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MAI MAI MIRACLE

Inspired by her grandfather’s stories, young Shinko embarks on wild flights of fancy about the history of the little town she lives in. But dreams can’t fend off the realities of growing up.

Annecy International Animation Film Festival, 2010
Out of Competition

Locarno International Film Festival, 2009
Ici et Ailleurs - Anime Now Section

Fantasia International Film Festival, 2010
Best Animated Feature Film

Hawaii International Film Festival, 2009

Pusan International Film Festival, 2009

Tokyo International Film Festival, 2010

Japan Media Arts Festival, 2010
Excellence Prize for feature Length Animation

Brussels Animation Film Festival, 2010
Best Animated Feature

Sunao Katabuchi

 was a Scriptwriter and Assistant Director for 
Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli

“Sunao Katabuchi’s style is incredibly reminiscent of Japan’s animation master, Hayao Miyazaki.”
TWITCH


“Pic deserves an audience wider than the kiddie ghetto to which exceptional animation is too often consigned.”
VARIETY

“Charming, millennium-spanning anime succinctly maps the dynamics of childhood imagination.”
VARIETY

Sunao Katabuchi
2009 | Japan | Comedy, Drama, Family | 93'