For Whom The Alchemist Exists Anime Film Unveils New Visual
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for For Whom the Alchemist Exists, the theatrical film of The Alchemist Code (Ta ga Tame no Alchemist or For Whom the Alchemist) smartphone game, unveiled a new visual for the film on Tuesday.
The film will open in theaters in Japan on June 14.
Masanori Takahashi (When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace) is directing the film. Toshizo Nemoto (Macross Delta, Log Horizon, Space Brothers, Steins;Gate) is writing the screenplay, Chikashi Kadekaru (Juni Taisen: Zodiac War, Scar-red Rider XechS) is designing the characters, and Akiyoshi Yasuda (★STARGUiTAR) is composing the music. Satelight is animating the film. In addition to the theme song, Huwie Ishizaki is also performing the film's ending song "Ano Natsu no Hi no Mahō" (That Summer Day's Magic).
Macross director Shoji Kawamori is serving as chief director on the project. Kawamori was first involved in the game when he directed the its opening video, which led to his involvement with the film. Kawamori previously stated that the film will be "not just for fans of the game, or anime, or fantasy, but will also expand on the game's world and stand alone as its own story."