Konosuba anime gets film project





The official website of the animated adaptation of the novels Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o! of Natsume Akatsuki has revealed that the previously announced new animated project will be a movie.

Takaomi Kanasaki will return from the two seasons of the anime for television to be the director of the film under J.C. Staff, being thus relegated Studio DEEN after being in charge of the series. Makoto Uezu will be the screenwriter again, just as Koichi Kikuta will return to adapt the original designs of Kurone Mishima characters to the anime. Masato Koda will compose the music again.

The cast of voices will also return from the series, this being:

Jun Fukushima as Kazuma
Sora Amamiya as Aqua
Rie Takahashi as Megumin
Ai Kayano as Darkness
Yui Horie as Wiz
Aki Toyosaki as Yunyun

The novels, starring a young hikikomori called Kazuma who is killed by a truck and ends up in another world accompanied by a useless goddess and looking for life as an adventurer, has already inspired two television series. The first was released in January 2016, with the second coming in January 2017.