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Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 Streams 'Gon, the Little Fox' Short, The Great Passage Live-Action Film

Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 Streams 'Gon, the Little Fox' Short, The Great Passage Live-Action Film


Japanese Movie Competition On-line 2022 Streams ‘Gon, the Little Fox’ Brief, The Nice Passage Stay-Motion Movie

The Japanese Movie Competition On-line 2022 occasion is streaming Takeshi Yashiro’s 2019 stop-motion animation movie Gon, the Little Fox and the live-action movie adaptation Shion Miura‘s Fune o Amu (The Nice Passage) novel on its web site from November 15-21 as a part of a pre-streaming lineup of 5 movies.

The movie competition is screening the 5 movies in 24 international locations together with: South Korea, the Philippines, India, New Zealand, Ecuador, Spain, Indonesia, Vietnam, Nepal, the USA, Peru, Germany, Cambodia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Mexico, Hungary, Thailand, Myanmar, Australia, Argentina, Italy, and Egypt.

The movies are screening in Japanese with subtitles in Arabic, Burmese, Central Khmer, English, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Spain), Thai, and Vietnamese. Gon, the Little Fox additionally has Korean subtitles.

JFF describes the Gon, the Little Fox brief:

When Gon, a playful orphaned fox, finds that younger Hyoju has misplaced his mom, he tries to consolation him and make amends for his personal earlier mischiefs by secretly bringing small items to the boy day by day. However Hyoju would not understand who’s behind the nameless items, and the 2 are headed for a heartbreaking climax.

The brief relies on Nakichi Niimi’s 1932 novel Gongitsune, and stars Masato Tanaka as Gon and Miyu Irino as Hyojyu. Takeshi Yashiro, who beforehand produced the shorts “Pricey November Boy” and “Norman the Snowman,” was the director and animator for the brief, and he additionally penned the script.

The Nice Passage opened in theaters in Japan in 2013. The movie gained the Japan Academy Prize for Image of the Yr in 2013.

JFF describes the movie:

Publishing home salesman Majime (Matsuda Ryuhei) has an earnestness about him that units him aside from his friends. However he has a discerning sensibility in the case of language, which lands him within the dictionary editorial division. He finally ends up modifying “The Nice Passage,” an enormous dictionary with 240,000 entries.

Yuya Ishii directed the movie with Kensaku Watanabe penning the screenplay. The movie stars Ryuhei Matsuda, Aoi Miyazaki, and Joe Odagiri.

Miura’s novel initially shipped in 2011, and it impressed a manga adaptation by Haruko Kumota that ran in Kodansha‘s ITAN journal.

An anime adaptation that used Kumota’s authentic character designs premiered on Fuji TV‘s Noitamina timeslot in October 2016. The collection streamed on Amazon Prime in some territories because it aired, however didn’t stream in the USA till the launch of Anime Strike in January 2017.

The complete Japanese Movie Competition On-line 2022 occasion will probably be held from February 14-27 and can display 20 movies totally free in 25 international locations. The movies could have subtitles in 15 languages.

Due to Jordan Scott for the information tip.

Supply: Japanese Movie Competition’s web site