Theatrical animation "Jose, the Tiger and the Fishes" will be released in the summer of 2020. Also, illustrations and comments drawn by Nao Ehon, who worked on the original character for this work and also worked on comicalization, were released.
"Jose, Tigers and Fishes" is a masterpiece of Akutagawa Prize-winning author Seiko Tanabe, which was released in 1984 in "Monthly Kadokawa". The author, Tanabe, died on June 6, 2019 at the age of 91. In 2003, the film was made into a live-action movie starring Satoshi Tsumabuki and Chizuru Ikewaki, attracting much attention.
It is decided to be a theater animation in 2020, and the director is Mr. Tamura Kotaro who was assistant director of `` Wolf Children's Rain and Snow '' and director of the `` Noragami '' series, script written by `` Kuromura of Strobe Edge '' Sayaka's character design is Haruko Iizuka, whose character design is “Inu x Boku SS” and “Whales sing on the sand”. Animation production will be performed by Bonds from "Fullmetal Alchemist" and "My Hero Academia".
⇒Seiko Tanabe's masterpiece "Jose, Tiger and Fish" will be animated in 2020! Announcement of teaser visual staff information
This time, it has been decided that the theater animation "Jose, Tiger and Fish" will be released to the theater in the summer of 2020. Also, illustrations and comments drawn by Nao Ehon, who worked on the original character for this work and also worked on comicalization, were released.
The picture book was written by Mari Okada's original work, "The Maidens of the Rough Season". He also worked on a TV drama, "I still like you." When I heard the story of this animated film, I was so excited to read the novel that I was very impressed, and Tamura's storyboard was really, really nice, It's a movie that I want you to come and watch with your loved ones, and I hope that you can tell a little bit about the wonderfulness of such a movie in this comicalization. "And commented.
"Jose", which has been loved by many people since the novel was published in 1985, embarked on a new "love" and "adventure" in comics as well as in animated films!
It was also announced that the release date of the movie was decided in the summer of 2020.
Animation production is progressing smoothly toward the release, and the gorgeous cast performing Jose and Tsuneo will be announced at a later date, so please look forward to it.
■ Animated movie "Jose, tiger and fish"
2020 summer road show
Original: Seiko Tanabe "Jose, tiger and fish" (published by Kadokawa Bunko)
Director: Tamura Kotarou
Screenplay: Sayaka Kuwamura
Character draft: Nao Ehon
Character Design / Total Drawing Director: Haruko Iizuka
Concept Design: roundraw (FLATSTUDIO)
Animation Production: Bonds
Distribution: Shochiku / KADOKAWA
Production: "Jose, Tiger and Fish" Production Committee
José in a wheelchair who lives in his own world in his hobbies of painting, books and imagination. Tsuneo, a college student who follows his dream. One night, Jose meets Tsuneo and decides he will never jump out with him. In a fresh and straight pure love, he draws a figure of knowing each other and going forward through someone, with fun, painfulness, pain and joy.