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.
Yoru wa mijikashi arukeyo otome
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).