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Feature Anime Trailer: "Giovanni's Island"

Photo of Jerry Beck By Jerry Beck | Animation Scoop December 27, 2013 at 1:30AM

Warner Bros. is releasing this new anime feature in Japan this February. Adult, poignant and beautiful - here's the trailer, directed by Mizuho Nishikubo (Ghost In The Shell) and produced by Production I.G.

Warner Entertainment Japan is releasing Giovanni's Island on February 22nd, 2014 in Tokyo. Directed by Mizuho Nishikubo (animation director of Ghost In The Shelland produced by Production I.G. the film, inspired by true events, is about the friendships of several multi-cultural children on Shikotan, a Japanese island occupied by the Soviets after the end of World War II. The official plot synopsis (translated from the Japanese): 

In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast... and on the unhealed border in this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two different countries timidly blossomed, striving to overcome language barriers and the waves of history. 

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