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23rd Animator Expo Short Is Moyoco Anno's 'Memoirs of amorous gentlemen'

posted on by Karen Ressler
1st season episodes will be removed on May 31

Japan Animator Expo, the project of weekly anime shorts from Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara and the media company Dwango, revealed on Monday that the 23rd short will be Moyoco Anno's "Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen" ("Bikachō Shinshi Kaikoroku").

The short will adapt Moyoco Anno's manga of the same name. The manga is available in English on Crunchyroll.

Shiro Sagisu (Evangelion films, Magi) composed the music and Cork Inc. is handling production.

Animator Expo describes the story:

About the Pervert.....
are people who know the true shape of their desires.
They have carefully traced those contours…
like a blind man using both hands to measure the shape…

In the early time of 20th era in Paris.Colette act in brothel without escape with coworker.
She had spent every day for satisfy the desires of the many customers.

For her, life is stuffy.She feels only hope that by the time of tryst with lovely Leon.
But Colette don't get feeling surely that he really loves her……
Women living strong in the closed paradise.and [Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen] reveal desire of yourselves.
Love and desire are crossed, Welcome to the beautiful and mysterious castle.

The short will debut on Friday.

In addition, the project announced that the 12 episodes of the first season will be removed from the website on May 31 at 11:00 a.m. EDT.

The second season's remaining shorts include:

This season's previously streamed shorts include Kanón by director Mahiro Maeda, Sex and Violence with Mach Speed by Studio Trigger's Hiroyuki Imaishi, Obake-chan (Little Ghost) by Shigeto Koyama, Tsukikage no Tokio by Suda51 and Takanobu Mizuno, Three Fallen Witnesses (Sanbon no Shōgensha) by Satoru Utsunomiya, The Diary of Ochibi by Moyoco Anno and Masashi Kawamura, Kazuya Tsurumaki and Hajime Ueda's I can Friday by day!, ME!ME!ME! CHRONIC feat.daoko / TeddyLoid, "(Making of) Evangelion:Another Impact," Ikuto Yamashita and Kazuhiro Furuhashi's Iconic Field, and Tadashi Hiramatsu and Ren Sakaki's Ibuseki Yoruni.

Hideaki 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.

Image © nihon animator mihonichi LLP

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