25th Animation Division Jury Selections
EXTRA OLYMPIA KYKLOS
Animated TV series
Filmmaker FUJII Ryo has composed 24 short episodes of 5 minutes each based on the manga OLYMPIA KYKLOS (2018-) by YAMAZAKI Mari, where a young man from ancient Greece travels forward in time to Japan during the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. The scenes of ancient Greek are presented in clay animation, while the Japanese scenes are presented in picture-story animation. The comedy presents facts about the Olympics, its sports, and related worries of the people.