Takashi Nakamura’s 1st 3DCG Short “Ylion and Callysia” to be Screened at SSFF & ASIA 2017

Ylion and Callysia, a seven-minute and 28-second anime short directed by Takashi Nakamura (the director of A TREE OF PALME and Fantastic Children, the animation director of Mirai Keisatsu Urashiman and AKIRA) is confirmed to be screened at the upcoming Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2017 event in Tokyo and Yokohama in June.

 

This is the first full 3DCG work for the internationally acclaimed animator/director. It is based on Nakamura’s original story, and he also provided the screenplay, designs, and storyboards. Shirogumi (Attack on Titan live-action films, Shin Godzilla) works on anime production and its Hiroyuki Yoshida serves as CG director.

 

Story description:


Calysia and Ylion are very close siblings. One day, Calysia was kidnapped because their father tried to

catch a unicorn. After 10 years Ylion grew up and trained as a warrior. He left to go to the hanging garden

where unicorns live with a sword that was made from a unicorn’s horn.

 

 

Screening schedule:


 June 4 (11:20-13:10) – Omotesando Hills Space O in Tokyo

 (with Takashi Namamura, sub director Mitsunori Murata, CG Director Hiroyuki Yosida)

 June 14 (20:00-21:50) – Brillia Short Shorts Theater in Yokohama

 (with sub director Mitsunori Murata, CG Director Hiroyuki Yosida)

 June 23 (20:00-21:50) – Brillia Short Shorts Theater in Yokohama

 (with sub director Mitsunori Murata, CG Director Hiroyuki Yosida, soundtrack composer Chad Cannon)

 

Key visual

 

 

via: Animate Times