The official website for the previously announced Sora no Aosa wo Shiru Hito yo
original anime film announced cast members on Tuesday. The film will premiere in Japanese theaters on October 11.
Aoi Aioi: Shion Wakayama
Akane Aioi: Riho Yoshioka (Detective Conan Movie 21: The Crimson Love Letter
Shinnosuke Kanomura, Shinno: Ryou Yoshizawa (Gintama
Dankichi Nitobe: Ken Matsudaira
(Abarenbou Rikishi!! Matsutarou
Set in a town in the mountains, the story revolves around two sisters, Aoi and Akane, and Akane's ex-boyfriend Shinnosuke Kanomura. Ever since the death of the sisters' parents 13 years ago, Akane has been taking care of her younger sister and gave up her dreams of moving to Tokyo with Shinnosuke.
Aoi, who is now in high school, dreams of becoming a musician. She is invited to perform at a festival by the famous singer Dankichi Nitobe. Shinnosuke then returns to the mountainous town and at the same time, a mysterious boy who goes by Shinno also appears. As Aoi and Shinno make eye-contact, could it be love at first sight?
(Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai.
) will direct the film and Mari Okada
(Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazarou
) will pen the scripts. Masayoshi Tanaka
(Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda.
), who is the chief animation director, will also design the characters. The trio, who call themselves the Chou Heiwa Busters, are collectively credited for the original story.
Source: Comic Natalie