The Award-Profitable Directorial Debut From the Celebrated Illustrator Loundraw to Arrive on Blu-Ray™ and Digital November 1, 2022 from GKIDS
What You Must Know:
- The superbly animated and completely distinctive Summer time Ghost will probably be coming to Blu-ray™ and all main digital platforms on November 1 from GKIDS with distribution by Shout! Manufacturing facility. Impressed by considered one of his personal drawings, the directorial debut from the celebrated Japanese illustrator loundraw brings his lush visible sensibility to a supernatural drama in regards to the pains of rising up, and the significance of dwelling life to the fullest. Bonus options embrace the feature-length documentary To You Earlier than Daybreak, a characteristic animatic, and an interview with loundraw. Summer time Ghost will probably be launched in its unique Japanese language model in addition to an all-new English language dub, and is accessible for pre-order now by visiting ShoutFactory.com and GKIDS.com/store.
- Celebrated for his detailed spatial designs, use of clear, ethereal colours and a focus to depth of area, loundraw started his profession as an illustrator when he was a teen, discovering early success on on-line platforms. He additionally created key visuals for numerous notable writers, together with illustration for the novel “I Wish to Eat Your Pancreas,” which was later tailored to a theatrical movie. Outdoors of his work in illustration, loundraw’s debut unique animation “Till Desires Awaken” was launched on YouTube in collaboration with the wildly fashionable Japanese rock band BUMP OF CHICKEN, and swiftly hit over 2 million views, and he was idea designer for the latest anime adaptation of Josee, the Tiger and the Fish.
- Conceived as a “quick characteristic,” Summer time Ghost showcases unique character designs from loundraw, and is produced by FLAT STUDIO, the all-new animation studio he established in 2019. The movie’s screenplay was written by novelist Hirotaka “Otsuichi” Adachi, and the soundtrack is by internationally famend pianist Akira Kosemura. Launched in Japanese theaters in 2021, the movie has garnered huge competition play domestically and overseas, together with screenings at Leeds Worldwide Movie Competition (Worldwide Premiere), Annecy Worldwide Movie Competition, and Fantasia Worldwide Movie Competition, the place it was awarded the Gold Viewers Award for Quick Movie.
An city legend says that lighting fireworks at an deserted airfield will beckon the “summer time ghost,” a spirit that may reply any query. Three youngsters, Tomoya, Aoi, and Ryo, every have their very own purpose to indicate up someday. When a ghost named Ayane seems, she reveals she is just seen to these “who’re about to the touch their demise.” Compelled by the ghost and her message, Tomoya begins recurrently visiting the airfield to uncover the true function of her visits.
Summer time Ghost Bonus Options
· To You Earlier than Daybreak Documentary
· Characteristic Animatic
· Interview with loundraw
Summer time Ghost English Dub Voice Forged
Tomoya – David Errigo Jr.
Ayane – Megan Taylor Harvey
Ryo – Clifford Chapin
Aoi – Kyla Carter
Tomoya’s Mother – Anne Yatco
Ayane’s Mother – Anne Yatco
Supply: Official Press Launch