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A Turtle’s Shell is a Human’s Ribs Film Previewed Ahead of Anime Expo Screenings

A Turtle's Shell is a Human's Ribs

One of the screenings to come at this weekend’s Anime Expo 2022 is for the anime film adaptation of Satoshi Kawasaki’s A Turtle’s Shell is a Human’s Ribs (Kame no Kōra wa Abarabone) picture book. A new trailer arrived for the feature—which will screen at AX on July 3 and 4—along with more info on the cast, staff and Japanese release timing.

The film—which is directed by Masa Mori (scriptwriter for Obey Me!), written by Mori and Shinichi Tanaka and produced at Type ZERO—opens in Japan this October. Cast members include Hiroya Shimizu as Kamero Kameta and Hayato Isomura as Eeruo Kaerukawa, both making their acting debut. 

Here’s how Anime Expo describes it:

“Huh? A turtle’s shell is actually a human’s ribs?” “The reverse-bending knee of a flamingo is a human’s ankle!?” The illustrated encyclopedia A Turtle’s Shell Is a Human’s Ribs by Satoshi Kawasaki (SB Creative) clearly illustrates what it would be like if the human body acquired the bodily mechanics of various animals. With its outstanding animal humans, this amazing book has gathered a lot of attention and became quite a hit in Japan! And at last, it’s been made into an animated movie!

Via Anime News Network