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Sinbad anime Film Gets Trailer, Voice Cast Reveal


The first glimpses of the mighty sailor’s epic journey have come to the surface!

Earlier today, the official website for Nippon Animation’s Sinbad: A Flying Princess and a Secret Island (Sinbad: Sora Tobu Hime to Himitsu no Shima) updated with the first trailer for the film.

The teaser gives a preview of the film’s voice cast, which also appears on the website.

The film’s confirmed cast includes:

  • Sinbad: Tomo Muranaka
  • Sana: Momoko Tanabe
  • Ali: Nao Nagasawa
  • Latifa: Hiroko Yakushimaru
  • Captain Razak: Takeshi Kaga

Sinbad is the first film that Hiroko Yakushimaru ahs performed in since 1985’s Toward the Terra. She’ll also perform the insert song Wataridori (Migratory Bird).

In addition to the new trailer and cast information, the Sinbad website added a new poster visual for the flick.

Sinbad Poster Visual 001 - 20150425

Sinbad will be a three-part project, with Sinbad: A Flying Princess and a Secret Island opening on July 4. The second film will hit theaters in December, followed by the final chapter in March.

Children in junior high or lower who see the first film in theaters will receive a free ticket to the second film, while supplies last.

Sinbad is a collaborative work between Nippon Animation and Shirogumi. The film will serve as Nippon Animation’s signature 40th anniversary work.

Shinpei Miyashita was tapped to direct, while Yoshiharu Sato (My Neighbor Totoro , Only Yesterday) will handle the film’s character designs. Hiroyuki Kawasaki (Ronja The Robber’s Daughter) is in charge of the films’ scripts, though Kaeko Hayafune wrote the first film’s actual script.

A key visual for the film was previously released, which you can check out below:

Sinbad Key Visual 001 - 20150425

Source: Anime News Network

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