A new key visual and the theme song information have been revealed for Haikara-san ga Tooru ("Here Comes Miss Modern"), an upcoming 2-part anime theatrical film based on the classic shōjo manga by Waki Yamato about an unlikely romance that blooms during the Taishō era.
The theme song for the 1st part is entitled "Yume no Hate made" ("Until the End of the Dream"), is performed by Saori Hayami, who also provides the voice of protagonist Benio Hanamura. The song features lyrics and composition by Mariya Takeuchi and arrangement by Takeshi Masuda.
Set in Japan during the 1920's, Haikara-san ga Tooru tells the story of Benio Hanamura, a strong-willed and tomboyish young lady, finds herself in a pickle when she discovers that her family has arranged her to be married to Shinobu Ijuin, a handsome young soldier. Benio initially despires her new suitor, but the two eventually fall in love.
The 1st part of Haikara-san ga Tooru the Movie - subtitled Benio, Hana no Jyunanasai ("Benio, Radiant 17 Years Old") - will be released in theaters in Japan on November 11, 2017. The 2nd part - subtitled Tokyo Dai Roman ("Big Romance in Tokyo") - will be released in 2018. The 1st part is directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, the 2nd part is directed by Mitsuko Kase, and both parts feature animation by Nippon Animation.
Source: Movie Natalie
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