Sunday, 7 February 2016

Tsuji Naoyuki - "3tsu no Kumo" - Dark Side Animation

辻直之「3つの雲」 ダークサイド・アニメーション
A compilation of short films by Tsuji Naoyuki.

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Video: R2 DVD, h.264 10bit, resolution varies (4:3 anamorphic).
Audio: 384kbps DD 2.0, mono/stereo.
Subtitles: Original translation, with the R1 DVD subtitles used as minimal reference. Extra content untranslated (mix of Japanese, French and English language).
  • 3tsu no Kumo / 3つの雲 / Trilogy About Clouds
    • Kokyuu Suru Kumo / 呼吸する雲 / Breathing Cloud
    • Kumo wo Miteitara / 雲を見ていたら / Looking at a Cloud
    • Kumo Kara / 雲から / From the Cloud
  • Samero / 覚めろ / Wake Up
  • Kiekaketa Monogataritachi no Tame ni / 消えかけた物語たちの為に / For Nearly Forgotten Tales
  • Yoru no Okite / 夜の掟 / The Rule of the Night
  • Experiment
Extra content: 2005-nen Cannes Eigasai - Kantoku Shuukan Report / 2005年カンヌ映画祭 監督週間レポート / 2005 Cannes Film Festival - Director's Weeklong Report

Yami wo Mitsumeru Hane is available on Thinking and Drawing: Nihon no Shinseiki Art Animation.

Sunday, 31 January 2016

Tie Shan Gong Zhu

A 1941 film directed by the Wan brothers, and the first animated feature film in Asia.

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Video: R1 DVD, h.264 10bit, 700x412 (4:3 anamorphic)
Audio: 192kbps DD 2.0, mono
Subtitles: Official subtitles, retimed and slightly edited.

Sunday, 17 January 2016

Sinbad: Sora Tobu Hime to Himitsu no Shima

シンドバッド 空とぶ姫と秘密の島
A 2015 film directed by Miyashita Shinpei.

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Video: DVD, h.264 10bit, 716x480 (16:9 anamorphic)
Audio: 192kbps DD 2.0, stereo
Subtitles: None

Extra content:
  • Pilot Eizou / パイロット映像 / Pilot Video
  • Yokoku Hen / 予告編 / Trailer
  • Yokoku Hen (Short Ver.) / 予告編(Short ver.) / Trailer (Short Ver.)

Monday, 11 January 2016

Sennin Buraku


15-minute TV series from 1963, considered the first late-night adult TV anime.
Episodes 12 and 19 are lost, and are excluded from the release.

Video: DVD, 616x474 (4:3 anamorphic), h.264 10bit
Audio: 192kbps DD 2.0, mono
Subtitles: None

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Thursday, 31 December 2015

Muybridge no Ito

A 2012 short film by Yamamura Kouji.

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Video: Blu-Ray, h.264 10bit, 1920x1080. Extra content varies in resolution and aspect ratio.
Audio: 16bit FLAC, 5.1ch surround and stereo (secondary track). Extra content in stereo only.
Subtitles: No dialogue, on-screen text and credits in English and Japanese. Extra content is mostly in English, except for "Kani no Canon", one of the trailers, and some on-screen text in Japanese.

Extra content:
  • Muybridge no Ito - Video Konte - 2009.03.14 Version / マイブリッジの糸 ビデオコンテ 2009.03.14 バージョン / Muybridge's Strings - Video Storyboards - 2009.03.14 Version
  • Muybridge no Ito - Mikansei, Mishiyou Cut Shuu / マイブリッジの糸 未完成、未使用カット集 / Muybridge's Strings - Unfinished, Unused Cut Compilation
  • Image Ga & Genga / イメージ画&原画 / Graphic Images & Key Frames
  • Tokyo/Montreal - "Muybridge no Ito" Seisaku Fuukei / 東京/モントリオール 「マイブリッジの糸」制作風景 / Tokyo/Montreal - "Muybridge's Strings" Production Landscape
  • Yamamura Kouji Interview / 山村浩二インタビュー / Meeting Koji Yamamura
  • "Kani no Canon" Concert / 『蟹のカノン』 コンサート / "Crab Canon" Concert
  • "Kani no Canon" Kaisetsu / 『蟹のカノン』 解説 / "Crab Canon" Commentary
  • Yokoku Henshuu / 予告編集 / Trailer Compilation

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Kafka - Inaka Isha

カフカ 田舎医者
A film by Yamamura Kouji.

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Video: R2J DVD, h.264 10bit, 716x480 (16:9 anamorphic). Extra content varies in resolution and aspect ratio.
Audio: 448kbps DD5.1, surround. Extra content in 192kbps DD2.0, stereo.
Subtitles: Official R1 DVD subtitles (Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor & Other Fantastic Films). Typesetting by niizk. Slightly edited. Extra content is untranslated.

The official subtitles diverge from the English translation of the original story, but they are more accurate with regards to the actual dialogue.

Extra content:
  • Artwork
  • Storyboards
  • Yokoku Hen / 予告篇 / Trailer
  • Kafka wo Meguru Talk Show / カフカをめぐるトークショー / Talk Show About Kafka

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Yasashii Lion

A 1970 Oofuji award-winning short film by Yanase Takashi.
This is an encode of the "Renewal" 2015 DVD release by Happinet.

Video: DVD, 696x476 (4:3 anamorphic), h.264 10bit
Audio: 384kbps DD 2.0
Subtitles: original translation based on official Japanese subtitles

The Japanese subtitles are also included with minimal timing adjustment and styling (and a typo fix) as a secondary subtitle track.

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