“Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki” (FRIENDS もののけ島のナキ), is an upcoming Japan’s first feature-length 3D CG-anime film, written and directed by Takashi Yamazaki (Space Battleship Yamato). The screenplay is based on a traditional Japanese fairy tale called titled “Naita Aka-Oni” by Hirosuke Hamada. The story is centers around a mysterious island in the middle of a lake, the local’s fear the island as it is said to be the home of terrible monsters. In reality the monsters living there are harmless and in fact living in fear of the humans who surround them. One day, a human child named Kotake finds his way onto the island, where he is cared for by a red ogre named Naki and his friend, the blue ogre, Gunjo.