Academy Award nomination, animated short film “Dam Keeper” YouTube full-length free delivery

2020.04.27

In view of the situation that many people are forced to spend their time at home due to the influence of the new coronavirus that spreads around the world, we have decided to offer the full-length free distribution on YouTube’s Tonko House channel for a limited time. Please enjoy the gem story.

In addition, KADOKAWA Co., Ltd. released a picture book of “Dam Keeper” on March 29, 2019, and held the “Tonko House Film Festival” at EJ Anime Theater Shinjuku from April to May of the same year. We are currently selling various goods such as “Dam Keeper” picture books at the Kadokawa Store.

"Dam Keeper" Story

The town is a large dam, damming the polluted atmosphere. It is Pig, a solitary pig boy, who lives in the windmill hut above the dam and turns the windmill in the morning and evening to protect the town. People used to hide pigs, even though they knew who was in town. In the new semester, transfer student Fox came to a school in the town. Loves to draw and interacts with the innocent Fox, which brings down Pig’s lonely heart. However, one day an incident happened …

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At the Kadokawa Store, including the picture book "Dam Keeper", Tonko House goods are on sale!

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1) Picture book “Dam Keeper” (1,760 yen including tax) * Electronic books are also on sale

2) Tonko House Film Festival 2019 Tote Bag (2,037 yen including tax)

3) Bamboo tumbler (1,834 yen including tax)

4) A set of 2 earth-friendly clear file sets (2 types) (1,019 yen each including tax)

5) Drawstring bag (1,019 yen including tax)

6) B2 art poster (916 yen including tax)

What is Tonko House?

Daisuke Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo are art directors at Pixar, one of the best anime studios in the world.
While working, he wrote the script himself and made a self-produced movie. The two directors’ first film “Dumb Key”
Par has won more than 20 awards at international film festivals around the world and won the 2015 American Academy Awards for Short Films.
It was nominated for and made a big sensation. In 2014, they established Tonko House, independent of Pixar. With new colleagues, he is expanding his range of activities in various fields such as video, publishing, and art events. Currently planning and developing a new product.

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