Summer Ghost To Be Shown at BFI SouthBank London in May

Anime Limited have announced that they will show the 40-minute film Summer Ghost, animated by Flat Studio and directed by 27-year-old loundraw, with a Q&A session with the director on 13th May 2022 as part of the BFI Southbank Anime Season in London.

Summer Ghost marks the directorial debut of Loundraw who is a renowned illustrator who has recently made their name internationally as the concept visual illustrator on anime such as the romantic drama film I want to eat your pancreas, as well as Vivy: -Flourite Eye’s Song-, a Sci-Fi television series by Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World- creator Tappei Nagatsuki.

Tomoya, Aoi, and Ryō are high school students who met online. An urban legend speaks of a “summer ghost,” a spirit girl who appears when fireworks are set off.

Tomoya cannot live the life he envisioned for himself. Aoi cannot find her place in the world. Ryō has his once shining future suddenly pulled away. Each has their own reason for needing to meet the summer ghost. On a summer night when life and death cross paths, where will each of their emotions take them?

The film will be shown in Japanese with English subtitles and will be shown as part of the BFI Southbank anime season that sees a variety of anime films being shown for a two month period. Further details and ticket availability can be found on the official website.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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