Funimation announced today it is co-producing the original anime film Sing a Bit of Harmony from Yasuhiro Yoshiura. Sing a bit of Harmony tells the story of an intriguing new transfer student and a song that brings happiness to her classmates. The film will be released in Japan in 2021 and coming soon to the U.S. and Canada.
Award-winning writer and director Yasuhiro Yoshiura will write and direct the film. Yoshiura’s work has won numerous awards including the “Best Film Award” at the Japan Media Arts Festival’s animation division for his work on Patema Inverted: Beginning of the Day and Best Anime Award at the Tokyo International Anime Fair’s OVA division for Time of Eve.
The film’s crew includes Ichiro Ohkouchi (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Lupin the Third Part 5) as co-screenwriter, Kanna Kii, (The Stranger by the Beach) is the original character designer, withJ.C.STAFF (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.) for animation production, and Hidekazu Shimamura (Trigun: Badlands Rumble, Code: Geass: Akito the Exiled) as animation director.