The dates and the main image have been confirmed
The dates for the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival 2020, which will be held online to prevent the spread and infection of the new coronavirus as much as possible, has been fixed.
The film festival runs for five days from Sept. 18 to 22.
The online screening format will be announced at a later date.
The main image for the 30th anniversary of the film festival was created by
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, one of Japan’s leading animators
In the past, various creators have created main images for the festival with their own unique view of the world, and not only people in the film industry but also many fans have enjoyed the “face of the film festival” every year.
This year, leading Japanese animator Yoshikazu Yasuhiko created the main image for the 30th edition of the film festival.
Mr. Yasuhiko has been at the forefront of the Japanese animation industry for many years and has been involved in many anime works such as “Space Battleship Yamato”, “Brave Raideen”, “Com-Battler V”, and “Zambot 3”.
Especially the anime “Mobile Suit Gundam”,for which he was the character designer and animation director,created a huge movement and continues to be supported by all generations of fans around the world.
This year’s main image, the 30th edition, features two characters representing the film festival and Yubari Town. It depicts a rampaging, fantastic world.