The official trailer of the upcoming anime movie, Blue Giant, is finally released! The main cast members and key visual are also shared. The movie is slated to premiere in Japan nationwide on February 17, 2023. Studio Nut serves as its animation production studio.
The theaters the movie is going to premiere on can be found on their official website. The date of ticket selling depends on the theater. Their contact details can be found in the website as well. Hoping that anyone who wants to see it may secure a ticket!
Blue Giant Synopsis
Dai Miyamoto has a goal of becoming the greatest jazz player ever. This is because he got inspired by watching a jazz performance when he was in junior high school. He started practicing the tenor saxophone even without the ability to understand sheet music.
As such, in his first performance, he was criticized by the audience. This left him undeterred, as he continued to play his saxophone passionately than ever. Will he be able to achieve his goal with his situation?
Watch the trailer here:
The trailer opens with Dai Miyamoto practicing his tenor saxophone outside in the middle of the winter season. He is very determined and enthusiastic to become a jazz player. Along the way, he meets Yukinori Sawabe, who is skilled in playing the piano; and Shunji Tamada, who is a drummer.
The three of them bonded over their passion for playing their instruments and jazz. They wanted to succeed in their endeavors.
Here are the main cast and character visuals:
From left to right, these are:
- Shunji Tamada – voiced by Amane Okayama
- Dai Miyamoto – voiced by Yuki Yamada
- Yukinori Sawabe – voiced by Shoutarou Mamiya
Check out the key visual below:
The key visual depicts the three protagonists, with Dai Miyamoto in the middle with his saxophone. On his left is Yukinori Sawabe with a piano. Shunji Tamada is at his right, holding his drum sticks. Together, the three of them give it their all in order to perform a jazz number.
Blue Giant Manga Background
Shinichi Ishizuka is the author and illustrator of the Blue Giant manga. It serialized on Shogakukan’s Big Comic seinen magazine from May 10, 2013 to August 25, 2016. It has published a total of 10 volumes.
Its sequel series, Blue Giant Supreme, also serialized on Big Comic magazine. It released a total of 88 chapters from September 10, 2016 to April 25, 2020. There are a total of 11 volumes published as a paperback and e-book.
This was followed by a third series, Blue Giant Explorer, that also serialized on Big Comic magazine. It started on May 25, 2020, and as of October 2022, there are 7 volumes available as paperback and e-book.
Seven Seas Entertainment is compiling the manga into omnibus volumes in its English adaptation. As of March 2022, the Volume 9-10 omnibus got released.