On the official site for the original animation film by Bandai Namco Pictures, Hula Fulla Dance, a new promotional video of the project was published. The video confirms again that the premiere is scheduled for the next December 3 at the cinemas of Japan.
This film had its premiere programmed for the summer season-2021 (July-September) in the cinemas of Japan, but it was delayed indefinitely by "multiple reasons". It is starring Hiwa Natsunagi, an original character created by Bandai Namco Pictures studios in September 2020 to support the tourism of the city of Iwaki in Fukushima prefecture. The character was designed by Hiroko Yaguchi, better known as the designer of Aikatsu characters!.
Cast of voices
- Haruka Fukuhara as Hiwa Natsunagi.
- Dean Fujioka as Ryota Fujikake.
- Yuuki Yamada like Kazuto Taira.
- Karen Miyama as Kanna Kamakura.
- Miyu Take like Ranko Takigawa.
- Emiri Touyama as Shirasawa Shion.
- Seiji Mizushima (Fullmetal Alchemist, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) is responsible for the General Directorate of the project, with Shinya Watada (Aikatsu Stars! The Movie) by the direction at Bandai Namco Pictures.
- Reiko Yoshida (Girls und Panzer, Violet Evergarden) is in charge of the writing and supervision of the scripts.
- Hiroko Yaguchi (Aikatsu!) Is responsible for the design of characters and the animation direction.
- Michiru Oshima (Fullmetal Alchemist) is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
Description of Hiwa Natsunagi (Hula Fulla Dance)
Hiwa Natsunagi is a 19-year-old girl and resident of the city of Iwaki. She is the most recent hiring at the Hawaiian resort and is struggling to become a member of the Hawaiian dance club. She has already opened her official Twitter account to regularly publish information about the city and prefecture from her perspective. She also, she will share her daily struggles as a rookie hula dancer and some trivialities about this activity.
Source: Comic Natalie
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