Ex-AKB48 member Rina Kawaei voices a female ghost Ayane
The official website for the forthcoming original anime film Summer Ghost has posted a 60-second full trailer. The film's official Twitter writes the film is about "three high school students and a ghost's 'An Unforgettable One Encounter in Summer'."
Summer Ghost is the first film directed by loundraw, an illustrator who is known for his illustration works for popular novels such as Yoru Sumino's I Want to Eat Your Pancreas and Tetsuya Sano's You Shine in the Moonlit. The film is scheduled to be released in Japan on November 12, 2021.
"Have you heard of Summer Ghost?" Tomoya, Aoi, and Ryo are high school students who met through the Internet. The urban legend of the Summer Ghost is that it is a ghost of a young woman who appears when fireworks are lit. Tomoya is unable to step out into the life he wants. Aoi is unable to find her place in the world. Ryo's bright future is suddenly closed to him. Each of them has their own reasons for meeting the Summer Ghost. On a summer night when life and death intersect, where will each of their thoughts go to?
- Original story/Director: loundraw
- Screenplay: Hirotaka Adachi (Otsuichi)
- Character design: loundraw
- Music: Akira Kosemura and others
- Planning and Production: FLAGSHIP LINE
- Animation Production: FLAT STUDIO
- Distribution: avex pictures
Main voice cast:
- Tomoya Sugisaki: Chiaki Kobayashi (Makoto Edamura in GREAT PRETENDER)
- Aoi Harukawa: Miyuri Shimabukuro (Yuuna Yunohana in Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs)
- Ryo Kobayashi: Nobunaga Shimazaki (Haruka Nanase in Free!)
- Ayane Sato: Rina Kawaei (ex-AKB48 member)
／— 映画「サマーゴースト」公式 (@summerghost_PR) September 30, 2021
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