Disney's BIG HERO 6 To Open Tokyo International Film Festival

Tokyo International Film Festival will be opening its doors on October 23rd with the world premiere of Disney's latest animation Big Hero 6. Parasyte, a manga adaptation and the new film from The Eternal Zero director Yamazaki Takashi will be closing the event, which runs until the 31st. The festival is set to contain a greater focus on animation than ever before this year, and Big Hero 6 with its Tokyo inspired setting and visuals reflects this decision.

"Big Hero 6" is the heartwarming adventure story of Hiro, a 14-year-old
robotics prodigy, and a robot called Baymax. The film is set in the
fictional metropolis of San Fransokyo (a combination of San Francisco and
Tokyo).

"PARASYTE" is directed by one of Japan's best filmmakers, Takashi Yamazaki
("Always - Sunset on 3rd Street" and "The Eternal Zero"). The film was
adapted from a Japanese comic by Hitoshi Iwaaki that was published in the
magazine 'Gekkan Afternoon' from 1990 to 1995 and sold 11 million copies.
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