Theatrical animation "Lou no Uta telling the dawn" and "Let's walk short at night", directed by Masaaki Yuasa, will be broadcast on NHK for two nights. From 10:35 pm on January 2, 2020, "Lou's Song Telling the Dawn" will be on air on NHK E-Tele, and from 11:30 pm on March 3, "Short Night at Night" will be on air.
"Lou no Uta no Yoru no Uta", released in May 2017, is a story about the exchange between a boy Kai and a mermaid girl Lou, set in a deserted port town. In the feature film competition section of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France, he won the Crystal Award, the highest award, for the first time in 22 years since the director of Isao Takahata's Pompico.
Published in April 2017, "Short Walk at Night, Maiden" is an animated version of a best-selling novel by Tomomi Morimi, who is known for "The Four Tatami Half-Mythology" and "Ecstatic Family". Is a fantastic youth love story of a "black-haired maiden".
Before and after the "Short Walk at Night, Otome" broadcast, the TV series "Directed by Yuasa" for the first time in five years, started broadcasting on NHK General at 12:10 on January 5 at midnight, don't let the video lab work! There will also be a corner to introduce the highlights of "".