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Toei Shows Off Pop In Q’s Valley of Time In New PV


It’s time to pop in to take a peek at Toei’s magical world.

Earlier today, Toei Animation started streaming a new promotional video for Pop In Q. The 60-second teaser offers a new look at the film’s Pokon tribe, as well as the mysterious Valley of Time.

Pop In Q will hit Japanese theaters in January 2017.

Pop In Q Main Visual 001 - 20160720Pop In Q is an original project, which is being produced to celebrate Toei’s 60th anniversary. Naoki Miyahara (PreCure All Stars DX 3D Theater) is directing the project, while Takayuki Uragami fills the roles of character designer and chief animation director. Kouhaku Kuroboshi (Kino’s Journey) provided the original character designs.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

Humans

  • Aoi Hioka: Shiori Izawa
  • Asahi Omichi: Ari Ozawa
  • Saki Tsukui: Tomoyo Kurosawa
  • Isumi Kominato: Asami Seto
  • Konatsu Tomodate: Atsumi Tanezaki

Pokons

  • Pokon: Marina Tanoue
  • Lucia: Kaori Ishihara
  • Daren: Kaede Hondo
  • Tadona: M.A.O
  • Lupee: Satomi Arai

Popin-Q-Visual-002-20160125Pop In Q is set in a world much like ours. It’s the day before graduation, and five middle school girls are busy with the drudgery of everyday life. Suddenly, something truly miraculous happens! These five special ladies are pulled into a fantasy world, where they’re told of an impending crisis. It’s up to these special girls to bring the world together and ward off calamity by uniting their hearts in dance. Sadly, these young ladies are unable to find their love of this world, and they can’t open up to one another. The clock is ticking, and the world (not to mention graduation!) rests upon their shoulders.

Several character visuals and a pair of teasers were released to promote the film. You can check these out below:

Promo Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6RXWyCtubM

Character Visuals

Source: YouTube (東映アニメーション公式YouTubeチャンネル)

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