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24th Animation Division Jury Selections


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YUASA Masaaki / Original author: KOMATSU Sakyo[Japan]


Directed by YUASA Masaaki and Science SARU, JAPAN SINKS : 2020 is the first animated film based on KOMATSU Sakyo’s bestselling sci-fi thriller Japan Sinks (Kobunsha, 1973). Now set in 2020, the story follows the four members of the MUTO family trying to escape Tokyo after an unprecedented earthquake begins sinking Japan. The film portrays rebirth and hope through the trials of those who refuse to despair or die in the face of uncountable death.