On the official website of the upcoming original anime “Summer Ghost”, it was announced today that the film will be shown in Japanese cinemas in 2021. At the same time, a first teaser was published, which you can watch further down in the article.
Summer Ghost Anime Release Date
Summer Ghost is a short film directed by illustrator loundraw (“I want to eat your pancreas”) in his own studio “Flat Studio“. loundraw also contributes the original character design, while writer Hirotaka Adachi, also known as Otsuichi, writes the screenplay.
Summer Ghost Anime film will be released in Japanese cinemas on November 12, 2021.
The internationally renowned pianist Akira Kosemura (“Jack Jeanne”) as well as other composers and musicians are responsible for the musical accompaniment. Chiaki Kobayashi (Asakaze in “Sonny Boy”) lends his voice to the main character Tomoya Sugisaki.
The short film, for which you can watch the concept anime “The Nearest and Farst Star” under this link, is intended to convey the message “The world is connected to the future illuminated by light” to all people facing an uncertain future.
Summer Ghost Anime Teaser
Plot of Summer Ghost Anime
Tomoya, Aoi, and Ryo are high school students who met online. A legend tells of a “summer spirit” who is a ghost girl who appears when fireworks are set off.
Tomoya does not live the everyday life he imagined for himself. Aoi cannot find her place in the world. Ryo is suddenly snatched from his once bright future. Everyone has their own reason why they want to meet the summer spirit. Where will their feelings lead them on a summer night when life and death cross their paths?