A Piece of Phantasmagoria

Synopsis: Based on Phantasmagoria, a picture book, this is a reflective anime set in a fantasy and minimalist world. The series Consists of fifteen episodes, each five minutes in length.
Genre: Animation


To the north, upon a plain, not so big,

there is a giant projector.

It's a planetarium that projects

the stars in the nightly sky

Operators come and go...

while the machine survives the ages.

It may seem a romantic job

but in fact it's quite though.

The operator is permanently busy

fixing the machine

During daytime the operator drinks coffee,

at a nearby cafeteria.

It's his only hobby

It may not be great coffee,

but because he can always sit there

on his own, it gives him time to rest.

A ship passes by, hooping...

as if announcing a new season.

The operator sighs, because he knows

the new season will get him very busy again

Every time the season changes,

he has to adjust the machine.

He must oil some parts, replace

the batteries and change the reels.

The summer constellation

has to be projected in the summer,

and the winter constellation

runs only in wintertime.

It's a job that needs a lot of attention.

One day, at the usual cafeteria,

a new customer arrives.

The man explains

he comes from the south

just to see the aurora.

He said the people from his country

work hard every day...

...just to travel to the northern country

and watch the beautiful aurora...

displayed on the night sky.

Little did the man realize...

that he sat oppose...

the planetarium operator.

While traveling the realm of dream...

I discovered the little planet "Phantasmagoria".

This has been a story from that planet.

Till next time!


There is a paint factory

in the Rainbow Valley.

I work there.

To make our paints,

we scrape chunks from a shiny rainbow

which materialized here in the past.

As far as I can remember,

not other rainbow has appeared.

The factory has been in decline

the last years

and maybe I will loose my job.

Every night I go to the city

in search of booze.

Since there is nothing else to do,

day after day... I wake up drunk

One day...

I heard a story about a place...

Shooting star Hill

where often falling stars come down.

Those fallen meteors, when found,

are sold for a fortune

That's why I decided to go south,

hoping to make fast money.

But my hopes got shattered.

Not a single meteor was seen...

It took me more then a month,

before I got it...

I realized...

I had to come back.

The smell of the paint factory

welcomed me.

What should I do now?

Stay until everything was lost?


...I could not believe my eyes.

Right there in front of me,

there was a new rainbow

that we craved for so much.

In my surprise it came back to me.

How much I loved rainbows.

While travelling the realm of dream...

I discovered the little planet


This was a story from that planet.

Till next time!


The surface is made of glass...

...it waves softly.

Inside, a great number of creatures live.

To capture a prey from outside

takes a lot of effort.

Telegraphic posts go to work.

The moon rises from the surface!

How are you?

Eight sardines.

Maybe tomorrow, I'll go

to where the Element IX is.

No way, that's a dangerous place.

You'll get completely burned!

You see? He's also a victim.

When I see ships, I can't avoid it.

Have you ever been?

I was a sailor.

The last ship on which I sailed...

was called "Gondwana"

It was a beautiful Ship.

While travelling the realm of dream...

I found the little planet "Phantasmagoria".

This is a small story from that planet.

Till next time!


"Rager", Land of Snowmen, is the coldest

skate rink in the world at -86F.

Today marks the end of the season.

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