2016 Crayon Shin-chan Anime Film's Title, Staff Revealed

posted on 2015-10-31 07:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
24th film in franchise opens on April 16

The Crayon Shin-chan franchise revealed details for its 24th film at an event on Saturday. The Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Bakusui! Yumemi World Dai Totsugeki (Crayon Shin-chan the Movie Fast Asleep! The Large Attack on the Dreaming World) film will open in Japan on April 16.

Wataru Takahashi (Crayon Shin-chan films 17-23) is returning to direct the new film, and comedian Hitori Gekidan (actor in Train Man, Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress) is writing the film's script along with Takahashi. The announcement lists that voice actors Akiko Yajima (Shin-chan), Miki Narahashi (Misae Nohara), Keiji Fujiwara (Hiroshi Nohara), and Satomi Koorogi (Himawari) are returning to voice characters in the film, but it does not list their respective roles.

The film will take place in the world of dreams.

The 23rd film, Eiga Crayon Shin-chan: Ora no Hikkoshi Monogatari ~Saboten Daishūgeki (Crayon Shin-chan: My Moving Story ~Cactus Attack!~), premiered in Japan on April 18. The film eventually grossed 2.28 billion yen (about US$18.2 million) during its theatrical run. The film followed the Nohara family after they move to Mexico.

Source: Anime! Anime!

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