PriPara Film Confirmed With Pretty Rhythm Characters Next March
posted on by Egan Loo
The official website for the PriPara anime film updated on Saturday with the title, a new key visual, and ticket details. The key visual and cast list confirm that the main lead characters from the Pretty Rhythm franchise will be involved:
- Saki Yamakita as Shion Yamakita
- Yū Serizawa as Mirei Minami
- Himika Akaneya as Lala Manaka
- Miyu Kubota as Sophy Hojo
- Yūki Wakai as Leona West
- Azuki Shibuya as Dorothy West
- Emiri Katō as Naru Ayase
- Kana Asumi as Aira Harune
- Rumi Ookubo as Mia Ageha
- Kanae Itō as Meganee Akai
Gekijō-ban PriPara Mi~nna Atsumare! Prism Tours (PriPara the Movie: Eeeeveryone, Assemble! Prism Tours) will open on March 7, 2015. The website's tagline reads, "Welcome! To the idol theme park!! Experience the world of PriPara on tour!"
The story of the television anime revolves around Lala, an elementary school girl who wants to become an idol in PriPara, a sport that judges girls on their song, dance, and fashion. The invitation to the sport is through a PriPara ticket. Even though elementary school students at her school are not allowed to become PriPara idols, through many events, she passes the audition, and becomes an idol.
- Original Concept: Takara Tomy/syn Sophia
- Supervisor: Makoto Moriwaki
- Director: Masakazu Hishida
- CG Director: Yoshihiro Otobe
- Animation Production: Tatsunoko Production
- Production: Avex Pictures
- Distributor: Avex Pictures
- Promotion: Avex Pictures
- Special Support: Takara Tomy
- Assistance: PriPara Production Committee
Advance tickets will go on sale on December 13, and the tickets double as PriTickets that can be used in PriPara game machines, starting on January 15. In addition, moviegoers will receive a separate promotional PriTicket for an in-game Bunny Magician One Piece dress, starting on March 7. Starting on March 21, moviegoers will instead receive a promotional PriTicket for Bunny Magician Shoes and Bunny Magician Hair Accessories.
The film's first teaser video had teased characters from three Pretty Rhythm television anime series:
The two franchises are also crossing over for a Nintendo 3DS game next March.