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Nerawareta Gakuen Film Announced Mon, 21 May 2012

Taku Maymura’s 1973 sci-fi novel Nerawareta Gakuen (School in the Crosshairs) will get an anime movie adaptation.



Synopsis

Abeno 6th Middle School is one of the best in the country but high expectations have lead to a stressful atmosphere which has lead to a deterioration of discipline among the pupils. In steps a mysterious and beautiful girl named Michiru Takamizawa who becomes chairperson of the student council. At first she seems normal but it soon becomes evident that she controls the school by force. Concerned students Kōji Seki and Kazumi Kusumoto decide to stop her but it is soon revealed that an even more powerful person is shaping events.

Like any popular story the book has been adapted into different formats multiple times with two live-action films made in 1981 and 1997 and four live-action television dramas. This is the first anime movie adaptation and it is being produced by Sunrise. The director has been named as Ryosuke Nakamura who directed the rather excellent Mōryō no Hako and Occult Academy. It is expected to see a release this autumn.

Staff: Ryosuke Nakamura (Director), Taku Mayumura (Original Creator),

Voice Actors: N/A

Studio: Sunrise

 

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