News New English Maquia Trailer
posted on 2018-05-16 19:18 EDT by Andrew Osmond
Anime Limited has released a revised English-language trailer for P.A. Works and Mari Okada's Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana o Kazarō). The film will be released on June 27, and tickets can be booked at its website.
The film opened in Japan on February 24. Anime Limited describes the story:
The people of Iolph have a lifespan of hundreds of years and maintain their teenage appearances for life, but when the peace of this town is shattered by those who want the secret to their longevity for themselves, a young girl named Maquia is forced to escape. Wandering the land alone, upon finding an orphaned baby she chooses to raise him, but as this boy grows up so the difference in their lifespans is thrown into ever-sharper relief.
The cast includes:
Miyu Irino as Erial
Ai Kayano as Leilia
Yuuki Kaji as Clear
Miyuki Sawashiro as Rashine
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Lang
Rina Satou as Mido
Yōko Hikasa as Tita
Misaki Kuno as Medmel
Tomokazu Sugita as Isol
Hiroaki Hirata as Baro
The film is the directorial debut of anime screenwriter Okada (The Anthem of the Heart, anohana), who also wrote the script.
Akihiko Yoshida (Nier: Automata, Bravely Default, Final Fantasy XIV games) is credited with the original character designs. Toshiya Shinohara (A Lull in the Sea, Red Data Girl) is chief director. Yuriko Ishii (Kuromukuro, Another) designed the characters for animation and is chief animation director. Kazuki Higashiji (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG, A Lull in the Sea) is art director, and Tomoaki Okada (Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, Blast of Tempest) is in charge of art design and concept design. Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell, Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru) composed the music, and Kazuhiro Wakabayashi (Ghost in the Shell, Bungo Stray Dogs) is sound director.
Via Otaku News