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Japan Sinks: 2020 "The Beginning of the End"

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

An ordinary family is put to the test as a series of massive earthquakes throws the Japanese archipelago into total mayhem.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Japan Sinks: 2020 "The Beginning of the End"

    Directed by: Masaaki YUASA

    Country: USA, Japan

    Year of production: 2020

    Running time: 25 min 05 s × 10 episodes

  • Technique

    Category: TV serie

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Version: Version originale japonaise sous-titrée anglais

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Masaaki YUASA

    Production: SCIENCE SARU INC., Eunyoung CHOI

    Distribution: NETFLIX ANIMATION

    Based on: Sakyo Komatsu "JAPAN SINKS"

    Artistic direction: Naoya Wada

    Script: Toshio Yoshitaka

    Compositing: Toshikazu Hisano

    Music: Kensuke Ushio

    Sound: Eriko Kimura

    Editing: Kiyoshi Hirose

    Other credits: Heo Pyoungkang (series director), Abel Gongora (flash animation), Humiano Akai and Hiromichi Ito (Art director), Satoshi Hashimoto (Color script)