NIS America Announces "The Princess and the Pilot" Anime Movie

A Premium Edition will be released on May 14 of this year

NIS America has announced the license of anime movie The Princess and the Pilot (aka To Aru Hikūshi e no Tsuioku or Recollection of a Certain Airship Pilot). A Premium Edition will be released on May 14 of this year.


MADHOUSE (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, REDLINE) produced the anime adaptation of Koroku Inumura's popular light novel with TMS Entertainment and Jun Shihido (The Story of Saiunkoku, Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger) directing.



About the show:

The war between the Levamme Empire and the Amatsukami Imperium has been raging for years. In the midst of this struggle, the prince of the Levamme Empire declares his love for Juana del Moral and vows to end the war in one year, as part of his marriage proposal. When the Amatsukami catch wind of this, they assault the del Moral residence, targeting Juana's life. As a last-ditch effort to bring the prince his bride, the San Maltilia Airforce employs a mercenary of mixed blood - a bestado - to fly Juana to the prince in secret. The pilot, Charles, accepts the mission... but traversing an ocean alone, and into enemy territory, proves a much more dangerous ordeal than anyone could have anticipated.




Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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