Directed by Mari Miyazawa
Konigiri-Kun is a small rice ball (Onigiri) who lives in a food case. His head’s sesame seed and black dried seaweed is his trademark. One morning, realizing that his sesame seed is about to disappear, he goes shopping with his pet, Brorog.
A graduate of Nihon University, College of Art, Department of Fine Arts (1983) and the Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Film and New Media (2014), Mari Miyazawa worked as graphic designer for computer games until 2000. Since 2002, she has presented her “oekaki bento” (kyaraben) works as an exploration of “food art.” She has had solo exhibits in Ginza (Tokyo) and Umeda (Osaka).
Producer: Izumi Nakazawa
Editor: Etsuko Kimura
Music & Sound: Oyatsu No Jikan
Compositor: Ryosuke Nakanishi
Shorts Programs / 28 minsFREE PROGRAM. Love! Colors! Food! Dance! Dancing Food! This vibrant program of films is geared towards the young and the young-at-heart. All ages, imaginations, and hungry bellies welcome. A special event for children will follow the screening immediately outside because we all know what happens when we make kids wait. - Jin Yoo-Kim & David Ngo