After two postponements, the film is finally set for June 4, 2021
The official website for the forthcoming anime feature film based on Shogo Sugitani (aka Ningen Plamo)'s Eiga Daisuki Pompo-san / Pompo: The Cinéphile web manga has posted a 60-second full trailer. In the clip, the film's three main characters - Gene, Pompo, and Natalie express their feelings and strong passion for making films. And you can also listen to the film's insert song "Tatoeba" (For Example) sung by virtual singer KAF.
The film was originally set to be released before the end of 2020 but has been postponed twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its new release date is now set for June 4, 2021. On the same day, the film's original soundtrack album by Kenta Matsukuma will be also available.
Advance tickets with an A4-size clear file will go on sale at theaters from today, March 19.
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Takayuki Hirao (GOD EATER) is attached to direct the anime film adapttaion, Shingo Adachi (Sword Art Online) serves as the character designer, and Tokyo-based anime production studio CLAP, which produced the 15-second anime CM for the manga in September 2018, works on anime production.
The story centers on a shrewd producer Joelle Davidovich Pomponette / Pompo-san at the movie capital "Nyallywood." Despite her ability to see through the cast and staff's potential and to make them use their talent fully, she has been making only B-class action or erotic films. One day, Pompo's "movie-worm" assistant Gene Fini, who has been wondering about her choices of film genres, is given a new script written by her and is ordered to direct a film based on it. Will Gene be able to realize the masterpiece that she writes?
Main voice cast:
- Joelle Davidovich Pomponette / Pompo-san: Konomi Kohara (Lala Hagoromo / Cure Milky in Star☆Twinkle PreCure)
- Gene Fini: Hiroya Shimizu
- Mystia: Ai Kakuma (Noel Otoshiro in Aikatsu!)
- Natalie Woodward: Rinka Ohtani (Rinka in Pokémon Sun & Moon)
- Martin Braddock: Akio Ohtsuka (Batou in Ghost in The Shell)
©2020 Shogo Sugitani 【Ningen Plamo】/KADOKAWA/Eiga Daisuki Pompo-san Production Committee