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Drifting Home (2022) trailer

A group of kids encountering an extraordinary phenomenon in a haunted house. Studio Colorido’s third feature anime!

Anime food in Weathering With You

Thanks for making me hungry despite this being just an anime!

Generic Riot!! (2022)

A graphically stylised anime music video that uses CG in an awesome way to create it’s unique visual style.

The Heike Story (2021) trailer

Visually beautiful anime series from Science Saru studio!

Summer Ghost (2022) trailer

This is the last Anime feature film to premiere at Annecy. It has the early Shinkai vibe, directed by an illustrator called loundraw.

Sing a Bit of Harmony (2021) trailer

Though cliche, this story about an AI transfer student looks like it might touch on the emotions.

DOZENS OF NORTHS (2021) trailer

Looks like a very special indie animated feature film made with pencil by Koji Yamamura.

Goodbye: DonGlees (2021) trailer

A Madhouse productions Anime feature film that looks like a fun boys adventure in Iceland!

Suzume no Tojimari (2022)

Makoto Shinkai’s visual aesthetic never fails to mesmerize! This is the next Comix Wave feature film, can’t wait!

Yume Miru Nettaiya (2020)

Highly experimental and graphic visual style in this 2D animated music video from Japan!

Cuushe – Magic (2020)

A very appealing music video that combines live action footage with drawn 2D animation.

Boukentai – Mori no Yuusha (2020)

A Japanese music video with such an appealing visual style and animation!

Shikioriori (2018) trailer

New anime feature that involves a co-production with CoMix Wave Films (Makoto Shinkai)!

A Girl who became ugly after studying abroad in Canada (2014)

A hilariously absurd Japanese take on studying in Canada!
Watch the subtitled version here.

In This Corner of the World Official (2016) trailer

Following Grave of the Fireflies, this anime feature film is going to be another touching piece that cannot be missed!

The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere (2016)

Very engaging documentary about a horse that always lose. The animation here is very effective as well. Really enjoyed it!

Force of Will the Movie (2016) trailer

The trailer immediately makes the film one of my to-watch items!

L’Œil du Cyclone (2015)

An abstract animation filled with fluidity and contemplation by Masanobu Hiraoka.

Your Name. (2016) trailer

A more complete version of Makoto Shinkai’s latest film trailer!

Miss Hokusai (2016) trailer

This is on my to-watch list!

Ohayo (2008)

Let us once again appreciate Satoshi Kon’s work, Ohayo, a 1 minute Anikuri short. A girl physically wakes up, but her mind is lagging behind.

Animated Ukiyo-e Gifs

Here are some animated gifs by Atsushi Segawa that contains awesome ideas. Credits to


Kihachiro Kawamoto – The Demon (1972)

This remains one of my favourites when it comes to clear narrative with stylized, effective animation and strong rhythm in editing.


One of Mirai Mizue’s classic.