Crunchyroll Streams The Royal Tutor Anime Film
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Crunchyroll announced on Saturday that it will stream the The Royal Tutor anime film starting on Saturday at 11:00 p.m. ET worldwide outside of Asia. The film opened in Japan on Saturday. Crunchyroll describes the film:
The biggest threat to hit the Royal Kingdom?!
Under the guidance of The Royal Tutor Heine Wittgenstein, the four princes of the Glanzreich Kingdom, who aim to become the next king, have overcome various challenges and gradually grown up, while being confused sometimes. One day, the twin princes from the Romano Kingdom suddenly appear in front of them. Despite their cute looks, their true nature is super sadistic. To handle this unprecedented crisis, Heine and the four princes decide to teach them a lesson?!
Keisuke Ueda, Yūya Asato, Yūto Adachi, Daisuke Hirose, and Shōta Aoi all return from the anime to reprise their roles as Heine, Kai, Bruno, Leonhard, and Licht, respectively. Shōhei Hashimoto and Shōgo Sakamoto are joining the cast as Ivan Aleksandrovich Romano and Eugene Aleksandrovich Romano, respectively.
Katsuya Kikuchi returned to direct the film, and Kimiko Ueno returned for the script. Rena Okuyama returned for the animation character designs and as chief animation director. Hozumi Gōda and Keiji Inai returned as sound director and music composer, respectively.
"P4 with T" — the group composed of the voice actors for Heine and the four main princes — returned to perform the film's ending theme song "Tomodachi Ijō x Teki Miman" (More Than Friends x Less Than Enemies). Aside from voicing Eugene, Sakamoto also returned to perform the film's theme song "Parallel na Kankei" (Parallel Connection).
The film screenings in Japan feature a total of three different sets of live-action footage screening before the film. Each clip tells the story on the day of the arrival of the Romano brothers before the film's story begins. Screenings from February 16 to 20 feature footage focusing on Heine. Screenings from February 21 to 24 will have footage focusing on Kai and Bruno. Screenings from February 25 to March 1 will have footage focusing on Leonhard and Licht.
The anime adapting Higasa Akai's manga premiered in Japan in April 2017, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series with English subtitles. Yen Press began releasing Higasa Akai's original manga as e-books in English in 2015.