A new original feature film was announced in Japan back in September 2020with Funimation revealed to be a co-producer on it with Sing a Bit of Harmony. The film is planned for a 2021 debut and comes from Yasuhiro Yoshiura, the director behind Time of Eve and Patema Inverted.
The film has Yoshiura co-writing the script with Ichiro Okouchi while Kanna Kii handled the original character designs. They’re known for their work on the Umibe no Etranger manga. Shuichi Shimamura is adapting the designs while serving as the chief animation director with production handled by co-producer J.C. Staff.
Now, Funimation has dropped a new promo for it via Twitter that you can see below while also revealing the cast that includes:
- Tao Tsuchiya as Shion Ashimori
- Haruka Fukuhara as Satomi Amano
- Asuka Kudo as Tо̄ma
- Kazuyuki Okitsu as Gocchan
- Mikako Komatsu as Aya
- Satoshi Hino as Thunder
Plot Concept: The film tells the story of a new transfer student interested in her surroundings, and a song that brings happiness to her and her classmates.
Shion's goal: MAKE SATOMI HAPPY!
Sing a Bit of Harmony, Funimation's first co-pro feature film, is coming to theaters soon!
— Funimation (@FUNimation) April 6, 2021