The Japanese entertainment company T-Joy has announce that the upcoming Glass no Hana to Koawasu Sekai film will be released with englished subtitles in four theaters in Japan. This will be between the dates of January 16th-29th. Now for the theaters that will release the film, those are Tokyo’s Shinjuku Wald 9, Osaka’s Umeda Burg 7, Kyoto’s T-Joy Kyoto and Fukuoka’s T-Joy Hakata theaters. It should be noted that the screening is apart of the “YOKOSO! EIGAKAN!” program which allow visitors in Japan to view Japanese theatrical films with English subtitles. The first of these films to do this was Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection “F” which released between last May and June, the other is a more recent film titled Anthem of the Heart which released last October.
Now for its release the film is set for a Japan release this coming January 9th, pre order bonuses had also been releases should you of pre ordered tickets for the upcoming film. The bonuses included a sparkling anime clear file would release at 1,500 yen along with a ticket, but for 2,500 yen you would receive a CD with your ore order. Now the CD comes with a short edit of the theme song Insomnia by Dual Prototype featuring Risa Taneda. Now while the film opened up briefly during the Tokyo International Film Festival back in late October, an international premiere was held by Pony Canyon as well during Anime Festival Asia on November 28th.
It should also be noted that while the english title of “Glass no Hana to Kowasu Sekai” is “Virtuous Flower and Destroy the World” the officially given english title is now “Garakowa Restore the World”. Let it be known that the following upcoming film is a original film by new creative unit Physics Point whom developed both the scenario and illustrations for the film itself. The film won Pony Canyons first ever Anime Adaption Prize which was the grand prize for the event, the adaption has now become its own film and is currently being produced with staff members already in place. The duo of the group consisting of Otono Shimura and Suyuri Hiraume were the winners mind you of the contest and members of Physics point who also won one million yen for their D.Backup concept.
Starting with our first character her name is Sumire with the quote “It’s been my dream since I was young! To travel the world and play piano for all sorts of people!”. Her childhood dream has always been to play piano and will be studying abroad in London starting in the Spring. She is already skilled to the point where her piano skills can win her contests, and her innocent as well as hopefulness will tug at ones heart strings as well. her voice actress for the series is set to be Ai Kayano. Other roles for her include Saori from Girls und Panzer, Nana from Golden Time and Muginami in Rinne no Lagrange:
The following characters name is Rimo whom’s quote reads “I must return to the flower patch…..”. Apparently this girl has lost her memories and was saved by Dual and Dorothy when she was under attack. While she does not know specifically who she is the only things she can remember are her name and the words “I must return tothe folower patch…..”. She is set to be voiced by Hanamori Yumiri who has also voiced Uri tan from Eto tama and Chiaya from Rolling Girls.
Our next character is Dual whom’s quote reads “This isn’t a dream. The world that you’ve been seeing up until now… That was a dream.” The following girl fights enemies to protect what is called the Box of Wisdom. It is said that Dual is a quiet girl and meets Rimo while she is under attack. From this Dual becomes curious aboutthe girl and decides to help her in hopes to figure out her true identity. In the movie she is set to be voiced by Taneda Risa who voiced Rize in Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu Ka, Aya in Kiniro Mosaic, Mirai in Kyoukai no Kanata, Neko from Gokukoku no Brynhildr and Yukina in Strike the Blood.
Our final character is Dorothy who has the following quote “We’re not gonna cry. After all, there’s no need to.” It is said that Dorothy competes Dual while they fight against enemies to protect the Box of Wisdom. Even though Dorothy however sees Dual as a rival their strengths are practically equal. It is said that she can be loud and quite talkative as well. In the story her and Dual meet Rimo and try and help her find out about herself and the unseen truth as well. Lastly for our voice actress listings is Sakura Ayane voicing Dorothy. Other notable mentions include Yozora from Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, Cocoa from Gochuumon wa USagi Desu Ka, Yuiko in Love Lab and Akane from Vividred Operation.
Below is a plot summary of the upcoming film quoted from ANN for those unfamiliar with the upcoming movie:
A floating space without gravity where an infinite number of lights shine in different colors: The “Box of Wisdom.” Inside of this box, there are multiple worlds, multiple timelines, and there used to be many different people. This is where Dual and Dorothy were fighting with enemies called “Viruses.” Worlds infected by viruses must be erased. That is the duty, the job of these girls. However, one day, Dual and Dorothy feel the presence of a new Virus. Arriving at the scene, they see a girl being attacked by Viruses. After saving the girl, the duo wait for her to awaken so they can ask who she is, where she came from, and where she is going. Finally, when the girl opened her eyes, she gave her name, Rimo, and whispered only one sentence… “I must return to the flower patch…”