Sunrise adapts classic youth lit sci-fi
Cinema Today's post of the latest trailer for Sunrise's (Gundam, Code Geass) adaptation of Mayumura Taku's juvenile lit sci-fi novel Nerawareta Gakuen reveals that the theme song for the anime movie will be provided by provided by band/doujin music group supercell of Black Rock Shooter fame.
Abeno 6th Junior high school is a high-ranked school but the morals of the school begin to deteriorate due to the stressful atmosphere. A beautiful girl named Takamizawa Michiru becomes the chairperson of the student council and controls the school through force and brainwashing. Seki Koji, one of the students, opposes to her violent ruling but finds there is a psychic boy who pulls the strings from behind.
The novel was published in 1973 and four live action TV drama and two live action films have been produced.