Rudolf the Black Cat
- Sunday, May 28, 15:00 Naxoshalle Kino
Rudorufu to Ippaiattena
- Japan 2016, Blu-ray, 90 min, Japanese with English subtitles with German live voice over, released to age 0 or older
- Director: Kunihiko YUYAMA, Motonori SAKAKIBARA
- Script: Yoichi KATO based on a children's book by Hiroshi SAITO
- Production: Sprite Animation Studios, OLM, OLM Digital
- Distribution: KSM
- Voice actors: Mao INOUE, Ryohei SUZUKI, Akio OTSUKA, Nana MIZUKI, Yuka TERASAKI
Rudolf is the cutest black kitten you can imagine. He leads a comfortable cat life in the city of Gifu until an odd accident places him in Tokyo. There he meets Ippaiattena, a stray cat who introduces him to the life on the streets. Will Rudolf find his way back home? Based on a popular children’s book series, RUDOLF THE BLACK CAT offers both irresistible cat cuteness and educational messages!
Kunihiko YUYAMA, born in 1952 in Tokyo, has been the director of countless animation series and films, including WEDDING PEACH and POKÉMON.
Motonori SAKAKIBARA, born in 1964, founded the Sprite Animation Studios in 2002 and has been working in Los Angeles since 2004. He has been the director of the successful US animated series PAC-MAN AND THE GHOSTLY ADVENTURES (2013–15).