First anime directed by screenwriter Mari Okada, ‘Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana o Kazarou’


The official trailer of movie anime ‘Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana o Kazarou’ (to be premiered on 24th February 2018) by Mari Okada (who is screenwriter of various animes namely ‘Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai’, ‘Kokoro ga sakebita gatterunda’) as the director for the first time, was released on 14th December.

The movie features the appearance of characters such as Maquia – a member of Iolph family (‘Family of Farwell’, where all the members stop aging in their mid-teens, but live for hundred years) and Erial – a baby boy who has lost his parents.

It is announced that besides Maquia and Erial are voiced by Manaka Iwami and Miyu Irino respectively, voice artists Ai Kayano, Yūki Kaji, Miyuki Sawashiro, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Rina Sato, Yōko Hikasa, Misaki Kuno, Sugita Tomokazu and Hiroaki Hirata also cooperate.

Rionos is in charge of performing the theme song ‘Viator’.