Nao Iwamoto’s “Kin no Kuni Mizu no Kuni” has been announced as an animated film. “Kin no Kuni Mizu no Kuni” is a fantasy set in two countries that conflict with each other. It is a story in which the princess of country A, Sala, and the young man of country B, Naranbayar, meet by chance and fall in love while playing the role of a married couple for the future of the country.
It was announced in the monthly flowers (Shogakukan) and was selected as No. 1 in the women’s edition of “This Manga is Amazing! 2017”. In the animated film, Kotono Watanabe is the director and Fumi Tsubota is the scriptwriter. Animation production is handled by Madhouse.
Iwamoto also participated in meetings with directors and character designers, and when he first witnessed his character moving after dubbing, he seemed to be impressed with the animator’s ability, and even when the ban was lifted this time, “I am on paper. I’m looking forward to seeing the characters in the picture moving and talking on the screen. “
A teaser visual will also be released along with the announcement of the movie. On a fantastic moonlit night, Naranbayar is depicted trying to stop Sala on the bridge. This visual is inspired by the impressive scenes of the original. Iwamoto said, “I had never added color to this scene, but I thought that the beautiful colors were very mysterious and the world view of the story was well represented.
The movements and facial expressions of Naranbayar and Sala also There was a sense of dynamism that something was about to begin, and I was even more excited about the completion of the film. ” The movie will be released nationwide in the spring of 2023.