Fans of the romantic comedy anime received some welcomed news when it was announced that ‘Teasing Master Takagi-san: The Movie’ is heading to the United States. The animated film is developed by Shin-Ei Animation and distributed by Toho Visual Entertainment. The movie had its American premiere at Anime Expo 2022, but it does not stop there. Sentai Filmworks is bringing the feature to cinemas in the United States.
“Sentai announced today that ‘Teasing Master Takagi-san: The Movie,’ the feature length follow-up to the cheeky, uplifting anime series of the same name, will appear in select theaters August 14 and 15 for a special theatrical engagement,” they said on their website.
“Takagi and Nishikata’s final summer in junior high is about to begin, and it’s already off to a heartwarming start,” Sentai continued. “When the pair find an abandoned kitten, they decide to work together and take care of their adorable new companion until they can locate its missing mother. What follows is the true beginning of this moving story of young love, complete with the delightful teasing and hilarious antics fans have come to expect from this beloved series and its cast of fan-favorite characters.”
Hiroaki Akagi, who has been the director of the anime, is handling the directing with Hiroko Fukuda, Aki Itami, and Kanichi Katou handling the screenplay.
“The film reunites the series’ seiyuu including Rie Takahashi (KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!, Isekai Quartet) as Takagi and Yuki Kaji (Ahiru no Sora, Attack on Titan) as Nishikata. Inori Minase (Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, The Quintessential Quintuplets) and Haruka Tomatsu (Gintama, ORESUKI – Are You the Only One Who Loves Me?) join the rest of the returning cast as Hana and Ota, respectively,” Sentai notes.
You can watch the trailer below:
‘Teasing Master Takagi-san’ is based on a manga written and illustrated by Sōichirō Yamamoto. The anime series had three seasons also made by Shin-Ei Animation.
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