Studio Colorido will be adapting Tomihiko Morimi’s Penguin Highway novel into an upcoming anime film. And what makes this this film even more special is its theme song. This is because none other than Utada Hikaru is performing it, and its title is “Good Night”. Now, the film’s latest trailer is giving us not only a preview of the movie, but also Hikki’s new song:
Based on a novel by Tomihiko Morimi, the film will make its premiere on 17th August 2018. Yuusuke Ishida is directing the film over at Studio Colorido.
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It tells the story of 4th grader Aoyama-kun, a smart and observant little boy who writes down everything that he discovers in his notebooks. He gets on with a young lady he calls his “Onee-san”, who works at the dental clinic.
Aoyama-kun is shocked one day when he encounters a penguin in the middle of his suburban town. The sudden appearance of the penguins seems to be related with his “Onee-san”, so he tries to unravel the mystery behind the penguins.