Animated Watercolor Version of Opening Theme for Masaaki Yuasa's 'Japan Sinks 2020' Released


Masaaki Yuasa’s subsequent TV anime sequence, Japan Sinks 2020, launches on Netflix on July 9 with a worldwide launch. To have fun the discharge and preview the opening theme ‘a life’ from Ryuichi Sakamoto and Taeko Onuki, Yuasa directed a particular music video of the Muto household in a extra … happier time in a watercolor animation.


  『#日本沈没2020』#湯浅政明 監督によるオープニングPV公開❗️


主題歌????:大貫妙子&坂本龍一「a life」

— Netflix Japan Anime (@NetflixJP_Anime) June 25, 2020


Whereas the video was directed by Yuasa himself, the animation route was helmed by Abel Góngora, with key animation from Asami Murakoshi and Kiyama Mizuki, who is understood for guiding the quick animated movie Bathtub Home of Whales, which premiered at Annecy in 2019 as her graduate movie from Tokyo College of the Arts.


Beforehand launched teaser visuals:

 Japan Sinks 2020


 Japan Sinks 2020


Japan Sinks 2020 is an up to date adaptation of Sakyo Komatsu‘s 1973 bestselling sci-fi novel Japan Sinks, which has seen a number of variations up to now. The 10-episode anime sequence might be set proper after the in-universe 2020 Tokyo Summer time Olympics the place catastrophe strikes Japan. The sequence launches on Netflix worldwide on July 9.


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff referred to as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photographs of his travels on Instagram