With the first film in the trilogy, Sinbad: Soratobu Hime to Himitsu no Shima, arriving on DVD in Japan back in December, Pony Canyon is now getting things in order for the second film that saw a theatrical release on January 16th, 2016. Sinbad: The Magical Lamp and the Moving Island is now scheduled for a May 3rd, 2016 release for the film on DVD-only once again. Priced at 3,024, the release will include trailers as its only extras.
The main cast returned with:
- Tomo Muranaka as Sinbad
- Momoko Tanabe as Sana
- Nao Nagasawa as Ali
- Takeshi Kaga as Captain Razak
- While Tadashi Miyazawa has joined as Najib
The first film was directed by Shinpei Miyashita based on the script by Kaeko Hayafune and overall composition by Hiroyuki Kawasaki. Yoshiharu Satou served as both chief animation director and the character designer. Nippon Animation and Shirogumi produced the project.
Original film concept: The story begins when Sinbad and his friends run afoul of a storm while riding on the ship Bahal. Ali sights an island, which the ship heads toward to make repairs. Sinbad and Sana board a dinghy and land on the island. Sana sees a vision of a mgical lamp, and Sinbad and the others set out to find it.