After getting so much love and appreciation from fans, the Given franchise is about to release the sequel to its first film. Moreover, they recently released the key visual for the Given Anime Sequel Movie. The officials have already announced that this sequel film will be released in two parts separately.
Now, they finally revealed the release date of the first part of the Given Anime Sequel Movie in their latest announcement. On the other hand, fans were very excited for this upcoming anime film and eager to know what would happen next in the story.
So, let’s get straight to this informative news and find out its release date along with the first visual.
First Key Visual of the Given Anime Sequel Movie
On October 20, 2023, the officials released the first key visual of the Given Anime Sequel Movie’s first part. This key visual features Yagi Shizusumi and Hiiragi Kashima, who will play the lead roles in this upcoming bl anime film. Moreover, they were both surrounded by all musical instruments, including guitar, drums, bass, and so on.
With the release of the movie’s first visual, the officials also revealed the release date along with the movie’s title. According to their latest announcement, the title of the first part of the Given Anime Sequel Movie is “Eiga Given: Hiiragi Mix,” and it will premiere on January 27, 2024, in Japanese theaters.
Moreover, the officials have not said anything about the streaming platforms where the movie will be released for international viewers, nor have they released any promo videos for the movie. As soon as we get any information regarding that, we will immediately share it with you.
Cast and Staff of the Given Anime Sequel Movie
Most of the major cast and staff members of the movie had already been revealed by the officials.
Here are the major cast members:
- Masatomo Nakazawa as Haruki Nakayama
- Shogo Yano as Mafuyu Sato
- Takuya Eguchi as Akihiko Kaji
- Yuma Uchida as Ritsuka Uenoyama
- Fumiya Imai as Hiiragi Kashima
- Taito Ban as Shizusumi Yagi
Here are the major staff members:
- Original creator: Natsuki Kizu
- Character Design: Mina Osawa
- Director: Noriko Hashimoto
- Screenplay: Yuniko Ayana
- Music: MICHIRU
- Art Directors: Shizuka Sekiguchi and Yang Liu
- Sound Director: Hiromi Kikuta
- CGI Director: Tomoya Mizuno
- Director of Photography: Sena Nakagawa
- Color design: Taro Kaguchi
- Editing: Rie Ito
On the other hand, Given Anime Sequel Movie will be produced by Lerche Studio, the same animation studio that produced the first film and TV series of the franchise.
Moreover, this studio also brought us several popular high school anime, such as Classroom of Elite, Assassination Classroom, School Live, After School Hanako Kun, and so on.
What will we get to see in the Given Anime Sequel Movie?
The TV series and first anime film of the Given franchise already adapted the story from chapter 1 to chapter 29 from its manga counterpart. While adapting these chapters, it already covers the first five volumes of the series. So, Given Anime Sequel Movie will pick the story from chapter 30 to chapter 48.
While adapting these chapters, this upcoming sequel movie will cover the story from volumes 6 to 8. On the other hand, this sequel film mainly revolves around these five characters: Hiiragi Kashima, Ritsuka Uenoyama, Shizusumi Yagi, Akihiko Kaji, and Haruki Nakayama.
That’s it for the post! We hope you now know everything about the first key visual of the Given Anime Sequel Movie and found this informative news to be useful. Stay tuned with us for more of the latest anime and manga news.
Frequently Asked Questions:
You have to first watch the anime series of Given, then you can move on to the first movie in the franchise. Because it is very essential to follow the chronological order of events to get a better idea of the story,
Yes, Given is one of the best BL anime as well as musical anime of all time. It has appealing characters, an emotional storyline, and top-notch animation that make it worth watching for anime lovers, especially those who love boys’ love stories.
Source: Official Website