- A teaser trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the 1995 Studio Ghibli film “Whisper of the Heart'' was released on Tuesday.
- Announced in early 2020 the film is expected to be released on Oct. 14 in Japan.
- Directed and written by Yuuichirou Hirakawa, who previously directed the live-action adaption of “The Promised Neverland” (2020), the upcoming film also stars actors Runa Yasuhara and Tsubasa Nakagawa.
- The live-action adaptation will take place 10 years after the original animated film and will continue to follow the characters Seiji and Shizuku through past and future stories
A teaser trailer was released on April 12 for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the 1995 Studio Ghibli film “Whisper of the Heart.”
In addition to the teaser, the studio also revealed visual posters of characters Seiji and Shizuku as adults and as middle-school students.
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