This slice-of-life anime goes beyond a mere mystery narrative, and the end result is a disarmingly sincere look into the lives of two young friends.
This anime is a prequel to the 2004 live-action teen film, Hana and Alice, also by director Shunji Iwai. The leading actors from the 2004 film, Anne Suzuki (Hana) and Yu Aoi (Alice), reprise their roles as voice actors in this animated prequel.
Presented by The Japan Foundation and ACMI
the case of hana & alice
28 Nov + 1 Dec
Alice has just moved to a new town, and already wishes she could leave. After hearing mysterious rumours of a classmate’s disappearance at the hands of “Judas”, Alice realises her new bedroom once belonged to the missing boy. But Hana, the recluse from next door, is convinced the missing boy is still alive.