Ah, the cinema - one of the more effort-free ways to keep kiddies entertained for a few hours at a time, especially when all the museums and free activities have been exhausted. There's a number of great family-friendly releases in cinemas this October half-term (Saturday October 10-Tuesday October 20 2015) - have a glance at the following and see which one suits you.
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Not every film in this Japanese animation festival is suitable for children, but there's a fair few that are kid-friendly, including 'school idol' adventure 'Love Live!' and, for slightly older kids, movie additions to the 'Naruto' and 'Dragonball Z' franchises. Check out our Scotland Loves Anime preview blog for more info.