Watch The Flying Ship's Takeoff Scene from Ni no Kuni Anime Film

OLM (Yo-kai Watch)-animated adaptation hits Japanese theaters August 23, 2019



The official website for the upcoming anime film adaptation of Level-5 (Yo-kai Watch, Professor Layton)'s fantasy RPG Ni no Kuni has posted a two-and-half minute footage introducing a flying ship's takeoff scene with one of the male protagonists, Yu (CV: Kento Yamazaki), and Princess Ayesha (Mei Nagano) on board. The clip also features the film's beautiful symphonic soundtrack music by internationally renowned composer Joe Hisaishi (Miyazaki Hayao, Takeshi Kitano films), 


The Yoshiyuki Momose (Ghiblies Episode 2)-directed fantasy film is set to be released in Japan on August 23, 2019. Its story follows three childhood friends: Yu, Haru, and Kotona. Because of a certain incident, Yu and Haru are transported to a magical world called "Ni no Kuni," where people's lives are connected to their counterparts in the real world. Travelling back and forth between the two worlds, Yu and Haru meet Princess Ayesha, who exactly looks like Kotona. As a danger approaching to their important person's life, they must make an ultimate choice. 





Full trailer:


New poster visual:


Main staff:

  • Original work: Level-5 
  • Original work general director / original draft / screenplay: Akihiro Hino
  • Director: Yoshiyuki Momose (Ghiblies Episode 2)
  • Music: Joe Hisaishi (Hayao Miyazaki, Takeshi Kitano films)
  • Animation production: OLM 


Main voice cast:

  • Yu: Kento Yamazaki (One Week Friends, Kingdom live-action films)
  • Haru: Mackenyu Maeda (Pacific Rim: Uprising
  • Kotona/Ayesha: Mei Nagano (Tsubame Sanjo in Rurouni kenshin live-action films)
  • Yoki: Mamoru Miyano (Light Yagami in Death Note
  • Gavalas: Kenjiro Tsuda (Seto Kaiba in Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • Saki/Versa: Maaya Sakamoto (Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell: Arise
  • Balton: Koichi Yamadera (Spike Spiegel in Cowboy Bebop
  • Danpa: Yuki Kaji (Eren Yeager in Attack on Titan)



Source: Anime film "Ni no Kuni" official website / Twitter


©2019 Movie "Ni no Kuni" Production Committee


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