Any Canad/a/nons going to see this? There's a showing this Friday.
Actually looks promising
It's cool to watch anime now even Nic Cage does it!
Im at the corona showing and only guy here
>Euphonium char designs.
Looks like Anohana designs to me.
>In 2013, the Anohana Movie managed to touch the hearts of millions in theaters all across Japan.
I remember everyone in the theater I went to coming out completely disappointed, only laughing at the dude in the dress. Pretty boring desu
Printed sadly, light not reflected off signatures.
Because Aniplex is trying to push it super fucking hard as their big original anime movie, but in reality people only care about the theme song and the fact it's tied to Anohana.
>Topping the Japanese box office charts for weeks, the Anohana Movie was an instant smash hit and the second highest grossing original TV animation film in Japanese film history.
What the ever loving fucking hell are they even talking about?
The movie was like #3 in it's opening weekend so I have no fucking clue. Aniplex PR just completely making shit up again would be my guess. As for the 2nd highest thing ever I don't know, maybe they meant for that year, but even then there probably should have been some One Piece, Precure, or Pokemon movies and the like that did better.
But like it's just such a blatant lie. Even just off the top of my head I know K-On, Madoka and Love Live all did better at the box office and with far less screens for the latter most to boot.
>In 2013, the Anohana Movie managed to touch the hearts of millions in theaters all across Japan. Its heartwarming story of the unbreakable bond between friends was one that transcended the anime fan community. Topping the Japanese box office charts for weeks, the Anohana Movie was an instant smash hit and the second highest grossing original TV animation film in Japanese film history. With the recently announced live-action drama series adaptation in the works, people all over Japan are still experiencing the “Anohana Phenomenon.” This Fall, the genius creative staff behind the Anohana Movie are back! Director Tatsuyuki Nagai, Scriptwriter Mari Okada and Character Designer Masayoshi Tanaka are bringing fans an all-new ode to youth set in the beautiful city of Chichibu in Saitama Prefecture. This totally original animated film is called The Anthem of the Heart.
The level of self congratulatory bullshit is off the fucking charts here even by Aniplex standards who love to suck their own cocks. Simple reality is this movie would have totally bombed without the Nogizaka46 tie-ins, weekly stage greetings and 5 straight holidays to start it's run and even then it's barely ahead of the pace of the Anohana film which had less than half the number of screens and probably a fraction of the bullshit publicity. I bet it ends up making notably less in overall profits as a result, but that number will never come out if it's the case. Aniplex is so fucking full of shit it's retarded.
What the fuck does that even mean though, it's an oxymoron. Either it's an original animated film or it's based on or adapted from an existing TV franchise, it can't be both at the same time. If the claim is 2nd of all time for movies based on TV anime that's a fucking straight up lie and if it's an original animated film (which it wasn't) then that's also a complete fucking lie as well.
I guess that makes sense but then like holy fuck talk about twisted publicity to get the self-congratulatory narrative they are going for. I have a hard time believing it did better than Encounters in Space though anyway. Still Aniplex has the worst fucking publicity ever. It just reeks of the who are you trying to convince viewers or yourselves kind of spin and they have to spin absolutely fucking everything like it's some sort of monumental cutting edge success. No wonder people hate their fucking guts, though the pricing doesn't help either.
The reality of the movie is that it's actually more of a marketing piece for Nogizaka46's latest album and not the other way around. At least that's how it's pretty much turned out in the long run.
One more thing to add. The theatre was about half full. I guess it just didn't have the marketing or exposure that Madoka or Love Live has, or maybe it was because it was on a weekday. I highly recommend seeing it if there are more showings in your area and they're not sold out.
Just finished, stayed for the credits.
I might of been the only one in the theater on this cold and rainy night but i felt nothing but warmth in my heart.
Loved how they had those albums
And the scores were magical.
Believable characters with development in just one film.
Time for home
Yeah, I saw LL at the same theater in Sep and I'd estimate the crowd tonight was only 20% of last time. It's also not a sequel/spinoff, so it didn't attract a large crowd like Anohana did at the other theater I used to go to.