Takahide Hori directed, wrote and designed the film by JUNK WORLD
Kodoani.com – Director Takahide Hori will bring stop-motion animation JUNK HEAD 2021 His series continues with a sequel called JUNK WORLD in 2025.
Takahide Hori has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the production of JUNK WORLD, including funding equipment and personnel to ensure the best quality and performance. Currently, the campaign has collected 13,663,200 yen (about $94,000) from the community of supporters. There is no specific deadline for this campaign, and the project will continue to use the money raised no matter how much it is reached.
Takahide Hori will continue to take on a variety of key roles in the production of JUNK WORLD, from directing, scriptwriting, character design, editing, music, storyboarding, to modeling and voice acting. .
Anime Limited released the movie JUNK HEAD and describes the story as follows:
In a bleak future, humans have achieved a longer lifespan by sacrificing fertility. To replace a dwindling workforce, humanity created an artificial species, but this species eventually revolted and built its own underground society. As humanity faces a pandemic, a survivor is sent underground to uncover the secrets of this new species’ fertility, only to uncover the bizarre mysteries they’ve evolved into. …
The new theatrical release of JUNK HEAD premiered in March 2021, and at the 25th Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal in August 2021, a new cinematic was broadcast online. A new version of the film has been introduced to audiences in North America. The film also received the Cigogne d’or award for animation at the Strasbourg European Fantasy Film Festival in 2021. Originally, the original cut of the film was released in 2017.