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Nihon Animator Mihonichi - #28

Japan Animator Expo or Japan Anima(tor)’s Exhibition (日本アニメ(ーター)見本市 Nihon Animētā Mihon'ichi) is a weekly series of original net animations released as part of a collaboration between Hideaki Anno’s Studio Khara and Dwango, consisting of various anime shorts produced by many directors. The project began release from November 7, 2014 and is streamed worldwide on Niconico.

Episode #28 - Endless Night by Sayo Yamamoto released on August 21, 2015


  • Network: TV Tokyo
  • Episode: 35
  • Type: Animation
  • Date: November 7, 2014 – October 9, 2015


  • Watched: Yes
  • Finished: N/A (I did finish this episode, but not the series as a whole)
  • Recommend: Yes (This was a beautifully illustrated animation short that should get a little more notice. The story flowed well and the use of color was amazing.)
  • Date Watched: February 1, 2017


The short film series “Japan Anima(tor)’s Exhibition” presented by Studio Khara and Dwango. Original projects, spin-off projects, promotional films, Music PV, and VJ Films, etc… Various omnibus animations produced with love and energy, regardless of any genres. The digital distribution anime series bring opportunities for project development, R&D, human resources development, and free production under limited period and budget, to explore the possibilities of future film production.

Episode #28: Endless Night: Kenji Miyamoto, the one and only choreographer in Japan x Atsushi Kamijo, a cartoon artist x figure skating. An animated work in very unusual collaboration!