‘Mune’ director interview video & main video double unveiled!

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A fantasy animation masterpiece “Mune: Legend of the Guardian of the Moon” was born in France, one of the world’s leading animation powerhouses. On November 16, 2022 (Wednesday), the Blu-ray of this work will be released for 5170 yen (tax included), and the DVD will be released for 4180 yen (tax included).

The interview video of the directors talking about the secret story of the birth of the movie and the main video in which the characters appear for the first time have been double-released.

Set in a mysterious world where the sun and the moon exist simultaneously, “Mune Moon Guardian Legend” is an adventure story about the courage and growth of Mune, who has been chosen as the “Moon Guardian” to face difficulties with her friends.

It was nominated for the Crystal Award (Grand Prix) at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, which is the highest film festival in animation, and won the Excellence Award at the Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF2015).

The director was writer and director Alexandre Heboyan, who made his debut as an animator with “Azur and Asmar”, directed by Michel Oslo, a leading French animation film director, and adventure, comedy, and action work. BenoĆ®t Phillipon, a writer and director who is good at it.

Centering on the two, say that they were greatly influenced by Japanese animation, especially the works of Hayao Miyazaki, an elite staff including animators who are also active in Hollywood gathered to create a fantasy animation that wonderfully fuses 3D and 2D animation. I was born.

The unique and distinctive characters were born when animation legend Nicholas Marlett, who has worked on characters like “Kung Fu Panda” and “How to Train Your Dragon,” took an interest in the project. Director Aleksandr Heboyan says that was the reason.

Unique characters such as Mune, who looks like a faun that expresses emotions by moving her big ears, and Grimm, a girl made of wax, were born from Marlett’s drawings.

In addition, while emphasizing that the images are faithfully colored and processed according to the drawing, in addition to all the characters’ expressions, even the details are drawn graphics. He says that it may be similar to traditional Japanese animation.

“The Legend of the Guardian of the Mune Moon” will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on November 16 (Wednesday), and digital distribution and DVD rentals will also begin.

Enjoy this work, which has become a big topic both in Japan and overseas, on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital distribution!

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