Get ready for some lewd, crude humor to hit a theater near you… assuming you live in Japan.
Earlier today, the official Mr. Osomatsu (Osomatsu-san) anime website announced that the series will receive a feature film. A trailer, key visual, and several cast and crew members were revealed for the feature, is titled Osomatsu-san: The Movie (Eiga Osomatsu-san).
We break the details down below.
The 30-second promo focuses on Osomatsu, who ponders the many madcap escapades that he and his brothers could get into in the film.
The visual features the Matsuno brothers, dressed to depict the various film-based job roles, from director to cameraman. A spotlight shines upon them from off-camera.
Yoichi Fujita (Gintama, ClassicaLoid) will return to direct the film at Studio Pierrot, with Naoyuki Asano reprising their role as character designer. Shu Matsubara (ClassicaLoid) will be back to write the movie’s script.
Shochiku is pegged as Osomatsu-san: The Movie‘s distributor.
The movie will star the following:
- Osomatsu: Takahiro Sakurai
- Karamatsu: Yūichi Nakamura
- Choromatsu: Hiroshi Kamiya
- Ichimatsu: Jun Fukuyama
- Jūshimatsu: Daisuke Ono
- Todomatsu: Miyu Irino
- Totoko: Aya Endo
- Iyami: Kenichi Suzumura
- Chibita: Sachi Kokuryu
- Dekapan: Yōji Ueda
- Dayōn: Nobuo Tobita
- Hatabō: Momoko Saito
- Matsuzō Matsuno: Kazuhiko Inoue
- Matsuyo Matsuno: Kujira
All confirmed actors are reprising their roles from the Mr. Osomatsu TV series.
The film will revolve around the Matsuno brothers’ high school reunion.
Osomatsu-san: The Movie will hit theaters in Spring 2019. Tickets went on sale in Japan earlier today, Folks who pre-order their passes will receive a free clear file depicting one of the Matsuno sextuplets, while supplies last. You can check the designs out below.
Mr. Osomatsu is based on the late Fujio Akatsuka’s manga of the same name. The first season hit Japanese TV on October 5, 2015. Yoichi Fujita directed the project at Studio Pierrot. Naoyuki Asano provided character designs, while Shu Matsubara handled series composition.
The series ran into a degree of controversy over two episodes that aired early in the season, resulting in the show’s first episode being pulled entirely and episode 3 being heavily altered to avoid specific parodic references.
Mr. Osomatsu 2nd Season aired in the Fall 2017 broadcast season. Yoichi Fujita directed the new season, with Shū Matsubara reprising his role on series composition.
Crunchyroll streamed Mr. Osomatsu and its second season as a simulcast. They describe the series as:
Mr. Osomatsu is based off of the gag manga series Osomatsu-kun by Fujio Akatsuka, and ran from 1962 to 1969. The series features a set of sextuplets, the Matsuno brothers, with Osomatsu being the oldest brother and leader of the group.
Viz Media currently holds the rights to the Mr. Osomatsu anime series.
Source: Comic Natalie