Pretty Rhythm Shōjo Anime Film's 1st Teaser Posted
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Avex began streaming the first teaser trailer for the upcoming film version of the Pretty Rhythm anime and arcade game franchise on Saturday. The video features the song "Doshaburi HAPPY!” (Pouring Rain HAPPY!) by Happy Rain, a Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live musical unit made up of voice actresses Emiri Katō, Yū Serizawa, and Mikako Komatsu. The teaser is narrated by Prism Show navigator Meganee Akai, who is voiced by Kanae Itō.
The video features the following dialgoue:
Meganee: Welcome to the world of Prism Shows! Aurora Dream, Dear My Future, Rainbow Live. The Prism Stars who are admired by girls all across Japan are gathering together! You can enjoy that Happy Lucky and Happy Naru Prism Show on the big screen. It's the number one thing to be excited for this spring! Pretty Rhythm: The Movie. Opening in theaters on March 8.
Attendees to the film opening March 8 will also receive a limited edition rare stone to use in the arcade game.
Avex also opened an official website for the film, and posted the first piece of key visual art (seen below). The key visual uses art previously used throughout the franchise's history, and features the characters Aira Harune (left), Naru Ayase (middle), and Mia Ageha (right).
Although toy maker Takara Tomy and game developer syn Sophia have been running the franchise continuously since the 2010 arcade game Pretty Rhythm Mini-Skirt, this will be the first anime film. The film will compile Prism Show scenes from all three television anime series.
The arcade games are targeted towards elementary school girls. The stories center around aspiring idols who compete in Prism Shows, a new kind of event that combines skating, dancing, singing, and fashion.
The first television anime, Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream, premiered in 2011. Two more television anime, Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future and Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live, have since followed. Here is a promotional video for the ongoing Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live anime:
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