‘Utano Princesama Maji Love Starish Tours’ Anime Film Comes To North America In Late January

The anime musical sequel film ‘Utano☆Princesama Maji LOVE ST☆RISH Tours’ is arriving to North America for a limited theatrical run hosted by Sentai Filmworks and HiDive.

“The boys of ST☆RISH are back,” HiDive said on their website. “Sentai & HIDIVE are proud to present Utano☆Princesama Maji LOVE ST☆RISH Tours in theaters on January 22 & 23, 2023 for a limited-time, special engagement. Featuring the band ST☆RISH in all its glory, the film celebrates one glittering act in the UtaPri firmament in a high-flying, glittering concert experience.”

The movie is directed by Jouji Furuta and features songs from the band Elements Garden. Based on a story by Noriyasu Agematsu, it features character designs by Chinatsu Kurahana and Maki Fujioka.

You can watch the trailer for the film below:

The movie stars:

  • Hiro Shimono as Shō Kurusu
  • Junichi Suwabe as Ren Jingūji
  • Kenichi Suzumura as Masato Hijirikawa
  • Kishō Taniyama as Natsuki Shinomiya
  • Kousuke Toriumi as Cecil Aijima
  • Mamoru Miyano as Tokiya Ichinose
  • Takuma Terashima as Otoya Ittoki

AniList describes the synopsis as follows,

“With the great success of “Maji LOVE LIVE Kingdom”, the members of ST☆RISH have been busy with their idol activities. However, while their success has brought a sense of fulfillment, they began to have feelings they never felt before. “What do we do from now on…” At that time, a call comes in from the Shining Office summoning everyone to receive a “reward.” What is it…? This is the behind-the-scenes story of ST☆RISH, connecting ‘Maji LOVE Kingdom” to the “Maji LOVE ST☆RISH Tours.'”

The movie has been described to the press as a “new theatrical film series (that) will be entirely composed of concert footage of the ST☆RISH idol group.”

It is part of the “Uta no Prince-sama” anime franchise which includes the TV special ‘Utano☆Princesama♪ Maji Love ST☆RISH Tours: Tabi no Hajimari.’

Jacob Airey

Jacob Airey is a writer, nerd, YouTube host, movie reviewer, and pop culture critic. He started the website StudioJakeMedia.com in 2012 where he covers a vast variety of topics including film, TV, anime, music, and faith. He is also the author of The Seven Royals fantasy novel series.

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