Comix Wave Films and Crunchyroll Peep at Life
Online Media Distribution Giant to Launch Overseas Premiere of "Real Life" Comedic Series
San Francisco, CA and Tokyo, Japan (March 16, 2009) -- On the wave of a
successful partnership since Global Shinkai Day, Japanese entertainment
company, Comix Wave Films, continues a fruitful partnership with online
media distribution giant, Crunchyroll, to debut Ry?ichi Mori's comedy shorts
PEEPING LIFE to an international audience this Spring. More information can
be found at www.crunchyroll.com
"We are very excited to introduce another new and talented creator's work to the world through Crunchyroll" states Comix Wave Films Director Kazuki Sunami. "Peeping Life gives fans around world a glimpse at how comedians here make typical Japanese life situations humorous and fun."
Crunchyroll Representative Director, Vince Shortino, states "PEEPING LIFE introduces some great MANZAI (Japanese comedic duos) that we think will be give our fan's not only a great laugh, but a peep into Japanese life. "
PEEPING LIFE utilizes the animation technique of rotoscoping, developed and patented by Max Fleisher, in which animators trace over live-action film movement, frame by frame, for usage in animated films. This technique creates realistic fluid movements and has been used in many well known animated and live-action projects to create a sense of realism.
PEEPING LIFE features popular comic duos ad-libbing around sticky situations that are not too uncommon in Japanese society. Take a break from the stresses of daily life, sit back and enjoy a good laugh!
About Comix Wave Films
CoMix Wave Films began in creative contracting and currently engages in animated movie production, distribution and package sales as well as overseas sales. We staff each step with a small number of highly skilled people, hoping to create works that will both fully display its creators' abilities and stand the test of time. Our mission is to work with imaginative artists to deliver heartfelt works to the people of the world.
Headquartered in San Francisco, California - Crunchyroll is hailed as a leading online entertainment brand with the largest international online community and destination focused on Asian entertainment including anime, drama, music in addition to electronic entertainment and auto content. Crunchyroll's distribution channel and partnership program delivers content to over five million passionate fans worldwide. Crunchyroll is funded by the premiere group Venrock. More information can be found at its website http://www.crunchyroll.com.
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