The third anniversary event of the High School Fleet anime series revealed production staff, a teaser visual (pictured) and a teaser trailer for the anime film on Sunday. The film is scheduled to open in theaters in Japan in early Spring 2020.
The cast members will reprise their roles from the television anime. Returning staff members are denoted with an asterisk (*) below.
Chief Director: Yuu Nobuta* (High School Fleet)
Director: Jun Nakagawa (Demi-chan wa Kataritai episode director)
Script: Takaaki Suzuki* (High School Fleet original creator), Kunihiko Okada* (Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm)
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Naoto Nakamura* (Egao no Daika)
Sub-character Design: Keisuke Watanabe (Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai. chief animation director)
Mechanical Design: Kenji Teraoka (Aldnoah.Zero)
Prop Design: Toujima Hisashi (Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online animation director)
Color Design: Hitomi Ikeda* (Strike Witches)
Art Setting: Hideyasu Narita (Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata ♭)
Art Director: Shingo Kanai (Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou background art)
3DCG Director: Shinichi Miyakaze* (SSSS.Gridman)
3DCG Animation Director: Kazuma Nakatou (Persona 5 the Animation)
3DCG Modeling Director: Isao Matsunaga* (Classroom Crisis)
Director of Photography: Koujirou Hayashi* (Akiba's Trip the Animation)
Editing: Masato Yoshitake* (Kishuku Gakkou no Juliet)
Music: Shigeo Komori* (Shinsekai yori)
Sound Director: Hiroto Morishita* (Island)
Studio: A-1 Pictures
Production: Shin Kaijou Anzen Seibi-kyoku (New Maritime Safety Development Bureau)
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The 12-episode anime series by Production IMS, based on Takaaki Suzuki's (Last Exile: Ginyoku no Fam script) original concept, aired in Spring 2016. Aniplex of America licensed the anime, which was simultaneously streamed on Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Daisuki. A two-part sequel OVA was shipped on a Blu-ray and DVD volume in May 2017.