Orange’ – 4 million total copies sold, the live action movie of the Youth SF comic with a box-office result of 3.2 billion Yen (ca. 3 million USD)
The visuals of the TV Anime ‘Orange’, which will start airing in July, has been released!
The teaser visuals contained amongst others the manhole decorations of Matsumoto City or elements that were related to the story, but the new visual concentrates on the beautiful landscape of Matsumoto City and gives us a more ‘open’ feeling.
Character Design: Nobuteru Yūki. Naho, Kakeru, Suwa, Takako, Azusa and Hagita standing on a bridge in east Matsumoto City and in the background you can see the Susuki River flowing into the Utsukushigahara Mountains.
Written into the crystal blue sky is the slogan ‘The future tears have changed me’ and stands for the friendship, painful love and also for changing the future of Naho and her friends who have a hard life.
This is the new popular visual of ‘Orange’, making us to expect beautiful characters and landscape images.
Additionally, an images of Naho’s room and the Agata Mori Park, which is a very important place for Naho and Kakeru in the story, has been released.
Compared to photos of the actual places, you can see how much attention to the detail has gone into this work.
In her second year of high school, Naho receives a letter.
It appears to have been written by herself, 10 years in the future.
At first she thinks it’s a prank, but one after another, the events described in it come to fruition.
The letter appears to know the course of events of her life.
How she falls in love with the new transfer student, Kakeru.
And how Kakeru will pass away in the winter of his 17th year.
Can the 16 year-old Naho avoid the regrets that her 26 year-old self has?
【name】TV animation ”orange”
【time to be broadcasted】starting from the July, 2016
【Original story】Original script：Takano Ichigo（Futaba Company ”Monthly Action” Being serialized）