What You Need to Know:
- It has been revealed that 1993 movie Uchiage hanabi, shita kara miruka? Yoko kara miruka? (Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?) will be getting an anime movie adaptation premiering on 18 August 2017. You can see the first key visual for the anime above.
- The director will be Akiyuki Shinbo (Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica), with the script by Hitoshi Ohne (Bakuman.) and the animation studio will be Shaft.
- The first three cast members have also been revealed. Nazuna Oikawa will be played by Suzu Hirose; Norimichi Shimada by Masaki Suda; Yusuke Azumi by Mamoru Miyano.
- The story takes place one day in summer. A group of young men are planning to watch fireworks from the town's lighthouse, wondering if fireworks are round or flat when seen from the side. Somewhere else, the class idol Nazuna asks the boy who likes her, Norimichi, to elope with her. What fate awaits these two in a day that keeps repeating itself?
Source: Animate Times
Woah, the studio, staff and cast are all pretty impressive! This could be one to look out for!
Ahh this sounds great! August 2017 though, that's so far away... But I can wait!