Earlier today, the official website for the Ni No Kuni film updated with a new teaser trailer and key visual. We break the details down below.
The 90-second promo introduces the film’s main characters, and previews the dialogue.
The image features Yū, Haru, and Kotona in the heart of a bustling city.
Ni no Kuni opens on August 23.
Yoshiyuki Momose (Modest Heroes, Ghiblies) will direct the project at OLM, with Level 5’s Akihiro Hino (Layton Mystery Tanteisha: Katori no Nazotoki File, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE) writing the script. Composer Joe Hisaishi (Spirited Away, Nausicaa) will score the soundtrack.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Yū: Kento Yamazaki
- Haru: Mackenyu
- Kotona: Mei Nagano
- Asha: Mei Nagano
- Yoki: Mamoru Miyano
- Gabaras: Kenjiro Tsuda
- Velsa: Maaya Sakamoto
- Saki: Maaya Sakamoto
- Balton: Kouichi Yamadera
- Danpo: Yuuki Kaji
- King Flanders: Masatō Ibu
- Mysterious Man: Tsuyoshi Muro
Ni No Kuni is based on the video game series of the same name. The first game, Ni no Kuni: Dominion of the Dark Djinn, launched on Nintendo’s DS handheld in December 2010, and sold more than 500,000 units in Japan. The second game, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, launched in November 2011 on Sony’s Playstation 3 console, and received a western release in early 2013. The entry was universally acclaimed, and moved more than move million units in its lifetime.
Sequel game Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom debuted on Sony’s PlayStation 4 console and Microsoft Windows on March 23, 2018.
Source: Comic Natalie