The original art book of the Movie: “Wakaokami wa Shogakusei! will be published. This book is a must-see for fans of the series and contains plenty of valuable original drawings from the production process.
The Movie: “Wakaokami wa Shogakusei! was released in 2018 and has received enthusiastic support from many fans and has been called a “masterpiece of modern animation”.
Director Kousaka Kitarou is an animator who has worked on Studio Ghibli films, and the heartfelt artwork that only a director can create is one of the attractions of this work.
This book “Wakaokami wa Shougakusei! The Original Art Book” contains a wealth of valuable original art from the production process, including original layouts and revisions. It also contains over 300 pages of material such as a “rough draft of characters” by the director Kousaka Kitarou and an interview with producer Toyoda Tomonori at the end of the book.
In addition, to celebrate the book's release, the movie version of “Wakaokami wa Shogakusei!” will be held at the Shin Bungeiza Theater in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, on September 30, 2020. A late show of the film will be held. Director Kosaka Kitarou and Producer Toyoda Tomonori will appear on the stage as guests at the talk corner.
“Wakaokami wa Shougakusei! The book” will be on sale at bookstores nationwide around September 23 for 3,200 JPY (excluding tax).
'Waka Okami wa Shogakko! tickets for the late show go on sale on September 23. For more information, visit the official Shin Bungeiza website.
(C) Hiroko Rejo, Asami, Kodansha / Wakaokami wa Shougakusei! production committee