The official site of Bubblethe new original animated film from With studio, unveiled a new poster visual and a new trailer for the film on Tuesday. The trailer advertises singer-songwriter “Riria.” (written with a period) as the voice of heroine Uta and the performer of the ending theme song “Jaa ne, Mata ne”. (See You, Catch You Later.) It also reveals and previews the film’s opening theme song “Bubble feat. Uta”, a newly created song by the musician Day before.
This is the first voice acting role for Rina., which was personally requested by the director Tetsuro Araki and producer Genki Kawamura.
The film’s MoviTicke cards will go on sale March 4 and will come in a set with an A4 size transparent folder with artwork designed by the film’s original character designer. Takeshi Obata.
netflix describes the anime:
The story takes place in Tokyo, after bubbles that broke the laws of gravity descend on the world.
Cut off from the outside world, Tokyo has become a playground for a group of young people who have lost their families, acting as a battleground for parkour team battles as they leap from building to building.
Hibiki, a young ace known for his dangerous style of play, one day makes a reckless move and dives into the gravity-bending sea. His life is saved by Uta, a girl with mysterious powers. The couple then hears a unique sound audible only to them.
Why did Uta appear in front of Hibiki? Their meeting leads to a revelation that will change the world.
The film will debut worldwide on netflix on April 28 and will be released in Japanese theaters on May 13. The film was part of the official selection for the Generation 14plus section at the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival from February 10 to 20.
The top row characters (left to right) in the visual above include the protagonists Hibiki (June Shison) and Uta (Riria), the scientist Makoto (Alice Hirose), and Shin (Mamoru Miyano). Bottom row characters (left to right) include Kai (Yuuki Kaji), Usagi (Sayaka Senbongi), the leader of Denki Ninja (Tasuku Hatanaka), the leader of Undertaker (Marina Inoue), and Kantō leader Mad Lobster (Shinichiro Miki).
Tetsuro Araki (The attack of the Titans, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress) directs the film at With studiowith a scenario Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, FateZero novel, Psycho Pass), and character designs by Takeshi Obata (Death threat, end of platinum). Hiroyuki Sawano (The attack of the Titans, 86) composes the music.
In 2018, Netfix announced a global business alliance with Production GI and BONES Wednesday. The alliance includes both Production GI and its sister anime studio IG Port, With studio. With studio also produces the original anime vampire in the gardenwhich will make its debut in netflix in 2022.
Sources: Bubble movie website, Comic Natalie