Theatrical animation feature movie WAO Corporation presents its second family-oriented animation movie.The road show opened at 10 cities in Japan on April 7, 2007.
In those days we were tied by a bond of souls.JAPAN, Our Homeland (Furusato JAPAN)The 31st year of the Showa Era (1956) marked the tenth year since Japan's defeat in World War II. It was when Japan took its first step out of post-war poverty to rejoin the international community. In old downtown Tokyo, a teacher and her students try to pass down Doyo (Japanese traditional children's songs) as the root of JAPAN's cultural identity to the future generations.

<News>Screening by Official Invitation at “the 6th Animefest”
held in Brno, Czech Republic (May 8 through 10, 2009) !

The 12th Lyon Asian Film Festival (From November 8-13, 2006)Nominated competition! news Flash! Public Award for Best Animated Film & Junior Jury Award Grand Prix!Double Winning(November 12, 2006)
Overseas Film Festivals
  • Screening by Official Invitation at the 22nd International Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults (June 21 through 25, 2008 in Hamedan, Iran)
  • Screening by Official Invitation at the 10th Future Film Festival
    (January 15 through 20, 2008 in Bologna, Italy)
  • Screening by Official Invitation at the 20th Singapore International Film Festival
    (April 18 through 30, 2007 in Singapore)
  • Exhibits at the film market of the 11th Pusan International Film Festival
    (From October 12-20, 2006 in Busan, Korea)
Information
  • February 10, 2006
    Gallery is updated.
  • February 10, 2006
    Celebrating the completion of the movie, we will hold screenings for our business affiliates in Tokyo and Osaka in March.