Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
It’s summer in Okinawa and Maise Higa is spending much of it working the reception desk at her family's hotel. The sunny days pass uneventfully – until the arrival of Ichiro Suzuki, a visitor from Tokyo. Suddenly, fish are swimming in thin air, and a banyan tree has burst through the ceiling! A mysterious teen fantasy told over the course of a dozen 90-second episodes, DEIJI MEETS GIRL will premiere in October in the SUPER ANIMEISM slot on Japan’s MBS/TBS network. A key contributor to numerous Makoto Shinkai films and more, animator Ushio Tazawa steps into the spotlight, directing the anime series. Fantasia is proud to share with its audience a special, world-premiere teaser of DEIJI MEETS GIRL! – Rupert Bottenberg
A quest to save unicorns, griffins and phoenixes in Dash Shaw’s fantastical new animated feature.
Decades in the making, the personal masterwork of stop-motion titan Phil Tippett is a Dantean descent into darkness.
A heartfelt rollercoaster ride of nonstop visual delights, from the cutting-edge animation talent at STUDIO4ºC.