Trapezium Reveals Main Poster, PV Trailer & Additional Cast

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A main poster visual and PV trailer have been revealed for the upcoming trapezium anime film, which is scheduled to premiere theatrically in Japan on May 10, 2024. 

The trailer previews the film’s theme song “Nanmonai,” which is performed by VTuber Hoshimachi Suisei and sakuma. Music project MAISONdes is credited with the theme song’s production.

The additional voice cast members for the film are Shoya Kimata (from the idol group JO1) as Shinji Kudo and comedian Teruyoshi Uchimura as Shuichi Itami. 

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Kimata and Uchimura join a main cast that includes: 

  • • Asaki Yuikawa as the film’s protagonist Yuu Azuma
  • Reina Ueda as Ranko Katori
  • • Hina Yomiya as Kurumi Taiga
  • • Haruka Aikawa as Mika Kamei 

All four are performing the film’s other song “Hoi Jishin,” which is written by the original author Kazumi Takayama

Masahiro Shinohara (Is the Order a Rabbit? Bloom assistant director) is directing the anime film, with Koji Masunari (Blue Period chief director, Magi and R.O.D -READ OR DIE- director) as supervisor, Yuuko Kakihara (Blue Orchestra series screenwriter) as scriptwriter, Rio (“Mister” and “Kyoufuu All Back” [Amane Kanata cover] music videos, Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Doom of Dragon’s Sanctuary co-character designer) as character designer, and Masaru Yokoyama (Horimiya) as music composer. Cloverworks is handling the film’s animation production.  

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The anime film adaptation is based on Takayama’s coming-of-age novel of the same name, which was written at the time she was with the idol group Nogizaka46. It was serialized in Kadokawa’s Da Vinci magazine from April 6, 2016 to August 6, 2018. A bunkoban version illustrated by Tae was released in November 2018. 

Trapezium follows high school student Yu, who has her sights set on becoming a successful idol. To achieve this goal, she lays out four conditions for herself to follow in her life. 

Source: Trapezium Official Anime Website

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He also contributes work to the website Yatta Tachi. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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