October 4, 2023


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Naoko Yamada Directs Anime Episode for Modern Love Anthology Series

Naoko Yamada Directs Anime Episode for Modern Love Anthology Series


Naoko Yamada Directs Anime Episode for Fashionable Love Anthology Collection

Naoko Yamada (Okay-ON!, The Heike Story, A Silent Voice) is directing an anime episode within the Amazon Prime Video Unique anthology collection Fashionable Love: Tokyo ~Samazama na Ai no Katachi~ (Varied Types of Love). Amazon Prime Video streamed a trailer on YouTube on Friday, and it previews a short clip from the anime episode at timestamp 0:28.

Fashionable Love is an anthology of tales set in Tokyo with the theme of contemporary love. The collection will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on October 21. It’ll encompass six live-action works and one anime episode. Hirayanagi, the collection’ showrunner, needs to convey a glimpse of Japan immediately, connecting with viewers around the globe by means of the common theme of affection.

The trailer options the theme music “Setting Sail ~Fashionable Love Tokyo~” by Superior Metropolis Membership.

Yamada is a veteran director on a number of Kyoto Animation works, earlier than leaving the studio and transferring to Science SARU as a director in 2021. There she directed The Heike Story, her first work with the studio, which debuted in September 2021. In Kyoto Animation, she directed among the studio’s most iconic works, together with Okay-ON!, A Silent Voice, Liz and the Blue Chicken, Tamako Market, and Tamako Love Story. She was additionally the collection director on Sound! Euphonium. She is engaged on the brand new authentic anime Backyard of Remembrance

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