We will introduce in three parts, the footsteps of the Kenzo Masaoka sect from the early days of anime, the directors of Toei Studios Kyoto who cause a ripple in anime expressions during the post-war growth, and Kyoto Animation beloved by fans from all over the world.
A special preview of Masayuki Suo's new year film, depicting the young days of a "katsuben" (silent film narrator) who changes film experiences into reality and colour. A digitally revived Gion of the early Showa period and hit Gion musical, with a katsuben!Films
Films with narrative energy that overcome borders and cultures have been selected from the world's latest period films. Stories of people and cultures, messages unable to tell in the present left to history's hands, and modernised traditional stories.Films
Anime and violent Jidaigeki - the films that created genres which reached the world. With their original power that shows raw creativity.
Anime - the leading the video industry of Japan. Every revived technique leads us back to Toei Douga. Enjoy this year's newly revived works from anime's days of youth with their witnesses.Films
The ultimate one and only series that miraculously brought together Tomisaburo Wakayama and his exceptional physical abilities, Kazuo Koike who brought innovation to the graphic novel industry with his characters and violence, and the extraordinary visualist Kenji Misumi.Films
A special programme organized in collaboration with “Kyoto Filmmakers Lab”, La Biennale di Venezia - Biennale College Cinema (a project developed by the Cinema department of La Biennale di Venezia), and the Italian Cultural Institute in Osaka.
With the association of Italian Cultural Institute in Osaka
A special program organized in collaboration with KFL which Selected young filmmakers from all over the world experience period film making in Toei and Shochiku’s studios.