Masaaki YUASA 湯浅政明
Nippon Animation ³
Japan, 600 years ago: As political power struggles rage across the country, a child with a bewitched body is born. But the monster becomes a pop star! In his unique style, Masaaki YUASA reinterprets Japanese history as an unbridled rock musical, underlining his reputation as a true visionary of cinema.
Inu-Oh (NC 2022)
Animation Historical Music
Japan, PRC 2021
Akiko NOGI based on a novel by Akiko NOGI
Rapid Eye Movies
Avu-chan, Mirai MORIYAMA, Tasuku EMOTO, Kenjiro TSUDA, Yutaka MATSUSHIGE
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).