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Kimi no Koe o Todoketai Anime Film's Teaser Reveals August 25 Opening

posted on 2017-05-26 05:30 EDT

The official website of Kimi no Koe o Todoketai, Madhouse's original anime film project, began streaming a teaser video for the film on Friday. The video reveals the film's August 25 opening in Japan.

In addition, the site revealed additional cast for the film. Yuuki Kaji will play the character Daigo Koyurugi, Tatsuhisa Suzuki will play the character Masaki Kawabukuro, and Masako Nozawa will play Nagisa's grandmother.

The anime's voice cast includes (left to right in image above):

  • Momone Iwabuchi as Shizuku Dobashi
  • Yuki Tanaka as Kaede Tatsunokuchi
  • Misako Iino as Yū Hamasuka
  • Mina Katahira as Nagisa Yukiai
  • Mitsuho Kambe as Ayame Nakahara
  • Hitomi Suzuki as Otoha Biwakōji
  • Suzuko Mimori as Shion Yazawa

All the voice actresses except for Suzuko Mimori won the "Kimikoe Project" audition last August, and have formed the voice actress unit Now on Air.

The story depicts the worries, conflicts, and dreams of a high school girl in Shōnan, a bayside area of Kanagawa Prefecture south of Tokyo. Nagisa, a girl who is a little impatient because she cannot find her future calling, wanders into a mini FM radio station that has been disused for several years. On impulse, she tries to become a DJ, and her broadcasted words by chance unexpectedly reaches people.

Naoyuki Itou (Overlord, Eiga Dokidoki! Precure Mana Kekkon!!? Mirai ni Tsunagu Kibō no Dress, 2002's Kanon, Digimon: Data Squad, Iriya no Sora, UFO no Natsu) is directing the film at the studio Madhouse (Summer Wars, Chihayafuru, One-Punch Man), and Manabu Ishikawa (Welcome to Irabu's Office, Yozakura Quartet ~Hoshi no Umi~, Yozakura Quartet ~Hana no Uta~) is writing the script. Manga creator and illustrator Toshinao Aoki (Futari de Okawari, Kurumi no Ki, Rail of Life) is designing the characters, and Aya Takano is adapting the designs for animation. Akito Matsuda is composing the music, and Tohokushinsha Films is producing.


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