Popular animator Gensho Yasuda to produce his own movie
Genshō Yasudaa popular independent anime artist who has over 2.5 million followers on TikTok, has released his first anime feature film project, make-a-girlwhich is scheduled to be released theatrically in Japan in the summer of 2024.
The feature film is based on his independent short film in 3DCG animation, Make Lovepremiered on February 8, 2020. The 150-second short was selected as the award-winning work at the twenty-ninth CG Animation Contest of the year, the oldest CG animation competition in Japan. make-a-girlwhich will be made in full 3DCG with 2D anime style, tells a story centered around the main character, Akira, and his scientifically created girlfriend, No. 0.
The planned projection time is 90 minutes. Yasuda acts as director/screenwriter, and Yasuda Gensho Studio by Xenotoona 3D studio created jointly by Yasuda and a Tokyo studio, xenotoon, works in the production of the anime. Yasuda founded this studio in 2021, after working as a CG animator for Nitroplus. His short standalone animations, created in Blender, are popular on Twitter and TikTok.
The fundraising campaign for its realization will start on the largest crowdfunding site in Japan, CAMPFIRE, at noon on August 26 (Japan time) and will end at 23:59 on October 31. Your goal is to accumulate at least a total of 10 million yen (about 73 thousand US dollars). Crowdfunding rewards will include name credits on videos posted to Yasuda’s TikTok account, web credits, name credits on film, and a collection of storyboards, scripts, and setting materials autographed by the director. as well as a newly illustrated t-shirt and acrylic art of Yasuda.
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