The official website of the Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterun Da (The Anthem of the Heart), shortened as Kokosake, anime film, has revealed lots of new videos for the original anime film produced by the staff behind AnoHana. The site has also revealed the next set of advance tickets. The film itself will be out Japanese theatres on September 19th.
The first video revealed is a new trailer that also features English subtitles. The trailer introduces the main characters and premise of the upcoming film.
Additionally, the second commercial for the movie was also released, recapping the trailer:
Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterun Da. is also having a promotional campaign with Japanese food manufacturer Meiji for their chocolate products. Two commercials have been revealed to promote the campaign, which will run till October 16, where even the main theme song of the company is played in the CMs.
There will also be specially marked Meiji chocolate that contain Quo cards with Menma from Anohana, and Jun from Kokosake. There are also codes in the packaging where users can enter them online for a chance to win an Artbook of the two anime.
The next wave of advance tickets for the film will be available from July 11th. This batch will contain various goodies including a B3 poster of AnoHana, a B3 poster of Kokosake, and a B6 poster of a collaborative art between the two series.
The main cast includes:
- Inori Minase (Chino Kafuu in Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?) as Jun Naruse
- Kouki Uchiyama (Raku Ichijou from Nisekoi) as Takumi Sakagami
- Sora Amamiya (Akame from Akame ga Kill!) as Natsuki Nidou
- Yoshimasa Hosoya (Junpei Hyuuga in Kuroko’s Basketball) as Daiki Tazaki
Here is the first Promotional Video that was released at AnimeJapan that reveals the September 19 release date:
The upcoming film will reunite the all the main staff members behind the AnoHana anime series and film:
- Director: Tatsuyuki Nagai (Toaru Kagaku no Railgun, Toradora!)
- Screenplay Writer: Mari Okada (Hanasaku Iroha, Toradora!)
- Anime Character designer: Masayoshi Tanaka (High School of the Dead, Toradora!)
- Animation Studio: A-1 Pictures (Aldnoah.Zero, Sword Art Online)
Here is the synopsis of the film:
Jun is a girl whose words have been sealed away. She was once a happy girl, but because of a [certain thing] she said when she was very young, her family was torn apart. One day, the egg fairy appeared in front of her and sealed away her ability to talk in order to stop her from hurting anybody else. Since this traumatic experience, Jun lives in the shadows away from the limelight. But, one day she is nominated to become an executive member of the “community outreach council.” On top of that, Jun is also appointed to play the main lead in their musical…
The Kokoro Ga Sakebitagatterun Da anime movie will be releasing in Japanese theatres from September 19th. The next wave of advance tickets will be on sale from July 11th. Further information about the film will be revealed at a later date.
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