From Production I.G, the legendary animation studio behind Ghost in the Shell and Miss Hokusai, comes a collection of five award-winning and rarely seen short films, directed by some of the best animators from Japan.
Pigtails (28 , 2015) A thought-provoking fable portraying a nation s unspeakable feelings in the aftermath of the 2011 tsunami and Fukushima disaster.
Based on the manga by Machiko Kyo / Director: Yoshimi Itazu / Screenplay: Miho Maruo / Music: Ichiko Aoba
Kick-Heart (12 , 2013) A love story between a pro-wrestler and a nun, each one with a secret to hide.
Director: Masaaki Yuasa / Story: Masaaki Yuasa / Music: OORUTAICHI
Li l Spider Girl (25 , 2012) A broken antiquarian meets with a scared, eight-legged baby arachnid slipped out from an ancient book.
Director: Toshihisa Kaiya / Screenplay: Daishiro Tanimura / Music: Yasuo Sugibayashi
Drawer Hobs (24 , 2011) Unfulfilled call centre operator Noeru has to deal with six weird kids who have occupied her tiny apartment.
Director: Kazuchika Kise / Screenplay: Daishiro Tanimura / Music: Yasuo Sugibayashi
Oval x Over (9 , 2005) Running against destiny was never this burning hot.
Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi / Story: Imaitoonz / Music: Yoshihiro Ike
Contains all five short films on Blu-Ray and DVD in Japanese with English subtitles.