This year’s Annecy Intercontinental Animation Film Competition introduced on Wednesday that Masaaki Yuasa (DEVILMAN crybaby, Japan Sinks: 2020) will be a Mifa (International Animation Movie Sector) Campus patron at this year’s party and present a masterclass on June 17. He will also current a screening of his approaching INU-OH film, the musical anime function of Hideo Furukawa‘s Heike Monogatari: INU-OH no Maki (Tales of the Heike: Inu-Oh) novel.
The film will open up in Japan in Could 28.
Yuasa and Science SARU‘s Japan Sinks: 2020 anime collection won the Jury Award for a Television Collection for its first episode “The Commencing of the Conclude” at final year’s Annecy International Animation Film Competition that took area from June 14-19. Yuasa’s Lu in excess of the wall anime film acquired the leading “Cristal for a Attribute Film” award at Annecy in 2017.
Set up in 1960, Annecy is the world’s oldest and greatest animation movie festival. This year’s party will operate from June 13-18 in the French city of the very same title.
This year’s competition will also screen the first episode of Shingo Natsume and Madhouse‘s primary science-fiction anime Sonny Boy in the Television set Movies class.
Other Japanese operates in competitiveness contain Yoriko Mizushiri’s “Fuan na Tai” (“Anxious Human body”), Atsushi Wada’s Hantō no Tori (“Hen in the Peninsula”), Honami Yano’s “Honekami” (“A Chunk of Bone”), and Ryō Hirano‘s “KRASUE” in the Formal Quick Movies classification and Koji Yamamura‘s “Hokkyoku-Guma Suggoku Hima” (“Polar Bear Bears Boredom”) in the Youthful Audiences Limited Movies class.