The official website for the upcoming anime film adaptation of internationally acclaimed Japanese director Shunji Iwai's 1993 TV drama Uchiage Hanabi, Uekara Miruka Shitakara Miruka?/Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom? today posted a new 30-second teaser featuring its theme song "Uchiage Hanabi" written/composed/produced by by singer-songwriter Kenshi Yonezu and performed by 20-yesr-old rapper DAOKO. The song will be released as her 3rd single on August 16.
DAOKO also re-recorded the theme song for the 1993 original drama, "Forever Friends," as an inset song
for the anime film. The music video of the song is directed by the drama's original director Shunji Iwai.
The anime film edition is directed by Nobuyuki Takeuchi, who has worked as visual and production designer
for Shaft's Monogatari series, on a screenplay by Hiroshi Oune (Moteki, Bakuman. live-action film director).
Akiyuki Shinbo (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) serves as general director. Shaft works on anime production.
The time loop-themed anime film is set to be released in Japan on August 18.
New poster visual
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