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KENN Performs Meiji Tokyo Renka Film's Theme Song

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
KENN also plays Shunsō Hishida in July 18 film based on Broccoli's visual novel

Japanese singer and voice actor KENN (Brothers Conflict ending, Pretty Rhythm franchise) revealed on his Twitter account on Monday that he will perform the theme song for the upcoming Gekijōban Meiji Tokyo Renka: Yumihari no Serenade (Film Version Meiji Tokyo Love Song ~Crescent Moon's Serenade~) anime film. The song's title is as yet unrevealed.

The film's official website revealed the cast on April 15, which includes KENN as Shunsō Hishida. The film's main cast is as follows:

The film's heroine, Mei Ayazuki, remains uncast.

The film is based on Broccoli's Meiji Tokyo Renka visual novel game. The movie's website describes the story's prologue: On an evening lit by a crimson full moon, an ordinary high school girl named Mei Ayazuki meets a self-proclaimed magician named Charlie at a festival. Through Charlie's magic, she time-travels to the Meiji era in Tokyo, where she meets and falls in love with various great historical figures from that time period.

Hiroshi Watanabe (Hetalia The Beautiful World) is directing the film at Studio DEEN under the supervision of Yukiko Uoizumi, the scenario writer of the game series. Yoshiko Nakamura (Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Hiiro no Kakera - The Tamayori Princess Saga) wrote the screenplay, and Akio Hirakawa (chief animation director on Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East) adapted Karu's original character designs for animation. Mages. is credited with the original story.

The film will open in Japan on July 18.

[Via Nijimen]

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