolf Children is about half-human, half-wolf kids; and The Boy and the Beast is set between modern-day Shibuya and an underworld of anthropomorphised animals.
The Boy and the Beast is set, largely, in an underworld of yokai, anthropomorphised animals that live by a code steeped in martial-arts notions of honour, sacrifice.
Great swathes of colour splash across the pages and there is tenderness and humour in the depictions as the various anthropomorphised animals exploit the sleepy lion.