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Section: International Competition of Animated Films for Children

The Gift (2016) 6

Japan | 2016 | 5 min.

Sara is a sprightly little girl who likes arts and crafts. She’d like to give her dad and mom a handcrafted gift on their anniversary, but after seeing them arguing, she finds herself in a mysterious imaginary world.

Duration5 min
SubtitleNo subtitles
Directed by Kohei Kajisa
Screenplay Takeshi Ito
Director of Photography N/A
Music Yuki Ichiki
Edited by Takaaki Kise
Contact Marza Animation Planet Inc.


An animator and director from Japan, he works at the Marza Animation Planet animation studio. He's been working primarily on computer graphics. He's behind, e.g. the opening spots for the console games Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (2011) and Sonic Lost World (2013).This film is a part of the set Short Animations 8., This film is a part of the set Short Animations 9.