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©2020 Seiko Tanabe / KADOKAWA / Josee Project

JOSEE, THE TIGER AND THE FISH

原題
ジョゼと虎と魚たち
Original Title
Jose to Tora to Sakanatachi ジョゼと虎と魚たち
Production Year
2020
Running Time
TBD
Genre
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Color
Color
Director

A story written by Seiko Tanabe, which was adapted into live-action film in 2003, will come back to theaters as a full-length animation film. Studio bones and the talented staff will deliver an impressive character portrayal using animation expression techniques to tell the young and exciting love story of Josee, as she struggles to cope with life in a wheelchair.

North America, South America, Europe & Inflight Sales by
SHOCHIKU CO., Ltd.

Asia & Middle East Sales by
KADOKAWA CORPORATION


Introdcution
Based on the short story written by film in 2003, will come back toSeiko Tanabe, which was adapted into live-action theaters as a full-length animation film. Studio Bones and the talented staff will deliver an impressive character portrayal using animation expression techniques to tell the young and exciting love story of Josee, as she struggles to cope with life in a wheelchair. The director, Kotaro Tamura, was the assistant director of “Wolf Children” and director for the TV series, “Noragami”. He will be making his director debut on feature film with this film.
Synopsis
Josee is a girl who loves painting and reading books. She is a wheelchair user and lives with her grandmother. Living with her old grandma, Josee never really lived life outside her home. She finally decides to jump out to the curious world outside when she meets Tsuneo, a university student studying marine biology.
At first, Josee and Tsuneo don’t get along. However, Josee overcomes her shyness and opens her heart after having many experiences for the first time. The first trip to the beach, the first shopping experience, the first friend with mutual hobbies, etc… Gradually, Josee and Tsuneo develop affection toward each other.
By falling in love, Josee begins to understand the society, discovers her own potential and hope of life. In the meantime, Tsuneo gets involved in a traffic accident which forces him to give up his plan for studying abroad. Josee begins to draw a picture book on a drawing paper for Tsuneo, and for herself…