Moyoco Anno's Ochibisan, Other Shorts Revealed in Animator Expo Season 2

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The website for Studio Khara and Dwango's Animator Expo project revealed a list of the anime shorts for the second season of Animator Expo, as well as their directors and staff.

  • "I can Friday by day!" by Kazuya Tsurumaki and Hajime Ueda (Daiou Ueda)
  • "Ibusekiyoruni" by Tadashi Hiramatsu and Ren Sakaki
  • "Ochibisan" by Moyoco Anno and Masashi Kawamura
  • "Obake-chan" by Shigeto Koyama
  • "Kanón" by Mahiro Maeda
  • "Guzou Sen'iki" by Ikuto Yamashita and Kazuhiro Furuhashi
  • "Sanbon no Shōgensha" by Satoru Utsunomiya
  • "SEX and VIOLENCE with MACHSPEED" by Hiroyuki Imaishi (TRIGGER)
  • "2 of killers of 2" by Kazuto Nakazawa
  • "Tsukikage no Tokio" by Goichi "Suda51" Suda (Grasshopper Manufacture) and Takanobu Mizuno (Kamikaze Douga)
  • "Bikachō Shinshi Kaikoroku" by Moyoco Anno and AЯTRA entertainment
  • "Hammerhead" by Ōtarō Maijō and Mahiro Maeda

The website also began streaming a promotion video directed by Neon Genesis Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno last Thursday that shows some scenes from the anime shorts.

The first anime short of the second season will be Maeda's "Kanón" from Gankutsuou director Maeda. Hibiki Yoshizaki serves as technical director and Tatsuya Kushida (Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo) serves as art director. The Animator Expo website will stream "Kanón" this March.

Moyoco Anno crowdfunded Ochibisan, a stop-motion feature based on her The Diary of Ochibi-san (Ochibi-san) manga.

The first season of shorts included:

Anno himself is serving as executive producer of the entire project initiative with Dwango President Nobuo Kawakami, and he also designed the image character mascot "(Tor)-kun." Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki created the title logo, and fellow Ghibli co-founder Toshio Suzuki colored it. The shorts mostly feature the voice talent of Ranma ½ and Cowboy Bebop co-stars Kouichi Yamadera and Megumi Hayashibara .

Source: Comic Natalie

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