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N LITE's 'African anime' film MFINDA reveals more crew, previews in Annecy

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announced on Friday that it will unveil the pair of

“AFRIME” or “African Animation” at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival. The company also disclosed that the of MAPPA Maruyama Masao


, Producer, planner) in progress . Yoshisaburo Sugii (Touch, , , ) are command. American animation producer and publisher GKIDS

is a co-production partner.

N LITE describes s story:

tells the story of a young girl, Odi, who is teleported into the past, where she joins another young girl, Nasambi. If the Nkisi have any hope of returning home, they must venture in and fight the evil spirit. Christiano Malik N LITE founder Terry also leads N LITE Japan with Shin Koyamada (The Last Samurai, Wendy Wu: Homecoming Soldier ) and Shigeru Igari ( Former CEO of Atlus*)). N LITE in progress

in Japan. Donald Hewitt


of English script) and Creator

Patience Lekien

is writing the script. The production credits the story to Lekien and Terry.


is designed to Bringing black and local stories in collaboration with creators around the world. AFRIME, or African Anime, is its hand-drawn 2D animation. The company plans to produce AFRIME movies and TV series. N LITE Japan is developing upcoming projects based on anime and manga IP.

The Lord of the Rings: The Battle of the Rothschilds, Kenji Kamiyama‘s new feature film (, ,

), will debut in Annecy.

Tatsuki Fujimoto of TV Animation ‘s manga entered the TV Movie category. Specifically, the first episode is a competition screening. of Tonko House

in California The CGI animated series also competes in the same category as the episode “Devil Moon Rises”.

Also from Japan, Liv&Bell

and Mech Cadets

are competing in the TV Movie category. “Tongue” is competing in the short film category. “Bottled Insects” by Gao Yuxin, “Sewing Love” by

Xu Yuan

, and Zheng Xiao Kihara’s “Tomoya!” is competing in the graduation film category.

Shinei Animation is also in production Director Yōko Kuno

and producer

Keiichi Kondō , and Miyu Production’s Julien De Man and Tanguy Olivier.

This year’s Annecy will be held in June – in the French town of the same name.

Annecy was founded in 450, the world’s oldest The oldest and largest animation film festival.

Source: Email correspondence, Annecy, Variety (Anna Marie de la Fuente )




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