(C)2017 ひるね姫製作委員会



In the summer of 2020, 3 days before the start of the Tokyo Olympic games, Kokone Morikawa lives with her father alone in Kurashiki, Okayama. She is an ordinary high school girl and the only thing she is good at is “taking naps”. Recently, she has had a recurring dream many times. However due to the pressure of the future, friends and family, she is finding less time to nap. With traveling between the dreams and reality, the secret of her family starts to be revealed…

Directed by Kenji Kamiyama who is known for Eden of the East, Guardian of the Sacred Spirit and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex which present human dramas in intricate and complex worlds. It is his first fully original theatrical anime. Kokone is voiced by Mitsuki Takahata, in her first voice acting role. She rose to prominence playing the leading character in the Japanese morning soap opera Totonechan as well as other dramas and films.

Cast & Staff

Kenji Kamiyama
Motonobu Hori
Toshiyuki Kouno
[Character Designer]
Satoko Morikawa
[Mechanical Designer]
Shigeto Koyama
[Creature Designer]
Christophe Ferreira
[Animation Supervisors]
Atsuko Sasaki
Kazuchika Kise
[Background Artists]
Kiyoshi Samejima
Kaori Hino
Koji Tanaka
Yoko Shimomura
Kokone Morikawa

Mitsuki Takahata
Shinnosuke Mitsushima
Arata Furuta
Rie Kugimiya
Wataru Takagi
Risa Shimizu
Tomoya Maeno
Hideki Takahashi
Yôsuke Eguchi

Directer's Profile

He began his animation career as a background artist and then worked as both a director and chief writer on Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Guardian of the Sacred Spirit. Besides taking these roles for Eden of the East, the show was also based on an original story by him. He then directed his first 3DCG theatrical feature anime 009RE:CYBORG.

CYBORG009 CALL OF JUSTICE chapters 1 to 3 featured him as a general director and were released in November and December 2016.

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