Pony Canyon has released a new PR video for Machida City in Tokyo. It runs for about five minutes, and its title is “Start”. It follows a young married couple from the city who reminisce about their college days and the allure of living in Machida.
The new video stars Jun Fukuyama as Hiroto, the father/protagonist of the short anime. Meanwhile, Megumi Toyoguchi voices his wife, Maki, and Nozomi Fuyuki voices their son, Keita. Jun Fukuyama also performs the ED song, “START,” with Machida native and hip hop artist KEN THE 360.
Twitter personality Masahiko Katsuse, another Machida resident, wrote the story. As for the anime, it features real-life landmarks such as Grandberry Park.