Sentai Filmworks Licenses Kyoto Animations’ LOVE, CHUNIBYO AND OTHER DELUSIONS! TAKE ON ME
Sentai Filmworks have announced their newest acquisition, LOVE, CHUNIBYO AND OTHER DELUSIONS! TAKE ON ME (映画 中二病でも恋がしたい -Take On Me-, Eiga Chuunibyoo Demo Koi Ga Shitai -Take On Me-). From the fan-favorite studio, Kyoto Animation (CLANNAD, K-ON!), this theatrical release, which premiered in Japan on January 6, 2018, follows the chunibyo couple, Rikka and Yuta, into their third year of high school.
Graduation is getting closer, and the couple still hasn’t had their first kiss. Things take an unexpected turn when spring break approaches, Rikkas’ older sister announces that the entire family is moving for her new job! Yuta hears about the possible move and starts wondering about the future of his relationship. His friends suggest a drastic idea: the couple should elope! It sets the stage for one of the wildest trips through Japan as this chunibyo couple carries out their escape plan.
Tatsuya Ishihara, director of the original 2012 anime, returns at the helm for the movie, with a script by series writer Jukki Hanada.
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