King of Prism by Pretty Rhythm Anime Film Earns 250 Million Yen
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The staff of the KING OF PRISM by PrettyRhythm anime film announced during an event at Shinjuku's Wald 9 theater on Wednesday that the film has grossed 250 million yen (about US$2.20 million) since its January 9 opening. The film is currently showing in 54 theaters across Japan, after only showing in 14 theaters in its opening week, and at nine theaters by its third week.
The main cast includes:
Tetsuya Kakihara as Kōji Mihama
Tomoaki Maeno as Hiro Hayami
Toshiki Masuda as Kazuki Nishina
Junta Terashima as Shin Ichijō
Sōma Saitō as Yukinojō Tachibana
Tasuku Hatanaka as Taiga Kōgami
Taku Yashiro as Kakeru Jūōin
Masashi Igarashi as Minato Takahashi
Takuma Nagatsuka as Leo Saionji
Yūma Uchida as Yū Suzuno
Shōta Aoi as Rui Kisaragi
Takeuchi as Alexander Yamato
Shinichiro Miki as Jin Norizuki
Daisuke Namikawa as Kanrinin
Showtaro Morikubo and Toshihiko Seki also play characters in the film.
The film's announcement described its story:
The unit Over The Rainbow succeeds in its debut. Aiming to become like the boy band, more students enroll in Edel Rose. Hiro and the others begin practice for the Prism King Cup, an event that is held once every four years. However, a rival called "Schwarz Rose" appears... Who will become the Prism King, the one who can make girls' hearts throb the most!?
Masakazu Hishida (various Pretty Rhythm TV anime series) is directing the film at Tatsunoko Production with a script by Jou Aoba (Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream storyboard). Yoshihiro Otobe (Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live) is the CG director, and Mai Matsuura (Pretty Rhythm All Star Selection) is credited with the original character plan and design. TAKARA TOMY A.R.T.S and syn Sophia are credited with the original work, and Avex Pictures is distributing the film.
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