It has been announced that animator Saku Sakamoto (Director of NHK's Minna no Uta, Mattsu to Yanma to Moburi-san) is creating a 60-minute anime movie titled Aragne no Mushikago (Insect Cage of Aragne). He plans to finish its production in 2017 and to have it premiere in 2018. Sakamoto will write the script, direct the movie, produce the animation, and compose the music; while writer Osamu Fukutani will supervise the movie. Some of the cast members have been revealed, except for the main character, Rin.
An eighteen-year-old female university student, Rin, has moved into an apartment complex that is notorious for having spirits. One day, she has supernatural experiences that are connected to these spirits. What is the secret behind the building?
A crowdfunding campaign has also been launched for the movie, which aims to raise ¥2,000,000 (approximately US$17,588) by March 30. The trailer for the movie will also be screened at the "Kaii Animation no Mugen Uchuu: Kyoufu wo Miseru Creator-tachi (Mysterious World of Ghost Animation: Creators who Show Charmness of Horror)" event, to be held on March 10 and March 11.