“HIBAKUSHA” is an animated drama featuring Kaz Suyeishi, an 84 year old woman, who recalls her most vivid and horrific experiences as a 17 year old Hiroshima student during the morning of August 6, 1945 when the atomic bomb dropped on her hometown.
This film is inspired to bring awareness to the Hiroshima & Nagasaki bombings in hopes that nothing like this will ever happen again and over time, show tremendous forgiveness after these terrible incidents occurred. This project will commemorate the 66th Anniversary of the bombings and is dedicated to the Association of Hiroshima & Nagasaki A-bomb Survivors.
Among the voices behind the scenes of the animated short are Karin Anna Cheung, Priscilla Gee, Connie Lim, Daisuke Suzuki, Jane Lui, Paul Dateh, Kato Cooks, Steve Nguyen.
Look for the short to hit theaters on September 28, 2012.