The film Kamiarizuki no Kodomo opens on October 8
The official Web from the animated film Kamiarizuki no Kodomo published on August 13 a full trailer with new information. The promotional video reveals the theme song main, titled “Jug” and played by the singer miwa, as well as more actors for the cast of voices. The official release date, revealed in the announcement, will be the October 8th and, in addition to these news about production, has also shown a new visual.
Between the new voices that have been revealed as part of the cast we find Kou Shibasaki Interpreting Yayoi Hayama, mother of Kanna already Show Iura In the role of Norimasa Hayama, the girl’s father. On the other hand, the distribution of main characters was previously known and they are (from left to right):
- Aju Makita What Kanna
- Maaya Sakamoto What Shiro
- Miyu Iirino What Yato
Kamiarizuki no Kodomo is an animated feature film released by the communication design company Cretica Universal. Production started as a draft of collective patronage, which achieved its objective through three campaigns of crowdfunding between 2019 and 2020.
Within the team, Toshinari Shinohe is responsible for the original idea, as well as collaborating in production planning, while Kazuya Sakamoto (She and her cat -Everything Flows-) is specially accredited as “creative director”. Tetsurō Takita write the script together with Ryūta Miyake, Y Michiko Suwa (Detective Conan) plans and carries out the production mainly together with Teppei Mishima.
Cretica Universal has the collaboration of the animation studio Linden Movies (Tokyo Revengers), whose director Tetsuro Satomi is the producer of the animation of Kamiarizuki no Kodomo. Haruka Sagawa carries the character design and Takana Shirai (Berserk: The Golden Age) works as an animation director and doing concept art.
Kanna, a 12-year-old girl, has lost her passion for running because of her mother’s death. It is then that the rabbit Shiro and the demon boy Yato appear before Kanna and delegate to her the objective of bringing offerings from all over Japan to Izumo, where the gods gather during the kamiari in October. Because this mission fell on her family and must be completed, this trip will mean for Kanna the possibility of reuniting with her deceased mother in the land of the gods.