Masaaki Yuasa’s most recent anime film Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara/Ride Your Wave got another basic praise by winning the Best Animation Film Award at the 52nd Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia.
Stiges Film Festival has been known as one of the three most legitimate film festivals on the planet, alongside Fantasporto in Portugal and Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival in Belgium.
Ride Your Wave anime film opened in Japan on June 21 and positioned at #9 in its opening end of the week. The film won the Best Animation Film grant at the Shanghai International Film Festival’s Golden Goblet Awards on June 23, and it additionally won the Axis: The Satoshi Kon Award for Excellence in Animation grant for Best Animated Feature in Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival on July 25.
Ride Your Wave is a 2019 Japanese animated movie delivered by Science Saru and coordinated by Masaaki Yuasa. The film was first screened at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on June 10, 2019 preceding being discharged in across the country Japanese performance centers on June 21, 2019.
19-year-old Hinako Mukaimizu moves to an oceanside town to attend college and indulge in her hobby, surfing, without much thought to her future. When her new apartment catches on fire, she is rescued by Minato Hinageshi, a 21-year-old firefighter with a strong sense of justice. Hinako is drawn to his dependable personality, and they bond when he begins learning how to surf. As the two spend time together, they fall in love; however, when Minato goes surfing during a storm, he drowns while rescuing a person.
Hinako is distraught with his death, but one day, she finds out that he appears in water whenever she sings “Brand New Story”, a song the two of them often sang together. Initially happy she can see him again, Hinako later learns that he cannot be free unless she is able to move on with her life.