, a Spanish animated drama film and the winner of the Grand Prix Japan Prize last year, was chosen for theatrical release in Japan. Its premiere was in a theater in Shinjuku, Tokyo, on Saturday, June 22. After the premiere, the film's director, Ignacio Ferreras, greeted the audience. Ferreras said that he eagerly watched Japanese animation series from childhood. When he began to aspire to become an animation director, he studied their storyboards closely. He said he always had respected Japanese animations in mind while producing Wrinkles
. Ferreras spoke about the potential power of animation to appeal not only to children but to wider audiences.