Feature Film: Poupelle of Chimney Town

Charming ‘Poupelle of Chimney Town’ dares you to keep dreaming

What is the secret of the town covered in smoke, where everyone has forgotten to look to look up?The story of a young boy and a man made of garbage who look for “stars

In this anime feature, a lonely boy strikes up a friendship with a trash creature and searches for stars in a polluted sky.

The hit picture book that reinvented the “common sense”about picture books now is a feature film taking the world by storm!The long-awaited film adaptation of Poupelle of Chimney Town! Published in 2016 with over 700,000 copies sold (as of June 2021), the picturebookthat brings even adults to tears arrives in our world as a feature film at last.The picturebook wascompleted after four years of work by 33 creators including illustration, coloring, and design, with Akihiro Nishino as the director of the project.In the picture book industry, where budgets are small, this unprecedented effort attracted much attention,and Nishino’s idea to “reach as many people as possible”led to the unprecedented free publication the book on the internet.


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