The official YouTube channel of Avex Pictures previewed the first 5 minutes of loundraw’s debut film Summer Ghost. Flat Studio will be producing the film slated to premiere on November 12, 2021.
loundraw is a Japanese artist known for creating original character designs for Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song and anime film I want to eat your pancreas. He also was in charge of the conceptual designs for the anime film Josee, the Tiger and the Fish.
You can watch the 5-minute preview below:
You can also check the key visual below:
Cast & Production
The cast of Summer Ghost includes Chiaki Kobayashi as the main protagonist Tomoya Sugisaki, a third-year student whose passion for drawing makes him hesitate about going to college. Nobunaga Shimazaki voices Ryou Kobayashi, a popular third-year student who’s also a basketball player facing an illness he hasn’t told anyone about. Miyuri Shimabukuro voices Aoi Harukawa, a 2nd-year student who’s dealing with bullying. Finally, Rina Kawaei voices the ‘summer ghost’ Ayane Satou.
Flat Studio, the studio founded by Ioundraw himself, is producing the film with loundraw as the director and character designer. Hirotaka Adachi is writing the script while the internationaly acclaimed pianist Akira Kosemura is in charge of the music. Avex Pictures is distributing the film while Flagship Line is producing and planning the project.
You can read the synopsis for Summer Ghost below:
Tomoya, Aoi, and Ryo are high school students who met each other through the Internet. There is an urban legend about a young female ghost known as the “Summer Ghost. It is said to be the ghost of a young woman who appears when fireworks are lit. Tomoya is unable to step out into the life he wants. Aoi can’t find her place in the world, while Ryo, whose shining future is suddenly closed off. All of them have their own reasons for meeting the Summer Ghosts. On a summer night when life and death intersect, what is the destination of each of their thoughts?Official Website
You can also watch the trailer below:
Source: Avex Pictures YouTube Channel