Kawasaki High School will host the production of the “Haku” anime film on the campus in the spring.
The film will be directed by Hiromi Yamashita ( “Fruits Basket” and “The Legend of Zorro”) and produced by the Kawasaki Animation Production Studio.
The school is also home to the popular anime club “Kai-Shi” and a variety of anime clubs and anime events.
It was announced at Anime Expo 2016 that the production team had been looking to host a “Haruhi” anime event, which was officially confirmed on September 18, 2016.
“Huku” was first released in Japan on April 3, 2010.
It has been adapted into two films: “Hukaku” and the second film, “Hakurei Hikaru,” which was released in Japanese theaters on March 31, 2016, in the United States on June 12, 2016 and in Chinese theaters on August 10, 2016. The production staff plans to make a total of five films in 2017, and will continue to film on a monthly basis, including “Hakyuu Haku” which will premiere on January 19, 2018.
The production team has previously said that the film will explore the life of a young man who was orphaned by his father in the early days of the war and is struggling to rebuild his life. The “Hakekuu Hakyuu” (The Boy Who Got Lost) and “Haken” (I Can’t Believe This Is True) anime films were produced by Studio Pierrot in collaboration with Kodansha Comics and Bandai Visual in Japan.
The two films received a combined worldwide gross of more than 4 billion yen ($450 million) in North America, according to Box Office Mojo. “Haka” was produced by Production I.
G in collaboration on the TV series, and the anime series was produced and directed by Makoto Shinkai in Japan.