A new teaser visual and 34-second PV trailer have been released for the upcoming science fiction anime film Break of Dawn. Based on Tetsuya Imai’s manga of the same name, the anime film is scheduled to premiere in Japanese theaters sometime in October 2022.
The production team also revealed new information about the main voice cast and staff members who will be working on the film. Hana Sugisaki will be voicing the main character Yuuma Sawatari while Aoi Yuuki will be voicing his mysterious companion, Nanako.
The production staff includes Tomoyuki Kurokawa (Concrete Revolutio) as director, Dai Satou (YUREI DECO) as script writer, pomodorosa (Listeners) as original character and concept designer, Takahiko Yoshida (Cells at Work) as chief animation supervisor and anime character designer, and Masaru Yokoyama (Classroom of the Elite II) as music composer. Studio Zero-G is in charge of the film’s animation production.
An anime adaptation of the Break of Dawn manga was first confirmed for a fall premiere this past March. Imai’s manga series was first serialized in Kodansha’s Monthly Afternoon magazine from January 25, 2011 to October 25, 2011. It ended with two tankoubon volumes released in total.
Anime News Network describes the synopsis as:
In the near-future year of 2049 the humanity has become aware for a number of years that the Earth will have an unavoidable collision with a large-scale comet. Yuuma is a boy obsessed with space, robots, and the impending collision. He has an encounter with an extraterrestrial being, which he finds out is connected to the incoming comet.
Source: Break of Dawn Official Twitter