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Creator's File - Animation

No. 47


Animated Film Director / Illustrator
KABUKI Sawako is an animated film director, born in 1990 in Tokyo, Japan.
After working as an assistant director at a Japanese pornographic video company, she joined the graphic design department of Tama Art University from which she graduated in 2016.
She is now mainly involved in the production of slightly erotic animation films, for herself and for private clients (MTV in particular). Her films have won more than 20 awards and have been selected in numerous international festivals in more than 20 countries.
Her latest film, Summer's Puke is Winter's Delight (2016) was the first Japanese student film to win a Jury award at Annecy International Film Festival.
©MIYU Productions, New Deer, Sawako Kabuki
©MIYU Productions, New Deer, Sawako Kabuki
©MIYU Productions, New Deer, Sawako Kabuki
25th Japan Media Arts Festival Animation Division Jury Selections
I'm Late
2021 / Documentary Animation / 10:35
Director: KABUKI Sawako
Animation: ZHOU Xiaolin, UMEBAYASHI Ikumi, SHIMIZU Haruka
Film editor: Albane du Plessix
Soundtrack: Hikariko
Production Company: Miyu Productions 
Co-Production Company: New Deer
Have you or your partner ever had an experience where you missed your period or been “late”?
©Sawako Kabuki
ANAL JUKE - anal juice -
2013 / Animated Short Film / 02:57
©Sawako Kabuki
Summer's Puke is Winter's Delight
2016 / Animated Short Film / 03:00