Japan Media Arts Festival  

Animation Division

Jury Selections

Colorful Ninja Iromaki

Animated feature film

KOBAYASHI Kentaro [Japan]

© Kentaro Kobayashi / SIGNAL.MD / TWINKLE Corpolation

This is the animated directorial debut for an author known both as a performer and a writer of theatrical works. Third-grader Himeno finds that the big house in the country she moved to is actually a ninja house. Her strange life with various ninja is told with a comedic touch, featuring a unique sense of humor and the learning of colors. 

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