Ride Your Wave

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet
  3. When and where ?

Hinako, a girl who loves surfing, moves to a seaside town. During a fire, she is saved by Minato a firefighter. This meeting bears witness to an improbable fusion between two beings from opposing elements. But, Minato drowns while out surfing alone. When everyone else is trying to get over Minato's death, Hinako hangs onto her friend's spirit that reappears in the form of water.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Ride Your Wave

    Directed by: Masaaki YUASA

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2019

    Running time: 01 h 35 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: 2D Computer, 3D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Masaaki YUASA

    Production: SCIENCE SARU INC, Eunyoung CHOI, FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK INC., Yuka OKAYASU

    Distribution: WILD BUNCH DISTRIBUTION, Thomas LEGAL, ANIME LTD., Sylvie BREVIGNON

    Artistic direction: Fuminao Akai

    Script: Reiko Yoshida

    Graphics: Takashi Kojima

    Music: Michiru Oshima

When and where ?

This film is part of the programme Feature Film in Competition 1: Ride Your Wave