An extended trailer for the upcoming anime film trilogy adaptation of Takahiro and Bunbun’s Washio Sumi wa Yuusha de Aru (Washio Sumi is a Hero) light novel series has been revealed. The new trailer for the Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru prequel first recaps the events of the 2014 TV anime, before previewing the content for the prequel films.
The Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shou anime will be shown as a film trilogy, with the first movie releasing in Japan on March 18, 2017.
Here is the films’ previous trailer:
And the first trailer:
The first film of the trilogy will release on March 18th, with the second film releasing in April and the final film releasing in Japan in July, 2017. Tickets for the film are available for order this weekend with a three film pass going for ¥4,500 (~ US$42.20). Early orders will also come with an A4 clear file. The bundle will end on November 19th.
The main cast of the films include:
- Suzuko Mimori (Umi Sonoda from Love Live! School Idol Project) voicing as Sumi Washio
- Kana Hanazawa (Kanade Tachibana from Angel Beats!) as Sonoko Nogi
- Yumiri Hanamori (Chiaya Misono from Rolling☆Girls) who will voice Gin Minowa
- Rina Satou (Mikoto Misaka in Toaru Majutsu no Index) voicing Aki-sensei
The films’ production staff includes:
- Chief Director: Seiji Kishi (Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru, Angel Beats!)
- Director: Daisei Fukuoka (Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibougamine Gakuen)
- Series Composer and Scriptwriter: Makoto Uezu (Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru, Arslan Senki)
- Anime Character Designer and Chief Animation Director: Takahiro Sakai (Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru, Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge)
- Music Composers: Keiichi Okabe (Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru, Nier)
- Animation Studio: Studio Gokumi (Kiniro Mosaic, A-Channel)
A second season of the Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru was revealed, titled Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Yuusha no Shou (Yuki Yuna Is a Hero: Hero Chapter). It will be a direct sequel to the 2014 anime and will be airing in October 2017, during the Fall/Autumn 2017 anime season.
Here is a synopsis of the anime from MAL:
The story takes place in the era of the gods, year 300. Yuuna Yuuki lives an ordinary life as a second year middle school student, but she’s also a member of the “Hero Club,” where club activities involve dealing with a mysterious being called “Vertex.”