Mappa The Stage 2023 schedule on Sunday revealed the lead cast, story introduction, a new teaser trailer, teaser visuals and a September 15 release date marie okadaoriginal anime movie of Alice to Therese no Maboroshi Kojo (The Illusory Factory of Alice and Therese).
Okada is also writing a novelization of the film (cover photo below). kadokawa Banko will release on June 13.
The film focuses on Masamune, a third-year middle school student who lives in a town where time has stopped because a sudden explosion at the steelworks factory has closed all exits to the town. Hoping to one day return to normal, the town’s residents are forbidden to change, and they live out their dreary everyday lives. Masamune’s mysterious classmate Atsumi takes him to the fifth blast furnace of the steelworks factory one day, and there they meet a girl who is wild like a wolf and cannot speak. The union of Masamune and these two girls upsets the balance of the world. The unstoppable “love impulse” of boys and girls tired of their everyday lives begins to destroy the world.
will be a movie star Junya Enoki As 14-year-old Masamune Kikuyori’s protagonist, Reena Ueda as Masamune’s classmate Atsumi Sagami, and misaki kuno as the mysterious girl Etsumi (character name spelling not confirmed).
Okada is writing and directing the film, which Mappa Originally announced in 2021. Okada is also credited with the original work.
Tadashi Hiramatsu serving as assistant director, and yuriko ishi ,one more, Personality-Trinity Spirit-) is designing the characters and serving as the chief animation director. kazuki higashiji ,Angel Beats!, Hanasaku Iroha – Blossom for Tomorrow, piano one) is directing the art. All of the above animators collaborated on Okada. Makia – When the promised flower blooms film. masaru yokoyama ,its blue sky, horimiya) is making music. Warner Bros. Distributing the film.
Source: Press Release, Mappa stage 2023 livestream
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