The upcoming anime film The House of the Lost on the Cape unveiled a new trailer. The film will premiere on August 27, 2021, and studio David Production will be producing the movie with Shinya Kawatsura as the director. In addition, Hitsujibungaku will be performing the theme song titled “Mayoiga.”
Cast & Staff
Mana Ashida will be voicing the main protagonist, Yui. In addition, Iwate prefecture governor Takuya Tasso will voice the Kappa of Kozuchigawa. Shinya Kawatsura will direct the film, and Reiko Yoshida will write the script. Kamogawa will be in charge of character design, while Yuri Miyauchi will compose the music.
Kawatsura is best known for directing series such as “Kokoro Connect”, “Non Non Biyori”, and “Tanaka-kun is Always Listless”. What’s more, is that Yoshida penned the ever-dramatic series “Violet Evergarden”.
The House of the Lost on the Cape Novel
Misaki no Mayoiga (The House of the Lost on the Cape) is a film adaptation of the Japanese novel by Sachiko Kashiwaba. In September 2015, Kodansha released the novel in print, with Yukiko Saito providing the cover art. Moreover, the novel won the 2016 Noma Award for Juvenile Fiction.
The story revolves around “Mayoiga,” a traditional Japanese house from which one can view the sea and experience a sense of yearning and comfort. Yui, a 17-year-old girl, will try to find her place in the world and start a new life with people who have little in common with her. Her mysterious but warm communal life begins at an old folk house – the Mayoiga.