Short Peace & Typhoon Noruda Animezing!

Anthology, Drama, Sci-Fi

Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

Four beautifully animated short films and a brilliantly madcap game from some of the greatest directors in Japan

Matt Kamen, The Guardian on Short Peace

Join us for a special double Animezing screening!

Ticket registration (US ONLY) opens December 1, 2020 at 11 AM EST.
You will have 72 hours to view both titles.

Short Peace & Typhoon Noruda Official Trailers from Sentai Filmworks on YouTube.


Overseen by AKIRA's legendary director Otomo Katsuhiro, Short Peace is a 2013 omnibus film consisting of a collection of four shorts that explore different time periods in Japan.

Originally screened with The Voices of a Distant Star at the JICC in July 2014!

In Possessions, a lost samurai seeks shelter in a seemingly abandoned house. Two lovers attempt to reunite through a blazing fire in Combustible. A guardian bear and horrific monster fight to the death in Gambo, and in A Farewell to Weapons, four men do battle with robotic tanks in a post-apocalyptic Tokyo. Possessions was nominated for Best Animated Short at the 86th Academy Awards.


The directorial debut from former Studio Ghibli animator Arai Yojiro. Produced by Studio Colorido (Penguin Highway, A Whisker Away) with stunning character designs from Ishida Hiroyasu!

The film takes place in a middle school on an isolated island off the coast of Nagasaki. Azuma Shuichi a dedicated student, suddenly quits the baseball team, which leads to a fight with his best friend, Kenta. When a storm hits their school one day, Shuichi meets Noruda, a mysterious girl with a strange necklace, who seems to be somehow connected with the typhoon. Who is she? More importantly, why does Shuichi feel the need to help her?

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