The surfing anime film trilogy “WAVE!!” yesterday (5th August) revealed the key visual and official trailer. The first movie of the trilogy will open on 2nd October 2020 in Japan, while the second and the third movie will open on 16th and 30th October 2020 respectively.
The official trailer previews the opening theme song “Legendary Surf Prince” (伝説のサーフプリンス) performed by the cast members, Tomoaki Maeno, Jin Ogasawara, Yoshiki Nakajima, Takuya Satō, Yusuke Shirai, Shun’ichi Toki, Nobuhiko Okamoto, and Showtaro Morikubo. Maeno, Ogasawara and Nakajima also performs the ending song of the first movie “BEAT BLUE BEAT.”
When we are surfing on the ocean, we are free!
Born and raised on the shore of Ibaraki, Masaki Hinaoka knows the power of waves and tides. But only does he learn the appeal of surfing when he meets the prince-like transfer student Sho Akitsuki. He is captured by the beauty of the ocean and keeps on overcoming different tides ever since.
▍Staff and Production
Original Work: MAGES.
Director: Takaharu Ozaki (尾崎隆晴)
Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (筆安一幸)
Original Characters: Yomi Sarachi (さらちよみ)
Character Design: Tomoko Iwasa (岩佐とも子)
Animation Director: Tomoko Iwasa (岩佐とも子), Yūki Ikeda (池田結姫)
Prop Design: Kanako Ono (小野可奈子)
Action Animation Director: Fumino Fujii (藤井文乃)
Effects Animation Director: Yasuhiro Saiki (才木康寛), Hibachi Hoshino (星野火蜂)
Color Design: Emiko Tate (舘絵美子)
Art Director: Kazuhiro Arai (荒井和浩)
Photography Director: Naho Hasegawa (長谷川奈穂)
Editing: Yūki Honda (本田優規)
Music: Akio Dobashi (土橋安騎夫)
Sound Effect Director: Chikako Yokota (横田知加子)
Sound Effect: delfi Sound
Animation: Asahi Production
■ Masaki Hinaoka (陽岡マサキ) – CV: Tomoaki Maeno (前野智昭)
■ Sho Akitsuki (秋月ショウ) – CV: Jin Ogasawara (小笠原仁)
■ Nalu Tanaka (田中ナル) – CV: Yoshiki Nakajima (中島ヨシキ)
■ Kosuke Iwana (厳名コウスケ) – CV: Takuya Satō (佐藤拓也)
■ Yuta Matsukaze (松風ユータ) – CV: Yusuke Shirai (白井悠介)
■ Naoya Kido (木戸ナオヤ) – CV: Shun’ichi Toki (土岐隼一)
■ Rindo Fuke (フケ倫道) – CV: Nobuhiko Okamoto (岡本信彦)
■ Soichiro William Mori (森ウィリアム聡一郎) – CV: Showtaro Morikubo (森久保祥太郎)