It may not be a strictly action anime film, but the pedigree behind the adaption of Monthly Afternoon magazine’s seinen mangaBokura no Yoakeboasts an impressive resume of action anime hits! Break OfDawnis heading to Japanese theatres in October, and it’s sure to be an astronomical story. The story begins on a future Earth, where it has been discovered that the Earth is on an unavoidable collision course with a comet. When a boy named Yuma, a boy obsessed with space, robotics and the comet, has an encounter with an alien life form, how will his life change?
Tomoyuki Kurokawa (Psychic Detective Yakumo)is directing at Zero-G. Eureka Seven’s script supervisor and contributing writer to Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Cowboy Bebop,Dai Sato, wrote the screen play. Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans composer Masaru Yokohama is the attached composer.
Anime News Network previously reported that Hana Sugisaki (Mary and the Witch’s Flower, Bleach [Live Action]) would be playing protagonist Yuma, and Aoi Yuki (My Hero Academia, Fena: Pirate Princess, Puella Magi Madoka Magica) will play Nanako, the alien life form Yuma encounters.
Break of Dawn debuts in Japanese theatres October 21, 2022. You can watch the trailer below, featuring the official theme song by Daichi Miura.