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The Sketch of Life


(c) 2019 Sketch of Life film partners

(c) 2019 Sketch of Life film partners

(c) 2019 Sketch of Life film partners

(c) 2019 Sketch of Life film partners

Release Date
November, 15th, 2019
Running Time
100 min
Drama , Feature
Screening Format
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Sketch of Life film partners

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Broadmedia Studios

[ Story ]

Drama set in Omuta City, Fukuoka Prefecture in a real-life zoo that is a rarity for its focus on animal welfare. Directed by Segi Naoki of For Love's SAKE.
Tanaka Ryota (Sato Kanta) tried making it as a manga artist in Tokyo but returns to his hometown in Fukuoka with his dreams unrealized. He starts working part-time at the Life-Prolonging Zoo in town and learns that it is a unique facility that prioritizes the health and happiness of the animals. When the zoo faces a crisis due to budget cuts, Ryota tries sharing the zoo's endeavors through manga.

[ Official Site ]

[ Contact (International) ]

Broadmedia Studios Corporation
Kohkaido Bldg., 4-2-45 Roppongi, Minato-ku,Tokyo 106-0032
tel: +81 3 5413 5487
fax: +81 3 5413 2044