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Kyoto Animation Unveils Teaser & Trailer for “Liz and the Blue Bird” Movie


A little birdie told me that this will absolutely be worth watching.

Earlier today, Kyoto Animation opened an official website and Twitter account for theatrical film Liz and the Blue Bird (Liz to Aoi Tori in Japanese, Liz und ein BlauerVogel in German). The site includes a new visual and teaser video. We break the details down below.

Promo Video

the 15-second trailer offers a brief look at the scene in the visual, as a narrator utters a brief teaser soundbite.

Key Visual

The visual features the titular Liz with her blue bird, standing in a wooded glade. A gilded cage stands empty behind them.

Liz and the Blue Bird will hit Japanese theaters on April 21, 2018. Naoko Yamada (A Silent Voice, K-On!) is directing the project at Kyoto Animation.

Source: Anime! Anime!

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