Home MANGA NEWS May 17 Premiere of i☆Ris Anime Movie -Full Energy!!- Trailer Reveals More Cast and Staff

May 17 Premiere of i☆Ris Anime Movie -Full Energy!!- Trailer Reveals More Cast and Staff

The principal trailer for the anime movie “i☆Ris the Movie – Full Energy!!” by the voice actress idol unit i☆Ris was made public on the group’s official website on Thursday. The clip gives further details about the film’s cast, crew, and the anticipated release date of May 17. The trailer also offers a sneak peek of the film’s theme tune, “Ai for you!” (Love for you!) which is performed by i☆Ris.


The primary visual aspect of the film was also unveiled on its official website:

Among the cast members announced are:


Rie Takahashi as the character Shiro Risu

irisshiro

Mitsuki Saiga as the character Kuro Risu

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The film’s supplementary crew incorporates:

  • Chief Animation Directors: Ryotaro Takamura and Tsubasa Tanaka
  • Prop Design: Megumi Nagayama
  • Art Director・Art Setting: Asuka Komiyama
  • Art: Cosmo Project
  • color Design: Misako Akama
  • 3DCG Director: Yoshihiro Otobe
  • 3DCG: Tatsunoko Production
  • Compositing Director of Photography: Kōjirō Hayashi
  • Photography: Graphinica
  • Editing: Akinori Mishima
  • Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
  • Sound Production: HALF H·P STUDIO
  • Music: Yukari Hashimoto, Ruka Kawada, Tetsuya Shitara, and Yayoi Sekimukai
  • Distribution: Avex Pictures

The anime is directed by Hiroshi Ikehata, known for his involvement with “Kiratto Pri☆Chan” and “Dark Gathering”, at Studio Gokumi. The script was penned by Hiroko Fukuda, who is associated with “Teasing Master Takagi-san the Movie”. The character designs were handled by Kazuyuki Ueda, who has worked on “Kinmoza! Kiniro + Mosaic”.

In addition to performing the film’s theme song “Ai for you!” that is written by i☆Ris, Masayoshi Ōishi also composed the track. The insert song, “Kibou no Hana wo”, was crafted by composer Kenta Matsukuma. The song “Ai for you!” by i☆Ris is going to be performed live for the world for the first time on March 23 at the AnimeJapan 2024 stage.

Tickets to the film’s premiere in Japan will begin their sale starting Friday, and each purchase comes with an A3 poster and a movie ticket card.

The film includes live performance footage of i☆Ris that will vary each week. The live concert clips will be divided into four sets:

  • Tension Baku Agari Route (Explosive Tension Route): Live A x Live C
  • Tension Oni Agari Route (Demon Tension Route): Live A x Live D
  • Tension Yaba Agari Route (Insane Tension Route): Live B x Live C
  • Tension Geki Agari Route (Intense Tension Route): Live B x Live D

The i☆Ris group is comprised of Saki Yamakita, Yū Serizawa, Himika Akaneya, Yūki Wakai, and Miyu Kubota. Every member is not only a musical artist but also a voice actress in the anime industry. Azuki Shibuya, an early member of the group, left on March 31, 2021.

The group has lent their musical talent to the opening themes of various anime titles such as “Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live”, “Mushibugyō”, “Fantasista Stella”, “Hantsu x Trash”, “Twin Star Exorcists”, “Akiba’s Trip: The Animation”, “PriPara”, “Idol Time PriPara”, “Magical Girl Site”, “Wise Man’s Grandchild”, and “Magical Sempai”.

Prior to this, the ensemble jumpstarted a webcomic initiative titled “Shūkan i☆Ris” (“Weekly i☆Ris”) back in 2016.

Sources: Official website for “i☆Ris the Movie -Full Energy!!-” anime film, Comic Natalie

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