News Laughing Under the Clouds Gaiden Anime Film Trilogy Reveals Title, June 9 Debut for 2nd Film
posted on 2017-12-02 06:45 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
A stage greeting event for the Donten ni Warau Gaiden: Ketsubetsu, Yamainu no Chikai anime film — the first film in the anime trilogy film adaptation of Kemuri Karakara's Donten ni Warau Gaiden (Laughing Under the Clouds - Side Story) manga — revealed on Saturday that the second film will open on June 9, 2018. The second film is titled Donten ni Warau Gaiden: Shukumei, Sōtō no Fūma (Fate, The Double-Headed Fūma).
Donten ni Warau Gaiden: Ketsubetsu, Yamainu no Chikai (Parting, The Oath of the Yamainu) opened in Japan on Saturday and will screen for two weeks.
Tetsuya Wakano (episode director for Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, The Rolling Girls, Danbōru Senki Wars) is directing the trilogy at Wit Studio. Eiji Umehara (Grimoire of Zero, Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, Lagrange - The Flower of Rin-ne) is handling the series composition, and Kii Tanaka (M3 the dark metal, KONOSUBA - God's blessing on this wonderful world! 2) is the character designer and chief animation director. Hitomi Ezoe (episode director for new JoJo's Bizarre Adventure franchise, My Hero Academia season 2) is the assistant director, and Yutaka Yamada (Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul √A) is composing the music. All of the film's cast return from the anime, except for Toru Ohkawa and Fumiko Orikasa, who play Taiko Kumo and Koyuki Kumo respectively.
The manga includes stories not told in the original manga, including some from the past and some from the future.
Source: Comic Natalie