This is a movie-memory, narrated by a young boy about his views on life and death. It’s also a story about an unusual grandfather, who could listen to the trees breathing and believed that
“Person can’t die if someone still loves him”.
Crash landed on a barren lifeless planet, a chubby astronaut is forced to adapt to his surroundings as he struggles to survive! Fighting against his misfortune and even his own clumsiness, he follows his rumbling tummy to find food, shelter and a place in this world.
Let's explore the four seasons of Japan with Ochibi!
The world of "Ochibi" drawn by the comic book artist Moyoco Anno was brought to life by director Masashi Kawamura and his team,
using stop motion animation technique full of Japanese seasonal motif.
You can check out the meticulous behind the scenes from the link below:
Original Comic: Moyoco Anno
Director/Writer: Masashi Kawamura
2D Animation: Studio Khara
Stop-Motion Animation: dwarf studios
Music Production: invisible designs lab.
Film Production: TAIYO KIKAKU co.,ltd.
Special Thanks: Green Funding Supporters / Indie Gogo Supporters