An old fan favorite has cracked the Oscar shortlist for Best Animated Short with Akira
helmer Otomo Katsuhiro in the running with his short film Combustible
. The story of an Edo era firefighter and his childhood love reunited in the midst of a massive - and true life - fire that wiped out half of the capitol city, Combustible
is part of a larger anthology project that also includes directors Ishii Katsuhito, Morita Shuhei and Katoki Hajime. Take a look at the teaser below.
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