Alice in Dreamland Doll Film's Teaser, Cast, December Opening Revealed
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website of Kentaro Hachisuka and Mari Shimizu's Alice in Dreamland doll animation film project began streaming a 45-second teaser video for the film last Tuesday. The video reveals the film's December 19 opening at the K's Cinema in Shinjuku. The film combines both stop-motion and animation techniques.
The website also revealed the film's cast.
Hiro Shimono as The White Rabbit
Kazuya Ichijou as The Dark
Shiori Katsuta as The Red Queen
Mai Hashimoto as The Cheshire Cat
Shō Kawaguchi as The Dormouse
Yūya Matsushita as The Lion
Shiori Katsuta as Alice's Sister
Yūya Matsushita as The Mad Hatter
Shunsuke Satou as The March Hare
Shō Kawaguchi as The Unicorn
Mai Hashimoto as The White Queen
Rikako Yamaguchi as Tweedledum and Tweedledee
Kenta Akayama as The Black (White) Knight
Hachisuka is directing the film and is credited with the original idea, and doll maker Shimizu designed the dolls used in the film. Ryoma Ōta and BITGANG are editing the film, Kentarō Hachisuka is writing the film's script, Hideki Nishiyama is in charge of sound effects, and arai tasuku is composing the music.
The film's opening theme is titled "ALICE IN THE UNDERGROUND," while the ending theme is titled "Otona ni Natta Alice" (Grown-up Alice). Sumire Kokushoku is performing both theme songs.
The film's staff ran a successful crowdfunding campaign to fund the film. The film will open exclusively in K's Cinema in Shinjuku on December 19, and will screen every day at 10:15 a.m., with a repeat screening at 11:15 a.m. Pre-order tickets will cost 1,000 yen (about US$8), while tickets purchased on the day itself will cost 1,300 yen (about US$10). A talk event will precede each screening.
Thanks to Rachel S. for the news tip.