The official website of the anime adaptation of Yuu Kamiya’s No Game No Life light novel has revealed that the upcoming film, No Game No Life: Zero, is scheduled to release in theatres across Japan this Summer on July 15th. In addition, a brand new visual was revealed.
The movie will be adapting volume 6 from the light novel which follows Riku and Shuvi. The 6th volume is set before the events of the main light novels and anime series. The anime itself adapted volumes 1 through 3.
It has also been revealed that the production staff from the 2014 anime will return. However a new staff member will be doing the film’s character designs, taking over Koji Odate. The film’s staff, so far, include:
- Director: Atsuko Ishizuka (Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo)
- Series Composer: Jukki Hanada (Love Live! School Idol Project, Steins;Gate)
- Anime Character Designer: Satoshi Tasaki (Rideback, Hunter x Hunter: Phantom Rouge)
- Animation Studio: Madhouse (One-Punch Man, Hunter x Hunter)
The film will have a stage event at the AnimeJapan 2017 event on March 26.
In addition, a 30-second commercial was revealed: