'Goodbye, Don Glees!', The House of the Lost on the Cape Films Compete at Annecy This YearThis 12 months’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival launched on Tuesday that every Atsuko Ishizuka and Madhouse‘s Goodbye, Don Glees! anime film and Shinya Kawatsura and david manufacturing‘s The House of the Lost on the Cape film are screening in rivals at this 12 months’s event in the Official Feature Films class.

Goodbye, Don Glees! opened on February 18. The story amenities on two boys named Rōma and Toto. The boys meet when Rōma strikes from Tokyo to the countryside, which he can’t develop accustomed to. But when he meets Toto, they become a duo, naming themselves “Don Glees.” Eventually, Toto was imagined to maneuver out to Tokyo for faculty, nevertheless on the summer season of their first 12 months of highschool, they meet Drop, a model new addition to Don Glees, who invites them to “view the world from above.” When Rōma and Toto observe Drop, they become involved in a forest fireside that can get blamed on them, and go off in search of a missing drone that has proof of their innocence. A small incident turns into an needed, life-changing journey that culminates in Iceland.

Ishizuka (A Place Further Than the Universe, No Game, No Life Zero, The Pet Girl of Sakurasou) directed the anime and penned the script, and Takahiro Yoshimatsu (A Place Further Than the Universe, Hunter × Hunter, Trigun) designed the characters. Kadokawa is distributing the film.

The film is Ishizuka’s first distinctive anime film. Ishizuka commented that the film is about in Iceland, saying that “after reaching Antarctica” in her earlier anime A Place Further Than the Universe, she opened a map and appeared for the reverse extreme from Antarctica.

'Goodbye, Don Glees!', The House of the Lost on the Cape Films Compete at Annecy This YearThe House of the Lost on the Cape opened in August 2021. The story amenities spherical a regular Japanese dwelling named “Mayoiga” (named after the Japanese folkloric thought of an abandoned however well-kept home) from the place one can see the sea and actually really feel the contact of warmth and nostalgia. Here, a 17-year-old woman named Yui who’s on the lookout for her place in the world begins a model new life with people totally unrelated to her.

Shinya Kawatsura (Non Non Biyori, Sagrada Reset, Kokoro Connect) directed the anime at david manufacturing, and Reiko Yoshida (Okay-ON!, Violet Evergarden, Liz and the Blue Bird) penned the script. Kamogawa handled the film’s character design, and Yuri Miyauchi composed the music.

The first episode of Shingo Natsume and Madhouse‘s distinctive science-fiction anime Sonny Boy could be screening in rivals in the TV Films class. Other Japanese works in rivals embody Yoriko Mizushiri’s “Fuan na Tai” (“Anxious Body”), Atsushi Wada’s Hantō no Tori (“Bird in the Peninsula”), Honami Yano’s “Honekami” (“A Bite of Bone”), and Ryō Hirano‘s “KRASUE” in the Official Short Films class; and Koji Yamamura‘s “Hokkyoku-Guma Suggoku Hima” (“Polar Bear Bears Boredom”) in the Young Audiences Short Films class.

Established in 1960, Annecy is the world’s oldest and largest animation film competitors. This 12 months’s event will run from June 13-18 in the French metropolis of the similar determine.

Sources: Annecy International Animation Film Festival’s website, Eiga Natalie