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Poupelle of Chimney Town

Eiga Entotsumachi no Puperu
2020 / 100m - Japan
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
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Studio 4°C's latest feature animation is a sprawling fantasy adventure that echoes Noiseman Sound Insect and Tekkonkinkreet, only targeted at a slightly younger audience. The animation is riveting, the art style imaginative and the pacing perfect. The plot is a bit basic and the soundtrack can get a little J-Pop centric, but these are just minor hiccups that didn't really get into the way of my overall enjoyment. Fans of animation (and 4°C in particular) will have a field day with this film.