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●ANIMATION FILM● MANIE-MANIE MEIKYU MONOGATARI (MANIE-MANIE 迷宮物語)




Today it was premiered in this year's Tōkyō International Fantastic Film Festival, MANIE-MANIE MEIKYU MONOGATARI (MANIE-MANIE 迷宮物語). An omnibus project in which directors Yoshiaki Kawajiri (川尻 善昭), Rintaro (りんたろう) and Kastuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋)  have collaborated with three short films. Other than festival screenings the film was directly released in video format in October 10, 1987. Later on April 15, 1989 it was released  theatrically in Japan. The 50 minute long project consisted on three short films: HASHIRU OTOKO (走る男), LABYRITH (ラビリンス) and KOUJI CHUUSHI MEIREI (工事中止命令 ) this last one written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo.


MAIN FILM CREDITS

HASHIRU OTOKO (走る男) ●
Written & Directed by 
Yoshiaki Kawajiri (川尻 善昭)

Character Design & Animation direction:
Yoshiaki Kawajiri (川尻 善昭)

Art Director:
Katsushi Aoki (青木 勝志)

Mechanical design:
Satoshi Kumagaya
Takashi Watabe (渡部 隆)

Background Art:
Yuji Ikehata (池畑 祐治)

Key Animation:
Kengo Itagaki (稲垣 賢吾)
Nobumasa Shinkawa (新川 信正)
Shinji Otsuka (大塚 伸治)
Toshio Kawaguchi (河口 俊夫)


●LABYRITH (ラビリンス)●
Written and Directed by
Rintaro (りんたろう)

Character Design & Animation Director:
Atsuko Fukushima (福島 敦子)

Art Director: 
Yamako Ishikawa (石川 山子)

Key Animation:
Atsuko Fukushima (福島 敦子)
Manabu Oohashi 'Mao Lambo' (大橋 学)
Reiko Kurihara (栗原 玲子)


●KOUJI CHUUSHI MEIREI (工事中止命令 )●
written and directed by 
Kastuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) 

Music:
Mickey Yoshino (ミッキー 吉野)

Original story: 
Taku Mayumura (眉村 卓)

Character Design: 
Katsuhiro Otomo

Art Director:
Takamura Mukuo (椋尾 篁)

Animation director:
 Takashi Nakamura (なかむら たかし)

Director of Photography:
Kinichi Ishikawa (石川 欣一)

Key Animation:
Katsuhiro Otomo (大友 克洋) 
Koji Morimoto (森本 晃司)
Kunihiko Sakurai (桜井 邦彦)
Takashi Nakamura  (なかむら たかし)


Animation Production:
Project Team Argos

Distributor: 

Finish Animation:
Life Work Corp. (ライフワーク)
Shima Studio

Finish Animation Cooperation:
Only For A Lite
Suzuki Animation Planning (スズキ動画企画)

In-Between Animation Cooperation:
Studio Pokke

Production:

●PAMPHLET● MANIE-MANIE MEIKYU MONOGATARI movie pamphlet (MANIE-MANIE 迷宮物語 映画パンフレット)



Theater Program of MANIE-MANIE MEIKYU MONOGATARI (MANIE-MANIE 迷宮物語).


PAMPHLET DETAILS

Publisher:-
Release date: 1987-IX-25
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: -
Size: -
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●BOOK● ROBOT CARNIVAL (ロボット・カーニバル)









Katsuhiro Otomo directed the Opening and the ending sequences of ROBOT CARNIVAL an Original Video Animation relased on July 21, 1987. The film consisted in nine short stories with robots as central theme directed by nine japanese animators. The book includes storyboards, interviews and production notes of each of the animation pieces. Here the list of the shorts and their respective director.

OPENING & ENDING by Katsuhiro Otomo (大友克洋) & Atsuko Fukushima (福島敦子)
FRANKEN NO HAGURUMA (フランケンの歯車) by Koji Morimoto (森本晃司
DEPRIVE by Hidetoshi oomori (大森英敏)
PRESENCE (プレゼンス) by Yasuomi Umetsu (梅津泰臣)
STARLIGHT ANGEL by Hiroyuki Kitazume (北爪宏幸)
CLOUD by Mao Lamdo -Manabu Oohashi- (大橋学)
MEIJI KARAKURI BUNMEI KITAN〜 KOUMOUJIN SHURAI NO MAKI〜 (明治からくり文明奇譚〜紅毛人襲来之巻〜) by Hiroyuki Kitakubo (北久保弘之) 
NIWA - TORI OTOKO TO AKAI KUBI (ニワトリ男と赤い首) by Takashi Nakamura (なかむらたかし) 


BOOK DEATILS

Publishing House: Kodansha (講談社) 
Release date: 1987-IV-3
Language: Japanese
Number of pages: 176 
Size: 11.7 x 8.2 x 0.4 inches (A4)
Retail price: ¥1,500
ISBN-10: 406177705X
ISBN-13: 978-4061777057


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