Kimi wa Kanata Anime Film Reveals Additional Cast

Kimi wa Kanata Anime Film Reveals Additional Cast

On Tuesday, TOHO's Kimi wa Kanata (You Are Beyond) theatrical anime film revealed that both Kōichu Yamadera and Ikue Ōtani are additional cast members. The official website, where the announcement was made, also stated that both of them would voice a single character named Gimon who serves as a guide to the main lead Mio in the mysterious new world. 

The film is set to debut in theatres on November 27. The teaser poster visual reveals the film's two main leads standing before the deserted East Exit of Tokyo's Ikebukuro Station, one of the film's settings. Ikebukuro in Toshima Ward has extended full support for the production of the film and the clip narrated by Matsumoto depicts the real-life streets of the city, which includes the Seibu Department Store, PARCO, Bic Camera, and the Tokyo Sakura Tram (Toden Arakawa Line). The tagline of the visual translates to, "Why can't I remember…" 




The adolescent fantasy film centers on two childhood friends named Mio and Shin who live in Tokyo's Ikebukuro district. Mio harbours strong feelings for Arata, and her thoughts are dominated by him. However, she has never been able to tell him how she feels. One day, they fall into an argument over something trivial and soon afterward, Mio decides to make up with him. As she attempts to find Arata, drenched in the rain, she gets caught in a traffic accident. Upon regaining consciousness, she finds herself in a new and unfamiliar world. 


The main cast details for the film are listed as :

  • Honoka Matsumoto as Mio
  • Toshiki Seto as Arata
  • Saori Hayami as Kiku-chan
  • Yui Ogura as Madoka


Yoshinobu Sena (Neko mo, Onda-ke, Vampire Holmes) is the director of the anime film and is also credited as the scriptwriter and for the original concept. This theatrical film is his directorial debut. Digital Network Animation will be producing the animation whereas CUCURI is credited for planning and developing the project. Kadokawa will publish the original novel. Rabbit House and Elephant House are handling the distribution for the film. 

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