Hiroyasu Ishida Directs New Anime Short "FASTENING DAYS 2" for YKK Corporation

Perfume provides their 2014 song "Hold Your Hand" as the ED theme

Following the successful first clip that has been viewed over four million times worldwide since October 2014, YKK Corporation, the world's largest zipper/zip manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo, has posted a nine-minute new anime short FASTENING DAYS 2, again directed by Studio Colorido's Hiroyasu Ishida (Typhoon Noruda character designer/animation director). He was first recognized internationally for his 2009 short Fumiko no Kokuhaku/Fumiko's Confession.


As with "Hurly Burly" for the first, popular three member group Perfume provides their 2014 song "Hold Your Hand" as the second story's ED theme, that was originally included in their 20th single "Cling Cling."



"FASTENING DAYS 2" story synopsis:

-In the previous story, Yoji and Kei rescued Anna, their adoptive mother. Now, they are once again using

the Fastening Machine with Oscar, the bear robot, to solve any problems the town is facing. One day,

however, a mysterious hero makes her appearance. And she happens to have the same Fastening Machine

as Yoji and Kei. Who is this she? Why did she appear?  Just then, a big problem hits this peaceful town!

Will these small heroes be able to save the town from a crisis? This is a near-futuristic action anime taken

to the next level! Don't miss it!


Japanese dub clip


English dub clip


Main visual


Hiroyasu Ishida





"FASTENING DAYS" story synopsis: 

Yoji and Kei, a boy and girl, live in a town in the not-so-distant future with their foster parent, Anna.

But these seemingly ordinary children have a secret hidden even from their unsuspecting mother:

Yoji and Kei are superhero defenders of their town!

With a flap of their capes, the two of them and their robot bear sidekick, Oscar, protect the citizens

in their town with their handmade high-tech machinery. But from what menace?

And will our little heroes be able to overcome the crisis about to threaten the town's peaceful everyday serenity?

Check out this utterly electrifying near-future animation to find out!

Japanese dub clip


English dub clip



"Fumiko no Kokuhaku/Fumiko's Confession"



Source: press release


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