yuki-yuna-is-a-hero-washio-sumi-chapter-visual-001-20161113Yuki Yuna’s about to become a hero on the big screen!

Earlier today, the official Yuki Yuna Is a Hero anime website updated with news concerning Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Sho (Yuki Yuna Is a Hero: Washio Sumi Chapter). The title will be a series of three theatrical films, which will begin screening in 2017.

Japanese ticket sales website Movie Ticket slates the première dates as follows:

  • Film 1: 3/18/2017
  • Film 2: April 2017
  • Film 3: July 2017

Movie Ticket is offering a discounted ticket bundle, which includes admision to all three films for 4,500 yen ($41.85 USD).

In addition, Pony Canyon started streaming a 30-second promo video, which reveals the first cast members.

The movie will star:

  • Sumi Washio: Suzuko Mimori
  • Sonoko Nogi: Kana Hanazawa
  • Gin Minowa: Yumiri Hanamori

Yuki Yuna Is a Hero: Washio Sumi Chapter was originally announced as a TV project, which would span six episodes. After their theatrical run, the films will be presented as the first six TV episodes of Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru: Yusha no Sho. The three films will adapt Takahiro and illustrator Bunbun’s light novel series of the same name.

Yuki Yuna Is A Hero‘s first season aired during the Fall 2014 broadcast season. The series, which was helmed by Seiji Kishi at Studio Gokumi, ran for twelve episodes. Takahiro Sakai provided character designs on the series, while Makoto Uezu took charge of series composition.

PonyCan USA holds the rights to Yuki Yuna Is A Hero in North America. Crunchyroll streamed the show as it aired in Japan. They describe it as:

Yuna Yuki is an ordinary second-year middle school student. She gets up in the morning, gets ready for school, goes to classes, participates in club activities, and has fun with her friends. But there is one extraordinary thing about Yuki — she belongs to the “Brave Hero Club.” What does the Brave Hero Club do? Who is the mysterious being called “Vertex?” Yuki Yuna and her friends’ story takes place in Year 300, Era of the Gods.

Sources: Yaraon!, Twitter (pKjd)