Here are teasers for two intriguing anime theatricals scheduled for release this summer.
First and foremost, a trailer of Miss Hokusai, the latest animated feature from director Keiichi Hara (Colorful) for Production I.G. – The movie is based on the original manga, Sarusuberi by Hinako Sugiura, which tells the untold story of O-Ei, Master Hokusai’s daughter: a lively portrayal of a free-spirited woman overshadowed by her larger-than-life father.
The film opens May 9th – here’s the trailer:
Here’s a brief teaser for Typhoon Noruda from Studio Colorido. Directed by former Studio Ghibli animator Yojiro Arai, with character designs by Hiroyasu Ishida (Fumiko’s Confession), the film will open in Japanese theaters on June 5th.