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Lyrical Nanoha Detonation Anime Film's Trailer Previews Nana Mizuki's Theme Song

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Mizuki sings "Never Surrender" for October 19 film

The official Twitter account of the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Detonation anime film revealed a new trailer for the film on Friday. The trailer previews the film's theme song "Never Surrender" by Nana Mizuki.

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Detonation will open in Japan on October 19. The film's website previously teased that the new film will delve into the history between Iris and Yuri, and the tragedy of Eltoria's "Planet Reclamation Committee."

The film's new cast includes Kōichi Yamadera as the unnamed head of the Planet Reclamation Committee, Eiji Miyashita as Andy Penton, and Yumiko Ōfuku as Jessica Waverly.

The first film in the two-film project, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Reflection, opened in Japan in July 2017. Eleven Arts screened the film in U.S. theaters on February 9 in Japanese with English subtitles, and also screened the film in Canada on March 2.

In the story, a pair of researchers stay behind on their dying planet of Eltoria with their two daughters, Amitie and Kyrie, in hopes of finding a way to revive the planet. But when the husband Grants falls ill it seems their dream of reviving the planet will die. Against her older sister's wishes, Kyrie sets off with her childhood friend Iris to seek help from a distant alternate world. They arrive in Japan on Earth to search for the key to their planet's regeneration. There, they meet Nanoha Takamachi, Fate T. Harlaown, and Hayate Yagami.

Masaki Tsuzuki, the franchise creator and scriptwriter, is credited with the original work, and also penned the scripts of both films. Takayuki Hamana (The Prince of Tennis, Library War, Appleseed XIII) directed the first film at Seven Arcs Pictures, and both are returning for the second film. Kana Hashidate (Dog Days) drew the character designs, and Shochiku is distributing the films.

Sources: Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Detonation film's official Twitter account, Animate Times

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