Shin is a rather ordinary high school student. One day, he encounters Jin, another version of himself who hails from a parallel universe where Japan is under the yoke of an evil empress. He is tasked with eliminating the queen’s double, who turns out to be… Shin’s best friend.
The Relative Worlds is impressive not only for its storyline full of unexpected twists and turns but also its graphics: the film, shot in 3D, was converted to traditional 2D to ensure an enhanced reality. In a global first, some of the sequences were entirely computer-animated. When (science-)fiction becomes reality…
Version: in Japanese, subtitled in French
Director: Yuhei Sakuragi
Producer: Shion Komatsu
Scenario: Yuhei Sakuragi