The upcoming adaptation of anime Blue Giant has published a new trailer and graphics.The premiere of the film is scheduled for February 17, 2023.
Anime film Blue Giant – trailer
Information about music anime staff was published.These include the popular Japanese pianist and jazz composer Hiromi Uehara, who also serves as music director, saxophonist Tomoaki Baba and drummer Shun Ishiwak, who is associated with the Japanese music band Millenium Parade (Ghost in the Shell: Sac_2045 Season 2 Opening Song).
“We are extremely happy that our music director is Hiromi Uehara, one of the best pianists in the world of jazz.Together with Tomoaki Baba on the saxophone and Shun Ishiwaka on drums, two honest young musicians, they processed the sound of Blue Giant by trial and error.It’s powerful music.I would like to say much more about the sound, but I will abstain and I hope that the movie will appeal to everyone. ”
Statement of the original creator of Shinichi Ishizuki
Blue giant – visual
The film, which was first announced in 2021, will direct Yuzuru Tachikawa in the NUT studio.Originally, it was to premiere this year, but was transferred to February next year.
Blue Giant is a jazz manga by Shinichi Ishizuki.He was made in Big Comics Shogakukan from May 2013 to August 2016. He also got two more manga sequels, namely Blue Giant Supreme (2016-2020) and Blue Giant Explorer (2020-present).
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He granted a license for the Mang series in English, describing the story as follows:
Dai lived on a normal high school life in Sendai: a city of hot summer days and rainy nights.There was a lack of something between basketball, part -time work and the uncertain future.And this thing was music.When his days in the last grade are coming to an end, Dai takes a cordial oath: “I will be the best jazzman in the world.”But what do you need to be the best?Talent?Effort?Happy break?Or maybe just deep, pure love for music and too much stubbornness to know when to stop.
Manga won the 62nd Shogakukan Manga Award in the general category, as well as the 20th Japan Media Arts Festival Award.