Film Name Mind Game
Programme World Cinema
Director Yuasa Masaaki
Production Studio 4°C
Country Japan
Year 2004
Runtime 104 minutes
Film rating 14A
Awards Winner, Ofuji Noburo Award
Mainichi Film Concours 2005
Grand Prize, 2004 Japan Media Arts Festival animation division
Related Studio 4°C


November 19th, 2005 - 6:30pm


A timid, aspiring manga artist, who carries a torch for his secondary school sweetheart, is gunned down by a soccer-mad yazuka and given a second chance by God to live his life to the fullest. Rescuing his sweetheart and her sister from certain death, they find themselves trapped in the belly of a whale with a grizzled old hermit, fresh seafood and other interesting distractions...