Check out the new trailer for the crowdfunded film
Prepare for another terrifying journey to the Island of Giant Insects as soon as this winter!
The Crunchyroll co-production, based on the Yasutaka Fujimi and REDICE manga, will be playing at 23 theaters across Japan starting in January. We have a subtitled cut of the most recent trailer, which hints at the monstrous battles to come in the film version:
A series of character profile images has also been released, showing off the students challenging the insectoid monsters of the film:
Mutsumi Oribe: CV M.A.O (Hikari Yagami, Digimon Adventure tri.)
Chitose Naruse: CV Rika Tachibana (Aoi Asada, Cinderella Nine)
Ayumi Matsuoka: CV Misato Fukuen (Himiko Toga, My Hero Academia)
Mami Miura: CV Momo Asakura (Nagisa Kashiwagi, KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR)
Mirei Jinno: CV Chiaki Takahashi (Eudial, Sailor Moon Crystal)
Ai Ino: CV Yurika Kubo (Hanayo Koizumi, Love Live! School Idol Project)
Kazuhiko Kai: CV Takuya Eguchi (Julius Euclius, Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-)
Atsushi Kamijo: CV Wataru Komada (Alfred Marcus, Wise Man's Grandchild)
Inaho Enoki: CV Marina Inoue (Armin Arlelt, Attack on Titan)
Last but not least is a new key visual, featuring Mutsumi defending her fellows from the giant bugs who rule the island:
The Island of Giant Insects originally ran in Manga Cross, and racked up more than 1.1 million page views in a month. The manga first got the anime treatment as an OVA, and the film will feature the cast listed above returning to their roles from the first adaptation (with a couple of new additions).
The film invades in Winter 2020. Stay tuned for more information!
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