The upcoming Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Nazo Meki! Hana no Tenkasu Gakuen movie has been postponed the day before its release due to the COVID-19 situation in Japan. It was meant to premiere on April 23.
The movie’s advance ticket cards that were purchased will still be usable on its new premiere date, which will be announced later on Toho’s website.
Additionally, the stage greeting that was set for April 24 has been postponed as well.
Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Nazo Meki! Hana no Tenkasu Gakuen is the 29th movie in the Crayon Shin-chan series, which includes a still-ongoing TV series that began in 1992 and has over 1000 episodes as of 2021. The previous movie, Crayon Shin-chan: Crash! Rakuga Kingdom and Almost Four Heroes, released in 2020. The TV anime and movies are based on the manga by Yoshito Usui.
The staff of Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Nazo Meki! Hana no Tenkasu Gakuen includes Wataru Takahashi as director and Kimiko Ueno as scriptwriter, with the two having been involved with the series for many years. The movie’s theme song is “Hashirigaki” by Macaroni Enpitsu, with a music video for the song released on April 22.
In the movie, Shinnosuke Nohara and Toru Kazama getting into a fight. After Toru takes off, Shinnosuke goes in search of him and finds him at a ruined clock tower with a mysterious bite mark on his butt. Kazama wakes up the next day with a silly personality, and it turns out that he’s not the only such victim, causing Shinnosuke and his friends to launch an investigation.