Pony Canyon announced that it would be producing an anime film adaptation of the rhythm game “Deemo” at a panel during recent events at Anime NYC.
What would an anime film based on a game look like? Here’s some insight from the movie’s official website:
Alone in a castle, a figure plays a piano… Deemo.
One day, a girl falls from the sky.
A castle littered with mysterious inhabitants.
A sacred tree growing by the melody of a piano.
A girl with no memory, and Deemo.
A gentle story that will touch your heart.
Deemo: the rhythm game cherished around the world.
Adapted for an animated film.
According to the website, the film will based on the original Deemo story by Rayark Inc. with the screenplay written by Junichi Fujisaku and Bun-o Fujisawa. Fujisaku (screenwriter of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) will also be the Executive Director with Shuhei Matsushita as Director. So far the only cast member to be announced is Ayana Taketatsu.
Check out the trailer:
The film should be wrapped up in 2020. Until then, Deemo the game is available to play on your smartphone, PS Vita, and Nintendo Switch.