Original Novel "Wakaokami wa Shogakusei" by : Hiroko Reijo
Production Designer: Kyoko Yauchi “The Juon”
Animation Director: Sunsuke Hirota “The Wind Rises”
Art Director: Youichi Watanabe
Screenplay by: Reiko Yoshida "Lu Over the Wall"
Music by: Keiichi Suzuki “Outrage”
Director of Photography: Michiya Kato “Paprika”
Film Festivals & Awards
"Annie Awards - nominated for Best Indie Film"
Animation is Film 2018
Bucheon Animation IFF 2018
Goteborg IFF 2019
New York Children IFF 2019
Buenos Aires Independent IFF 2019
Melbourne IFF 2019
94 min. / 2018 / Japan / Color / DCP / 5.1ch
After losing her parents in a car accident, Okko starts living with her grandmother in the countryside who runs a hot-spring ryokan - traditional Japanese inn.
There, the young girl can somehow see friendly ghosts who help her get used to the ryokan life, and she becomes the apprentice as its future proprietress after her grandmother.
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