Watch the first trailer for the anime film Look Back here

A Avex Pictures released the first trailer for the anime film adaptation of the manga online Look Back in Tatsuki Fujimotothe author of Chainsaw Man It is Fire Punch. In the video we can hear the theme “light song” by Haruka Makamura, sung by uraraand below is a promotional image.

With its premiere scheduled for June 28, 2024, the animation is from Studio Durian and the direction is Kiyotaka Oshiyamathe animation director of Space Dandy, Dennō Coil It is Flip Flappers.

  • Art direction: Kiyoshi Samejima
  • Assistant art directors: Yoshio Harisaki, Takashi Omori
  • Color design: Maya Kusumoto
  • Director of photography: Kazuto Izumita
  • Editing: Kiyoshi Hirose
  • Sound direction: Eriko Kimura

As for seiyuu, we have the newcomers:

  • Yumi Kawai as Fujino
  • Mizuki Yoshida as Kyomoto

The one-shot was published in July 2021 in Shonen JumpPlus by Shueisha. In August, as we reported, the author edited the manga due to a negative reaction from readers. Many pointed out that this was a reference to the arson at the studios of Kyoto Animation in 2019.

In the description of Look Back we can read:

Student Ayumu Fujino frequently draws 4-panel manga for her school newspaper and is praised for having the best artwork in her class. One day, her teacher asks her to give up one of her manga slots in the school newspaper to an absent student named Kyomoto. When Kyomoto’s manga appears alongside Fujino, he receives much praise for his detailed art, which makes Fujino furious. Refusing to be defeated by those who barely go to school, Fujino dedicates herself to learning how to make manga. However, as time passes, her goal of overshadowing Kyomoto seems increasingly distant, and Fujino ends up surrendering and giving up the manga. Graduation day arrives and Fujino is invited to present Kyomoto with her graduation certificate. By chance, the two end up meeting face to face, and their unexpected meeting will end up having consequences far beyond what either of them could predict.

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