It’s time to take to the seven seas for a third time!
On Thursday, Nippon Animation started streaming a new teaser for their third and final Sinbad anime film. The 20-second promo offers a glimpse at the grand adventure ahead.
The third Sinbad film is slated to open in May. The film originally planned to début in March, though production delays saw the film pushed back.
Nippon Animation is working with studio Shirogumi to produce the film as part of Nippon Animation’s 40th anniversary. Shinpei Miyashita was tapped to direct, while Yoshiharu Sato (My Neighbor Totoro, Only Yesterday) handles the film’s character designs. Hiroyuki Kawasaki (Ronja The Robber’s Daughter) is writing the script.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Sinbad: Tomo Muranaka
- Sana: Momoko Tanabe
- Ali: Nao Nagasawa
- Latifa: Hiroko Yakushimaru
- Captain Razak: Takeshi Kaga
The Sinbad films are the first movies that Hiroko Yakushimaru performed in since 1985’s Toward the Terra.
The first film, Sinbad: The Flying Princess and the Secret Island, hit Japanese theaters in July 2015. Its sequel, Sinbad: The Magic Lamp and the Moving Island opened on January 16.
Source: Anime! Anime!