18 June 2011


Global warming has taken its toll and all that seems to be left of dry land is a tiny, tiny island. Upon it two strange friends come to terms with their respective fates and say good bye to each other.

This rather special animation was made by Eric Bates while he was studying at the Kyoto University of Art and Design. As a result the Japanese influence bleeds through every cell of this animation and as a whole it relates to Bates’ experiences of his time in Japan.

As a not, keep watching after the credits – it has a little coda which might cheer you up!