2016: Kaze no You ni

Sanpei is a boy beekeeper and the sole survivor of an accident that killed his entire family. Sanpei meets Chiyo, a girl who gets stung by a bee, and starts a new life in her village. Eventually, Sanpei cultivates the land that the villagers had abandoned, and then disappears. In the land now filled with flowers, Chiyo waits, believing Sanpei will return.
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The story is from Ekura Animal Studios and originally from a manga. The movie is a slice of life mixed with drama with a duration of 40 minutes. The rating is PG and can be seen by children. The movie was directed by Toshiyuki Honda.  It began it’s show time in Japan at the Tollywood theater on July 9, 2016. It features the voices of Masako Nozawa (Goku in Dragonball) as Sanpei and Minami Tsuda ( Yui Funami in Yuru Yuri) as Chiyo. The movie was crowdfunded and accumulated an estimate of $32,000 dollars in the process.

 

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