Hayao Miyazaki may be retiring, but his influence will be felt for years and decades to come. This beautiful promotional short, by Colorido Studio and directed by former Studio Ghibli animator Yojiro Arai (Up On Poppy Hill, Arriety) was created for Control Bear, a new store opening in Japan specializing in designer apparel and plush dolls. It has the Miyazaki touch all over it.
Produced by Spiral Cute Inc.
Executive Produced by graphis Inc.
Producer: Yoichi Kawakami
Supervisor: Nagatake Uehara
Director: Yojiro Arai
Music: TakaAki Nakahashi, jeux d’eau
Animation Production: Studio Colorido