Latest animated adaptation of manga by Yui Hara is currently screening in Japanese cinemas
Summer memories and graduation tears are the name of the game in a new "now showing" preview video for Kiniro Mosaic Thank you!!, an anime film that is currently screening in Japan and also the latest animated adaptation based on the everyday comedy manga by Yui Hara about a Japanese girl who becomes best friends with a blonde-haired foreign exchange student.
The original Kiniro Mosaic manga was serialized in Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara Max seinen manga magazine, and an English language version is also available from Yen Press. The Kiniro Mosaic anime series is licensed and released in the United States by Sentai Filmworks under the title KINMOZA!. Sentai Filmworks describes the story of the series as follows:
When Shinobu was in middle school, she studied in England. Shinobu has had warm feelings for everything English ever since. So when Shinobu learns that the daughter of her host family, Alice, is coming to study in Japan, she’s thrilled. But will Alice fit in with Shinobu’s friends? How will the arrival of Shinobu’s rival affect the potential culture clash? Every day is an adventure in diplomacy and self discovery as a group of girls learn new lessons about each other and themselves in KINMOZA!
Kiniro Mosaic Thank you!! focuses on a school trip to Nara and Kyoto that Shinobu and company take during their third year in middle school.
Kiniro Mosaic Thank you!! is directed by Munenori Nawa and features animation production by Studio Gokumi / AXsiZ. The film began screening in select Japanese cinemas on August 20, 2021.
Copyright notice: © Yui Hara・Houbunsha / Movie Version Kiniro Mosaic Thank you!! Production Committee
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