LOVE, CHUNIBYO AND OTHER DELUSIONS! – TAKE ON ME To Be Released in Select Theaters this November
Azoland Pictures and Sentai Filmworks announced the forthcoming theatrical release of the highly anticipated anime feature film, 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-, 2018). Following the North American premiere at Los Angeles Anime Film Festival in Los Angeles, California, the film will be released in select theaters across North America starting November 2, 2018. Theater patrons will receive an exclusive giveaway item with each purchased ticket at participating theaters, while supplies last. The film will be shown with Japanese audio and English subtitles.
LOVE, CHUNIBYO AND OTHER DELUSIONS! is based off the light novel, of the same name, written by Torako. It received an anime adaption produced by Kyoto Animation and directed by Tatsuya Ishihara in 2012. The series continued on for Season 2, LOVE, CHUNIBYO AND OTHER DELUSIONS! -HEART THROB- in 2014. Sentai Filmworks has released both the TV series in North America, attracting a number of viewers worldwide with their unique Chunibyo (delusional) world, cute high school romance comedy and epic action scenes.
LOVE, CHUNIBYO AND OTHER DELUSIONS! – TAKE ON ME premiered at over 70 theaters in Japan in January 2018 and ranked #6 at the box office on its opening weekend.
Details on tickets and showtimes are available on the official Azoland Pictures website.
About LOVE, CHUNIBYO AND OTHER DELUSIONS! – TAKE ON ME
Yuta and Rikka may have finally started to come to terms with the various delusions that have run their lives, but as their relationship becomes progressively more real, their development as a couple seems to be increasingly in danger of stalling out! When your relationship is partially the result of a series of fantasies, what can reality serve up that’s equal to the make-believe? Rikka’s sister decides that she’s going to move to Italy and take Rikka with her, and the solution that Rikka and Yuta decide on is both improbably logical and unrealistically practical: They’re going to elope! For real! Get ready for the ultimate fantasy road trip as our two young would-be lovers take off a whirlwind tour of the real Japan in LOVE, CHUNIBYO AND OTHER DELUSIONS! – TAKE ON ME.
Original Creator: Torako
Director: Tatsuya Ishihara
Script: Jukki Hanada
Character Design: Kazumi Ikeda
Art Director: Mutsuo Shinohara
Color Design: Akiyo Takeda
Setting: Hiroyuki Takahashi
Director of Photography: Akihiro Ura
3D Director: Rin Yamamoto
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
Theme Song Artist: ZAQ
Production: Kyoto Animation
Yuta Togashi: Jun Fukuyama
Rikka Takanashi: Maaya Uchida
Shinka Nibutani: Chinatsu Akasaki
Kumin Tsuyuri: Azumi Asakura
Sanae Dekomori: Sumire Uesaka
Satone Shichimiya: Juri Nagatsuma
Makoto Isshiki: Soichiro Hoshi
Toka Takanashi: Eri Sendai
Kuzuha Togashi: Kaori Fukuhara
Nanase Tsukumo: Kikuko Inoue
Rikka’s Mother: Junko Iwao
About Azoland Pictures
Azoland Pictures is a film distribution company that offers Japanese anime and live-action films to the audience in North America. The company also organizes movie premieres, anime related film festivals, and J-Pop events in the Los Angeles area. In 2017, Azoland Pictures has theatrically distributed LOVE LIVE SUNSHINE!! CONCERTS, KIZUMONOGATARI PART 3: REIKETSU, SWORD ART ONLINE THE MOVIE – ORDINAL SCALE – English dub, NO GAME NO LIFE ZERO, and Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] – I. Presage Flower Chapter 1.
About Sentai Filmworks, Inc.
Sentai Filmworks is a leading global supplier of anime and official anime merchandise, distributing and curating one of the industry’s most diverse libraries of top trending and classic titles. Offering thousands of hours of content across both traditional and digital platforms, Sentai is dedicated to bringing captivating stories and iconic characters directly from Japan. With hit series that include MADE IN ABYSS, LAND OF THE LUSTROUS, BIG O, and AKAME GA KILL!, Sentai’s catalog continues to grow with new favorites like SWORD ORATORIA: IS IT WRONG TO TRY TO PICK UP GIRLS IN A DUNGEON? ON THE SIDE, PRINCESS PRINCIPAL, and FLIP FLAPPERS, as well as classic anime series such as LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES.