Gyokou no Nikuko-san Anime Film Gets New Trailer

The Gyokou no Nikuko-chan (Nikuko of the Fishing Harbor) anime film has received a new trailer, which offers a preview of the supporting characters’ voices. The movie is set to premiere on June 11.

Additionally, the Gyokou no Nikuko-chan Twitter page revealed that the movie’s soundtrack will release on June 9. The soundtrack by Takatsugu Muramatsu includes the song “Image no Uta” (“Poetry of An Image”) by child actor Kurumi Inagaki. 

The movie previously received a teaser trailer in late March. The anime’s staff includes Ayumu Watanabe (Children of the Sea) as director, Satomi Ooshima (Hataraki Man) as scriptwriter, Kenichi Konishi (Children of the Sea) as character designer and chief animation director, and Sanma Akashiya (Santa Claus Tsukamaeta!) as producer. Studio 4°C is in charge of the animation production. 

Meanwhile, the cast includes Shinobu Ōtake as Nikuko, Cocomi as Kikuko, Natsuki Hanae as Ninomiya, and Izumi Ishii as Maria. 

Gyoukou no Nikuko-chan is based on the novel of the same name by Kanako Nishi. Anime News Network describes the original novel’s story as:

The “human drama” novel centers on a mother named Nikuko and her daughter, Kikuko, who live on a boat. The novel follows their paths in life, and their growth.


Sources: Asmik Ace YouTube channel, Gyouko no Nikuko-chan Twitter

Melvyn began his journey at Anime Trending in early 2018 and currently contributes as news writer and occasional reviewer. In the years since, he has experienced the unexpected advent of multiple legal anime streaming platforms in Southeast Asia, changed his Warhammer 40k army twice, and started collecting Infinity and Battletech miniatures. Outside of gaming and watching anime, Melvyn spends his free time self-learning Japanese and reading manga and light novels in their native language.
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