Anpanman is returning to the big scree with a new anime film. This will be the 31st film for the franchise, and its title is Soreike! Anpanman Kirameke! Ice no Kuni no Vanilla-hime (Let’s go! Anpanman: Sparkle! Princess Vanilla of the Land of Ice Cream). And now, its cast have revealed a brand new key visual for the anime, as well as a teaser:

The new visual announces the film’s 28 June 2019 premiere date in Japan. Meanwhile, the staff have revealed its guest cast members. Nana Eikura will be playing Princess Vanilla in the film, while comedy duo, Anzen Manzai, will also be voicing characters. Anzen manzai member Miyazon will voice Minister Gelato, while Arapon will be voicing Baikinman’s new robot, the Germ Ice Cream Robot.

The new film also celebrates what would have been the 100th birthday of Anpanman mangaka Takashi Yanase. Set in the Land of Ice Cream, its story will center on Princess Vanilla. But despite being the land of ice cream’s princess, she cannot make ice cream herself. Becaquse of this, she decides to run away, which leads her to meet Anpanman and Kokin-chan. However, as she runs away, Baikinman invades the land of Ice Cream.

source: Comic Natalie