HONG KONG – The Tokyo International Film Festival will unveil the premiere of “Pikmin Short Movies” an animated film from Nintendo.
The film was produced by Shigeru Miyamoto, as part of a research project for the giant Japanese games company.
Miyamoto, the game developer known as the creator of “Mario,” “Donkey Kong” and “The Legend of Zelda,” will hold a presentation with Nobuo Kawakami, chairman of Dwango and producer-trainer at Studio Ghibli.
Pikmin game characters are midway between animal and plant life and first appeared in 2001. They most recently appeared on Wii in 2013.