The world of “Toki no Tani” has finally been revealed for the first time! Girls are saving the world from its crisis!?? A teaser poster drawn by Kouhaku Kuroboshi and bonus movie have been released
“Pop In Q” is an original film series produced by TOEI Animation commemorating its 60th anniversary. The release date has finally been decided to be January, 2017.
This is a story featuring a special time in which 5 girls turning from junior high schoolers to high schoolers who have their own problems meet with each other and deepen their bonds by going against each other.
The acting 5 unique heroines are Masami Seto, Shiori Izawa, Atsumi Tanezaki, Ari Ozawa and Tomoyo Kurosawa.
Adding splendors of dance and music to the youth story in which various feelings are crossing each other, the series became more dramatic. Various allures of heroines are overflowing.
Regarding the staff, Naoki Miyahara who has handled many dance movies of the “Pricure” series will be the director and for original character design, Kouhaku Kuroboshi whose works include “Sekai Seifuku : Bouryaku no Zvezda” was selected.
Combining all the techniques and power of expression TOEI Animation has accumulated, Kouhaku Kuroboshi’s attractive characters are moving energetically in the film.
It is a youth story of girls-meets-girls, a new genre movie developed by “5 heroines”.
The teaser visual being released this time is newly drawn by Kouhaku Kuroboshi who is doing the original character design!
5 girls lost their way and wondered into “Tokino Tani”, a different dimensional world which is connected to all time axes.
Unknown pieces that are brilliant in their hands are implying that they will be the key features of the story.
Where would the girls who were guided by destiny be going?
From the phrase “15 Years Old, Dropping In & Youth Are Adventures, Too”, you can feel the youth message that reaches your hearts as well as the beginning of the special story.
In the bonus movie that is filled with the newly released scenes, the world view of “Toki no Tani” is released for the first time.
The movie created with a sensitive touch and dynamic performances of the best TOEI Animation’s creators is impressive!
In the middle of their youth, girls with mysterious connections meet people of Pop In, dancing creatures that live in Toki no Tani.
And the girls were suddenly given the mission to save the world from its crisis and they have to do so by dancing!
A dance scene which you can see a little bit in the movie seem to imply that the world of “Pop In Q” is still expanding.
Also, the additional cast information has been released which are Unshou Ishizuka, Erii Yamazaki, Azusa Tadokoro and Megumi Toda as elders of Pop In.
The teaser poster full of anticipation and the news flash will be put up at the main movie theater nationwide starting from Saturday, July 23rd.
Outline of “Pop In Q”
“We were looking at different directions until that time…”
Junior high schoolers who are just ahead of their graduation have suddenly been entrusted with the destiny of the world!
This is a youth story that depicts the adventures of 5 girls who met each other by passing through space and time and the growth of their mind.
At 15 years old. Worries, complexes, concerns for future and parting.
In many cases, you can’t change yourself or overcome something however you try.
“Today is the graduation ceremony of junior high school but as it is, I don’t really know what I am graduating from!”
With such feeling in her heart, Isumi in her third year of junior high school went to the beach and picked up a brilliant piece (“Toki no Kakera”) but then it brought her into the mysterious world. She meets with girls of same age who also have same pieces; Aoi, Konatsu and Asahi.
And then unknown creatures appeared. They called themselves people of Pop In and told the girls that this mysterious world is called “Toki no Tani” and is an important place that controls the “time of all worlds”. The People of Pop In also told them that “Time” is now under a significant crisis.
According to the elders of Pop In, the girls who were guided by “Toki no Kakera” need to cooperate with each other and make their souls together by dancing. Would it be possible for the girls who just met each other and with no dancing experience to do such a feat? Doubts in their mind, four girls started practicing the dance. However, the time limit for the collapse of the time is quickly approaching. In such situation, Saki, a fifth member of the girls who has dancing experience appears but…
5 girls who were suddenly entrusted with the future of the world. Can they unify their mind to save the world!??
Can dancing save the world? And can they make it in time for their graduation ceremony?
Their threads of fate suddenly entangled each other and the new time has started to pass.
“Toki no Tani”
“Toki no Tani” is a hub spot that connects to the time axes of all worlds. The People of Pop In live in this gorge, and they control and manage the “Time of the World” with the equipment called “Toki no Tane”. “Toki no Tane” going out of control leads to a risk of the time axes of all worlds to lose its control, leading to their breakdown.
“People of Pop In”
Pop In is an holy ethic group that is protecting the “Time” of the world by offering dances and prayers to “Toki no Tane”. Through dancing they create the energy and controls the time of all world following a specific rule. Furthermore, they each have a partner connected with their soul and body in the human world. A partner is called “isotope”.
“Toki no Kakera”
“Toki no Kakera” is a chrystal-like fan-shaped piece the 5 girls acquire in the movie. These pieces are in fact the parts of “Toki no Tane”, a device that is controlling the time of all world. One of the 6 pieces of “Toki no Tane” is called “Toki no Kakera” and it guided each girl to “Toki no Tani”.
Director : Naoki Miyahara
Planning, Produce : Toshiyuki Matsui
Producer : Yu Kanemaru
Original Creator : Izumi Toudou
Original Character Design : Kouhaku Kuroboshi
Story : Shuuko Arai
Character Design, Chief Animation Director : Takayuki Uragami
CG Director : Daiki Nakazawa
Color Design : Rumiko Nagai
Art Design : Nobuto Sakamoto
Art Director : Yutaka Oonishi
Music : Hiromi Mizutani (Team-MAX), Shuuji Katayama (Team-MAX)
Opening Theme : “Teenage Bruce” (P.IDL)
Distributor : TOEI
Animation Production : TOEI Animation
Production Produce : “Pop In Q” PArtners