Mai TOMINAGA was already successfully making short films during her studies at Tama Art University. After graduation, she first worked as a commercial director and directed animation shorts (BUSTAMAN OF BUONOMO and SLOTH SYRUP). She won an award at the Sundance Film Festival for her first feature film WOOL 100% (2005).

Films shown at Nippon Connection

Rinco's Restaurant, Japan 2010 (Director) NC11

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