After a delicious multi-course meal of short alphabetic animations earlier this week, here’s more of the charming and inventive work of Japanese animator Mirai Mizue. At top:

Various scenes of predation. All creatures have to eat each other in order in order to survive. His first professional work.

A complete version is included in [MIRAI MIZUE WORKS 2003-2010] DVD by CALF.​product/​1

And below, tending more to the abstract, a frame-by-frame animation of “ink streaming on the surface of water.”

An Alphabet of Abstract Animation: 26 Short Films by Mirai Mizue