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Usuzumizakura -Garo- Anime Film Reveals Trailer, October 6 Debut, More Cast, Theme Song Artist, Visual

posted on 2018-09-07 06:01 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
JAM Project perform film's theme song

The official website for the Usuzumizakura -Garo- (Gray Cherry Blossoms: Garo) anime film project began streaming a trailer for the film on Friday. The video reveals the film's debut on October 6.

The site also revealed a new key visual illustrated by character designer Masakazu Katsura.

Additionally, the site has revealed two new cast members for the film.

Atsuko Tanaka as Akira

Keisuke Higashi as Tokimaru

Lastly, the site revealed that JAM Project will perform the film's theme song "Hitohira" (Petal).

Previously revealed cast members include:

Masei Nakayama as Raikou


Romi Park as Seimei


Akiko Yajima as Kintoki


Kenyuu Horiuchi as Fujiwarano Michinaga


Daisuke Namikawa as Fujiwarano Yasusuke


Katsuhito Nomura as Minamotono Yorinobu


Mayu Udono as Inari


Additionally, Jouji Nakata will play Tenko and Tomokazu Seki will play Takeru.

Satoshi Nishimura (Ushio & Tora, Hajime no Ippo, Trigun) is directing at Studio M2 and Studio VOLN, and Yasuko Kobayashi (Attack on Titan, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure) is writing the script. Masakazu Katsura (Tiger & Bunny, Zetman) is returning from Garo: Crimson Moon to design the characters.

The official website describes the story:

The Heian world, the beautiful capital Kyo in its glorious splendor.
When two attractive Onmyōji meet, the sad, ephemeral, yet beautiful cherry blossoms …
… will bloom after a millennium.

The Garo the Animation and Garo: Crimson Moon television anime aired in 2014 and 2015, respectively, and Funimation Entertainment streamed both series. Funimation has also released both series on home video. Garo: Divine Flame, a film sequel to Garo the Animation, opened in Japan in May 2016. The latest anime entry in the Garo franchise, Garo -Vanishing Line-, premiered in October 2017, and Crunchyroll streamed the series with English subtitles as it aired. Funimation streamed the series with an English dub.

Source: Usuzumizakura -Garo- anime film's official website


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