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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: