Poupelle, Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko, Pompo: The Cinephile Anime Films Screen at Fantasia Int’l Film Festival – News

The August festival will also be screened Satoshi kon, The illusionist, Love, life and goldfish, more movies

25th in Montreal Fantasia International Film Festival announced on Wednesday that it will screen the following animated films, all of which will be North American premieres:

The festival also revealed that it will screen the following live action films:

  • Satoshi kon, The illusionist – North American premiere
  • Love, life and goldfish – international premiere
  • Georama Boy Panorama Girl – Canadian premiere

The festival will also broadcast the new theatrical version of Takahide Hori’s film. Junk head stop-motion project. This will be the North American premiere of the new montage.

Chimney Town Doll, Fortune favors Lady Nikuko, and Pompo: The Cinephile were nominated in the festival’s feature film category Satoshi kon Award of Excellence in Animation.

Other films will be announced at the end of July.

The virtual film festival will air from August 5 to 25.

Kakegurui 2: the ultimate russian roulette (Kakegurui: Russian Roulette Zettai Zetsumei), the sequel to the live-action film based on Homura kawamoto and Tōru Naomura‘s Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler manga, will make its North American debut at the Virtual Film Festival.

The festival will also screen Shunji Iwaithe online live action movie of 12 day tale of the dead monster in 8.

Festival staff said its 25th edition will focus on “an increased emphasis on Japanese cinema … to celebrate the key role that Japanese culture has played in the history of Fantasia.”

The 24 Fantasia International Film Festival hosted the Canadian premiere of the first Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler real action movie. The event also screened the live-action film adaptation of Fujita‘s Wotakoi: Love is hard for Otaku manga and the live-action film adaptation of Osamu Tezuka‘s Barbara manga in 2020.

Source: Press release

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