Inu-Oh, Blue Thermal will screen at the 2022 Japanese Film Festival in Malaysia
The Inu-Oh and Thermal Blue Anime films will be part of the lineup for the upcoming Japanese Film Festival 2022 in Malaysia. The event will take place from September 8 to October 9 at selected GSC cinema outlets.
Inu-Oh is a historical musical drama based on Hideo Furukawait is The Tale of the Heike, Inu–The episode of Oh novel. Core staff includes Masaaki Yuasa (Japan Sinks: 2020, Ride your wave, read on the wall) as a director. Akiko Nogi (The voice of sin live-action film) as a screenwriter, Taiyou Matsumoto (table tennis mangaka) as the original character designer, and Nobutake Itou (read on the wall) as a character designer. SARU Science produces the movie.
Meanwhile, Thermal Blue is an adaptation of the manga by Kana Ozawa. The story follows a college aviation club and its gliding activities. Masaki Tachibana (main princess, barakamon) directed and co-wrote the film with Natsuko Takahashi (Farewell, my dear Cramer: first contact) as co-writer and Miho Tanino (tower of god) as character designer and chief animation director. Telecom animated film is the animation production company.
The films premiered in Japan on May 28 and March 4 respectively.
The festival will also feature Anime supremacy!a live-action adaptation of the anime industry-themed novel by Mizuki Tsujimura. The Kouhei Yoshino (Left on Wednesday) the film is supervised by Toei-Animation and understand Production GI-produced animated sections that depict the fictional anime in the story.
One of them, the mecha-themed Sound image: Kanade no Ishi, is led by Azuma Tani (Okko’s Inn series co-director) with Eisaku Kubonouchi (Carol and Tuesday original character creator) as character creator and Takayuki Yanase (Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise, expelled from paradise and Eureka Seven: AO mechanical co-designer) as mechanical designer. The other, which is the magical girl themed Unmei Sensen Liddell-lightis led by Takafumi Ootsuka (One Piece Stampede) with Takahiro Kishida (Kageki Shojo!! and Haikyu!! character creator) as a character creator.
The rest of The 2022 Japanese Film Festival lineup includes:
• And so the baton passed
• Asahi-za’s Cinematic Liars
• I Go Gaga: Welcome Home Mom
• IN THE WAKE
• just remember
• The history of fish
• Your eyes say
Tickets for all films except just remember will be priced at RM9.50 (~US$2.12).
The 2022 Japanese Film Festival is organized by The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur and is the 18th edition of the annual event. It will be held on the 40th anniversary of Malaysia’s Look East Policy, which was established in 1982. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, JFF 2020 has been canceled while JFF 2021 s is held in January 2022.
The regional dates and locations for JFF 2022 are:
• Klang Valley – September 8-14 at GSC Mid Valley, GSC 1 Utama and GSC NU Sentral
• Penang – September 15-18 at GSC Gurney Plaza
• Johor Bahru – September 22-25 at GSC Paradigm Mall JB
• Kuching – October 6-9 at GSC CityONE Megamall and GSC The Spring
• Kota Kinabalu – October 6-9 at GSC Suria Sabah
Some of the anime films featured in previous iterations of the event include Mobile Suit Gundam the origin: Casval with blue eyes, Initial D Caption 2: Runnerand The Adventures of Tyrano Boy.
Source: Press release