RIYAD – Manga Production Company, affiliated with MiSK Foundation, in cooperation with Japanese company “Toei Animation” launched the premiere of the first Saudi-Japanese animated film “The Journey in Tokyo”, the capital of the most powerful anime productions to the world at the prestigious “Asahi” hall.
The film was launched in the presence of dignitaries from the Japanese parliament and Japanese business leaders and media representatives, in addition to Japanese dubbing artists with voice actors such as Toru Furiya, Hiroshi Kamiya and Takaya Kuroda, director Kobun Shizuno and executive producer Shinji. Shimizu.
The company had recently launched its first film screenings in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dubai, and it is now showing in several theaters in nine Arab countries and also available in 4DX technology as the first Saudi film to present this experience to the public.
The Ambassador of the Kingdom to Japan Nayef Al-Fahadi, said that this epic tale that presents our ancient civilization in the Arabian Peninsula is an attraction that supports the path of rapprochement between the two friendly peoples that has been stretching since 1955.
He stressed that the government of the Kingdom welcomes all efforts that would strengthen relations between the two friendly countries at all levels.
For his part, the CEO of Manga Productions, Dr Issam Bukhari, said that Saudi Arabia and Japan have built their relationship through the oil trade, and today this relationship is further consolidated and strengthened through the close partnership. in the field of culture and entertainment, such as the industry.
He added that the film “The Journey” is the first cooperation between Manga productions and Japanese Toei Animation. – SPA