The official website for the Yuki Yuna Is a Hero television anime series announced on Monday that the Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shō (Yuki Yuna Is a Hero: Washio Sumi Chapter) theatrical anime will have three films.
The Japanese pre-sale website Movie Ticket is additionally listing dates for the three films. The first film is slated for March 18, the second film is slated for April, and the third film is slated for July. Movie Ticket is selling a ticket bundle for all three films for 4,500 yen (about US$42).
Pony Canyon began streaming a teaser video on Sunday for the Yūki Yūna wa Yūsha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shō (Yuki Yuna Is a Hero: Washio Sumi Chapter) theatrical anime project. The video reveals the anime's main cast and staff.
(Note: The below YouTube video can't be viewed in Australia, Mexico, New Zealand, and the U.S.)
Text: Two years before that fight
Text: One more story of
Text: The young women chosen by god
The anime will star:
Suzuko Mimori as Sumi Washio
Kana Hanazawa as Sonoko Nogi
Yumiri Hanamori as Gin Minowa
The anime adapts Takahiro and illustrator BUNBUN's illustrated novel series Washio Sumi wa Yūsha de Aru (Washio Sumi is a Hero). Project 2H is credited as the original creator, Takahiro (Minato Soft) is credited with the original plan designs, and BUNBUN is credited with the original character designs. Seiji Kishi, who directed the first anime season, is the chief director. Daisei Fukuoka (Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School: Despair Arc, Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School: Future Arc) is directing the anime at Studio Gokumi. Makoto Uezu is returning to handle the series composition, and Uezu and Takahiro are writing the scripts. Takahiro Sakai is returning to adapt BUNBUN's designs for animation and is also serving as chief animation director. D.K&JWWORKS is in charge of the concept art, and Keiichi Okabe and MONACA are returning to compose the music. Pony Canyon is distributing the anime.