HoneyWorks' Virtual Idol Unit LIP x LIP Gets Anime Film
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
HoneyWorks announced on Friday that its virtual idol duo LIPxLIP are getting an anime film titled Kono Sekai no Tanoshimikata: Secret Story Film (How to Enjoy This World: Secret Story Film). The project will mark HoneyWorks' 10th anniversary. The company revealed a teaser video and visual for the anime.
Fumie Muroi (Aquarian Age the Movie, animation director for Black Lagoon) is directing the anime at CLAP (Pompo: The Cinéphile). Yoshimi Narita (Pretty Cure, Our love has always been 10 centimeters apart.) is writing the script, and Miwa Oshima (Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts, The Helpful Fox Senko-san) is designing the characters. Moe Hyūga (If My Favorite Pop Idol Made it to the Budokan, I Would Die, O Maidens in Your Savage Season) is composing the music.
Other staff members include:
- Color Design: Hikari Komiya
- Art Director, Art Setting: Takafumi Nishima
- Director of Photography: Mitsuhiro Sato
- Editing: Kashiko Kimura
- Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
- Production Producer: Ryoichiro Matsuo
- Executive Producer: Muneyuki Kii
- Planning, Producer: Shunsuke Saito
- Producer: Daiki Koide
- Distribution: Toei
The virtual idol unit debuted in 2016. They performed the insert song "Romeo" for the Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita: Kokuhaku Jikkō Iinkai (I've Always Liked You) anime film, which opened in Japan in April 2016 as the first film in HoneyWorks' "Confess Your Love Committee: Romance Series" project. They have also contributed songs to the Our love has always been 10 centimeters apart. special in the franchise, as well as the I'm glad I could keep running television anime.
Thanks to Kougeru for the news tip.
Sources: Kono Sekai no Tanoshimikata: Secret Story Film's website, Comic Natalie
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