Flying Dog’s original anime film Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop has received a new trailer. The trailer, titled “Special PV (never young beach ver.),” features the theme song “Cider no Yō ni Kotoba ga Wakiagaru” by never young beach.
The film will also include an insert song titled “Yamazakura” by Taeko Onuki.
The film is scheduled to premiere in Japan on July 22 and will be streamed by Netflix worldwide on the same day. The movie, directed and co-written by Your Lie in April‘s Kyōhei Ishiguro, was originally slated for a 2020 release, but faced multiple delays due to COVID-19. Two full-length trailers and a teaser trailer were released in March 2021 alongside the new July 22 premiere date.
The staff includes Dai Sato (Samurai Champloo, Cowboy Bebop) as scriptwriter, Yukiko Aikei (Your Lie in April, Accel World) as character designer and chief animation director, Chie Yamashiro as unit director, Chieko Nakamura (Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle) as art director, Masumi Otsuka (Aikatsu Planet!) as color designer, Kōhei Tanada (Farewell, My Dear Cramer: First Touch) and Yoshihiro Sekiya (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) as photography directors, and Kensuke Ushio (Devilman Crybaby, A Silent Voice) as music composer. Signal.MD and Sublimation are in charge of the animation production.
Meanwhile, the cast includes Ichikawa Somegorō VIII as male protagonist Cherry, Hana Sugisaki as female protagonist Smile, Kōichi Yamadera as Fujiyama, Megumi Han as Bieber, Natsuki Hanae as Japan, Yuichiro Umehara as Toughboy, Megumi Nakajima as Julie, Kikuko Inoue as Tsubasa Fujiyama, and Sumire Morohoshi as Marie.
Netflix describes Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop as:
After meeting one bright, sunny day, a shy boy who expresses himself through haiku and a bubbly but self-conscious girl share a brief, magical summer.