PriPara Film's Trailer Teases Multiple Stories
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Avex began streaming a trailer for the upcoming Gekijō-ban PriPara Mi~nna Atsumare! Prism Tours! film on Wednesday. The trailer features the PriPara insert song "Marble Make up a-ha-ha!" by Himika Akaneya and Yū Serizawa, Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future theme song "Life is Just a Miracle ~Ikiteru tte Subarashii~" by Pretty Rhythm Voice Actress (Rumi Ookubo, Natsumi Takamori, Minami Tsuda, and Ayane Sakura), and PriPara opening theme song "Make it!" by idol group i☆Ris.
Laala: I'm Laala Manaka! PriPara is becoming a movie! We'll guide you in the world of PriPara! Wait, huh!? We also came to the world of Pretty Rhythm! And the story of the film isn't just one!? I'm so excited! Gekijō-ban PriPara Mi~nna Atsumare! Prism Tours! We're giving out Pri Tickets as presents to friends who come and see the film! Premiering all over the country on March 7! Pre-sale Pri Ticket movie tickets are on sale now! 'Stood!
The film will be a cross-over with the Pretty Rhythm franchise, and will star:
- Saki Yamakita as Shion Yamakita
- Yū Serizawa as Mirei Minami
- Himika Akaneya as Laala Manaka
- Miyu Kubota as Sophy Hojo
- Yūki Wakai as Leona West
- Azuki Shibuya as Dorothy West
- Emiri Katō as Naru Ayase (from Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live)
- Kana Asumi as Aira Harune (Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream)
- Rumi Ookubo as Mia Ageha (Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future)
- Kanae Itō as Meganee Akai (From both PriPara and Pretty Rhythm)
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 Laala, 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 two franchises are also crossing over for a Nintendo 3DS game next March.