Gekijousoushu-hen (Theater Compilation) Bocchi the Rock! Re: and Gekijousoushu-hen Bocchi the Rock! Re:Re: by studio Cloverworks were revealed to be the official titles for the upcoming movies set for Spring and Summer 2024, per an official X post on November 6, 2023. Check out the previously released movie poster below:
The Bocchi the Rock! Re and Re:Re: movies, set for release in Spring and Summer 2024 respectively, were announced on May 21, 2023, and will recap the events of the anime. Yoshino Aoyama who voiced Bocchi said on the anime’s first anniversary, “Woooow it’s the broadcast’s 1st anniversary! I’m so excited! I feel every day that the existence of Hitori Goto is truly irreplaceable to me. Since there is also a theater compilation [coming up], I hope it continues to receive looots of love!!!!“ While the compilation movies don’t have an exact release date, the second volume of Aki Hamaji’s manga is set to be released in the United States on January 23, 2024, as per licensor Yen Press. Bocchi the Rock! has been published in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Max magazine since December 2017 and has been collected in 6 volumes as of November 6, 2023. Bocchi the Rock! today also announced theater screenings for the anime, where fans will be able to cheer. It is hoped that fans will behave better than they were earlier this year after the anime’s official site issued a statement, urging fans to respect the environments that appear in the anime.
Check out the first-anniversary illustration that was released by Bocchi the Rock! creator Aki Hamaji below:
Crunchyroll is streaming the first season of Bocchi the Rock and they describe it as follows:
Hitori Gotoh, “Bocchi-chan,” is a girl who’s so introverted and shy around people that she’d always start her conversations with “Ah…” During her middle school years, she started playing the guitar, wanting to join a band because she thought it could be an opportunity for even someone shy like her to also shine. But because she had no friends, she ended up practicing guitar for six hours every day all by herself. After becoming a skilled guitar player, she uploaded videos of herself playing the guitar to the internet under the name “Guitar Hero” and fantasized about performing at her school’s cultural festival concert. But not only could she not find any bandmates, before she knew it, she was in high school and still wasn’t able to make a single friend! She was really close to becoming a shut-in, but one day, Nijika Ijichi, the drummer in Kessoku Band, reached out to her. And because of that, her everyday life started to change little by little…
Source: Official X
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