Osamu Dazai’s masterpiece of Japanese literature is re-imagined in this hyper-kinetic deep dive into human consciousness.
From the chief director of PSYCHO-PASS, director of Afro Samurai, and the studio that brought you Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters.
The year is 2036. A revolution in medical treatment has conquered death by means of internal nanomachines and the “Shell System”, yet only the richest can afford to partake.
Yozo Oba isn’t the richest. Troubled by strange dreams, he flippantly joins his friend’s biker gang on an ill-fated incursion to “The Inside”, where society’s elite lives. This instigates a journey of terrifying discovery that will change Yozo’s life forever.
This clip showcases the futuristic setting of the film including environmental and background animation as well as highlighting the Qualification Ceremony where humans are given awards for their positive contributions to society and exceeding expectations in terms of behavior.