"Marona's Fantastic Tale," whose Japanese dub features NON as voice actress, wins Excellence Award in the Animation Division of the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival!
The overseas animated film "Marona's Fantastic Tale," whose Japanese dub features NON as voice actress, wins Excellence Award in the Animation Division of the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival!
The overseas animated film "Marona's Fantastic Tale" (directed by Anca Damian, distributed by Riskit) which was produced in Romania, France, and Belgium and won Grand Prize in the Feature Animation category of last year's Tokyo Anime Award Festival, has recently received an Excellence Award at the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival.
Directed by the cosmopolitan female director Anca Damian, the film is filled with love and artistic beauty. It tells the story of Marona, a mixed-breed dog with a heart-shaped nose. The film featured an outstanding team of European creatives including Brecht Evens (responsible for the Paris edition of Louis Vuitton's Travel Book series), Gina Thorstensen (who has directed music video production for the Grammy-winning artist Gotye), and Sarah Mazzetti (winner of the International Award for Illustration at the Bologna Children's Book Fair). Responding to this high level of artistic ability, NON took the role of voicing the protagonist Marona for the film's Japanese dub.
Congratulations to the film for winning the Animation Division Excellence Award at the Japan Media Arts Festival!
I played Marona for the film's Japanese dub.
I was fascinated by the artistic imagery and abstract character portrayals of "Marona's Fantastic Tale." And Marona, with her heart-shaped nose, was so cute, so sad, and so lovely.
I am very happy to hear that this amazing animated film was able to win this award.
"Marona's Fantastic Tale" is scheduled for release on DVD and Blu-ray in the summer of 2021.
■Title: "Marona's Fantastic Tale"
■Original title ：L'extraordinaire voyage de Marona
■English title：Marona’s Fantastic Tale
(2019 / Romania, France, Belgium / 1:1.85 / 5.1ch / French / 92 minutes)
■Cast for Japanese dub
Asaki Fukuyama (passerby)
Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020 Competition Division
Dual winner of Feature Animation Grand Prize and Governor of Tokyo Award
The 24th Japan Media Arts Festival Animation Division
Presented by: Riskit, MAXAM, Uzumasa, Caruta Inc.
Official HP ： https://maronas.info/
Official Twitter： maronas_fantasy
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