Shinya Kawatsura (Non Non Biyori, Tanaka-kun is Always Listless) directs the spring 2017 David Production (Jojo's) series
After being adapted into a 2010 two-volume Shounen Ace manga, Yutaka Kōno and You Shiina's Sakurada Reset (aka Sagrada Reset) supernatural mystery light novels are now being adapted into a two-part live-action movie production and a spring 2017 TV anime. With the Kadokawa Bunko edition release of volume 3 coming up on November 25th, the anime's principal staff has been spotted.
Shinya Kawatsura (Non Non Biyori, Tanaka-kun is Always Listless) directs the David Production (Jojo's) series with Katsuhiko Takayama (Baka and Test) writing and Tomoyuki Shitaya (Food Wars) on character designs.
Kadokawa Bunko edition promo and covers
The live-action Sakurada Reset is directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa. The first installment in the 2-part film is scheduled to hit Japanese theaters in the Spring season of 2017.
- Yuina Kuroshima as Misora Haruki.
- Shuhei Nomura as Kei Asai.
- Yûna Taira as Sumire Soma.
- Kentarô Sakaguchi as Tomoki Nakano.
- Tina Tamashiro as Yoka Murase.
- And Yuri Tsunematsu as Eri Okay.
The story of Sakurada Reset is set in Sakurada, a town where many people possess superhuman powers. Ken Asai (played by Shuhei Nomura) has perfect memory, while Misora Haruki (played by Yuina Kuroshima) can reset time by 3 days. Together, they can travel back in time without losing their memories of the future. Ken and Misora wish to use their powers to save a classmate who died tragically 2 years ago, but a secretive organization that monitors the town of Sakurada wants to prevent them from tampering with the time-line.