Masaaki YUASA 湯浅政明

The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl

Best Of Nippon Connection   ² 

Senpai, in love with a fellow student, makes it his mission to constantly run into her in order to win her love in return. The main attraction of this animated extravaganza, however, is the young girl’s journey through Kyoto’s nightlife. While having a drink, she finds herself going from one absurd situation into the next. This abstract piece of art by Masaaki YUASA will rock your world.


Tue., June 09, 2020

Sun., June 14, 2020

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Original with German subtitles

FSK 16

Territories: Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Comedy Animation Romance

Yoru wa mijikashi arukeyo otome

Japan 2017

93 minutes

Masaaki YUASA

Makoto UEDA based on a novel by Tomihiko MORIMI

About Masaaki YUASA

Masaaki YUASA, born in Fukuoka Prefecture in 1965, began his career at animation studio Ajiado Animation Works in 1987. He participated in several TV productions such as CRAYON SHIN-CHAN. His directorial debut MIND GAME (2004) and other works like THE TATAMI GALAXY (2010 / NC ’11) brought him worldwide recognition. In 2013, he founded his own studio Science SARU. Nippon Connection has shown several of his films, including KEMONOZUME (2006 / NC ’07), GENIUS PARTY (2007 / NC ’09), KICK-HEART (2013 / NC ’14), and LU OVER THE WALL (2017 / NC ’18).

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