Eiga Sumikko Gurashi: Aoi Tsukiyo no Mahō no Ko (The Magical Child of the Blue Moonlit Night), the second movie in San-X‘s Sumikko Gurashi franchise, is getting a sport for Nintendo Switch on December 2.
The Eiga Sumikko Gurashi: Aoi Tsukiyo no Mahō no Ko – Game de Asobō! Eiga no Sekai get together sport contains 20 mini-games primarily based on the film’s episodes. Every mini-game will be performed with a single Joy-Con and helps as much as 4 gamers. By enjoying mini-games, gamers can obtain jigsaw puzzle items as prizes. Each jigsaw puzzle depicts a scene from the film. New magician characters from the movie may even be within the sport.
Takahiro Ōmori (Durarara!!, Natsume’s Book of Friends, Princess Jellyfish) is directing the movie. Reiko Yoshida (Violet Evergarden, Lu over the wall, K-ON!) is penning the script, and Kaori Hino (Modest Heroes, Napping Princess) is coming back from the primary movie because the artwork director. Fanworks is returning to animate the movie, and ASMIK Ace is distributing.
In the movie’s story, the principle characters go on a tenting journey at some point within the fall, and that night time they recall a legend: that when each 5 years, on the night time of a big and blue full moon, magical creatures will go to the city. The characters lookup, solely to see a big and blue moon overhead.
Sumikko Gurashi debuted in 2012 as barely unfavourable characters who like to remain within the nook of a room. The characters embrace “Shirokuma,” a polar bear who’s delicate to chilly; “Penguin?” (with a query mark in its title), a penguin who’s uncertain whether it is really a penguin; “Tonkatsu,” a chunk of pork cutlet that was left uneaten; “Neko,” a shy cat; and “Tokage,” who hides his nature as one of many final dinosaurs.
The first anime movie, titled Sumikkogurashi – Good to be within the nook, opened in Japan in November 2019. The movie ranked at #3 in its opening weekend. The movie finally sold a complete of 1.22 million tickets, and it earned 1.4 billion yen (about US$12.8 million) on the field workplace in Japan as of February 2020. The movie won the award for Best Animation of the Year on the twenty ninth Annual Japan Movie Critics Awards in June 2020.
Mankyū ([email protected] Cinderella Girls Theater, Jaku-San-Sei Million Arthur) directed the primary movie at Fanworks. Takashi Sumita (Europe Kikaku) penned the script. Kaori Hino (Napping Princess, In This Corner of the World) was the artwork director.
The franchise has impressed toys, books, stationery materials, and video video games. The first movie impressed the Eiga Sumikko Gurashi: Tobidasu Ehon to Himitsu no Ko – Game de Asobō! Ehon no Sekai (Sumikko Gurashi the Movie: The Unexpected Picture Book and the Secret Child – Let’s Play a Game! Worlds of Picture Books) Switch game, which launched in November 2019.