New Aikatsu Films’ Trailer Reveals, Previews Theme Songs – News

The official website for BN PicturesGekijō-ban Aikatsu Planet! film began streaming a trailer for the film as well as the accompanying Aikatsu! 10th Story ~Mirai e no Starway~ film on Thursday. The trailer previews the Aikatsu! Planet Ending theme song “Bloomy*Smile” by the main leads Ichigo Hoshimiya and Akari Ōzora as the unit Cosmos. It also reveals and previews the Aikatsu! 10th Story ~Mirai e no Starway~ film’s theme song “My Starway” by Waka Kirishima, Fūri Uebanaand Yuna Ichikura (performing as their characters in the unit Soleil).

The Aikatsu! Planet television series’ director Ryuichi Kimuraseries script supervisor Misuzu Chibaand character designer Risa Miyadani are returning for the Gekijō-ban Aikatsu Planet! film.

The accompanying Aikatsu! 10th Story ~Mirai e no Starway~ (Starway to the Future, an apparent reference to the Japanese translation of the Led Zeppelin song “Stairway to Heaven”) film marks the franchise‘s 10th anniversary. The brand-new story for the original Aikatsu! series reunites that series’ director Kimura, scenario writer Yoichi Katoand character designer Hiroko Yaguchi.

Both film will open alongside each other on July 15.

The Aikatsu! 10th Story ~Mirai e no Starway~ film’s teaser visual shows the main leads Ichigo Hoshimiya and Akari Ōzora in their debut outfits as the Cosmos duo (from the television series finale). The film’s story introduction reveals that the first live Cosmos concert was a great success. Later, Ichigo faces her graduation from Starlight Academy in half a year — but even after graduation, the life of an idol continues.

Aikatsu! Planet was the Aikatsu! idol franchise‘s first television project that combined animation, 3D CG, and live-action.

The story revolves around “Aikatsu Planet,” a world where anyone can assume the role of an avatar and become an adorably cute idol. Mao Otoha, an ordinary first-year student at the private academy Seirei High School, becomes the #1 idol Hana when Hana’s previous alter ego Meisa Hinata suddenly disappeared.However, Mao’s new role as the avatar Hana is a secret to everyone else. The tagline of the project is, “To become the ‘me’ I want to be, I enter the mirror.”

The project used anime and CG to depict the scenes in the “Aikatsu Planet” world, and it used live-action footage to depict Mao’s daily life.

BN Pictures was credited with the project’s development, original story, and production, and Bandai was credited with the original concept. Ryuichi Kimura served as both chief director and director, and Misuzu Chiba supervised the series scripts. Risa Miyadani designed the characters. Tohokushinsha Film Corporation produced the live-action footage. The characters Mao, Ruli, Kyōko, and Shiori sang the opening song “Bloomy*Smile,” and the new unit Starry Planet sang the theme song “Happy ∞ Ai”katsu.”

The Aikatsu! Planet seires premiered on January 10, 2021 and ended in June 2021.

The Aikatsu! franchise began with the original arcade card game in October 2012. The game inspired a television anime that ran from 2012 to 2016, and three anime films. The second entry in the franchise, Aikatsu Stars!inspired a television anime that premiered on TV Tokyo and its affiliates in April 2016. Aikatsu Stars! received an anime film in August 2016.

The third entry in the Aikatsu! franchise, Aikatsu Friends!premiered in April 2018 along with the accompanying Aikatsu Friends! Data Carddass arcade game. A sequel television anime titled Aikatsu Friends! ~Kagayaki no Jewel~ (Shining Jewel) then premiered in April 2018 with its own aracde game tie-in. The sequel is set two years after the story of Aikatsu Friends!with the main character Aine Yūki now in high school.

The Aikatsu on Parade! television anime premiered on Saturday, October 5, 2019 with the new lead character Raki Kiseki and characters from the previous Aikatsu! anime series.

Sources: Aikatsu! Planet film’s website, Comic Natalie

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