The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl (2018)



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From the visionary mind of director Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game, Adventure Time's "Food Chain") comes The Night is Short, Walk On Girl, a comedy about one epic night in Kyoto. As a group of teens go out for a night on the town, a sophomore known only as "The Girl with Black Hair" experiences a series of surreal encounters with the local nightlife... all the while unaware of the romantic longings of Senpai, a fellow student who has been creating increasingly fantastic and contrived reasons to run into her, in an effort to win her heart.

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Hiroshi Kamiya
as Director of School Festival Operations
Kana Hanazawa
as The Girl with Black Hair
Ryûji Akiyama
as Don Underwear
Yûko Kaida
as Ms. Hanuki
Hiroyuki Yoshino
as The God of Old-book Markets

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All Critics (25) | Top Critics (2)

A highly original work by an artist who follows his own vision - wherever it leads.

Aug 21, 2018 | Full Review…

It is romantic and hallucinogenic, with an edge of softcore erotic sleaze.

Oct 5, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

I'm not sure even Thomas Pynchon could have crafted this kind of fever dream scenario.

Jan 26, 2019 | Full Review…

It's everything, a movie about the bottomless energy of youth that itself possesses that energy and instills it in the viewer.

Jan 8, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

It's delightful, delirious, delicious madness that perfectly captures the breathless euphoria of falling in love and the first time you truly realize just how scary and wonderful it is.

Dec 27, 2018 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Lovers of anime are going to love this, and they have every reason to do so. This one packs a chockful of laughs in many places, and it's one of the more inventive animated films of the year.

Dec 17, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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