The Fairy Tail Dragon Cry movie is almost upon us! Reports say that the anime series is approaching its end, and timely updates about the upcoming film just made waves online. Interestingly, there have been major developments that should excite fans! Now, get to know what the movie will be about! Find out which your favorite characters who are set to hit the big screen. Read on to find out more.
Fairy Tail Dragon Cry: Storyline, Characters, Cast Revealed
Anime News Network notes that the movie takes inspiration from Hiro Mashima’s original manga in its final arc. Mashima, who will also be serving as the film’s executive producer, has been at the helm for creating the storyboard for the movie. He has completed 193 pages so far, and the teaser even showed Natsu Dragneel transforming into a dragon.
The movie is also set to feature an all-star cast, including Tetsuya Kakihara as Natsu Dragneel, Rie Kugimiya as Happy, Yuichi Nakamura as Gray Fullbuster, Aya Hirano as Lucy Heartfilia, Yui Horie as Charles, Satomi Satou as Wendy, and Sayaka Ohara as Erza Scarlet. Other characters whose voice cast is yet to be revealed include Zash Caine, the minister of state of Stella Kingdom, King Animus, the king of Stella Kingdom, and Sonya, an aide to King Animus.
Check out the Fairy Tail Dragon Cry trailer below:
Fairy Tail Dragon Cry Release Date
Along with fans seeing the teaser for the first time, the company also released four new character designs for the movie as well. For those unfamiliar with the series, better catch up before the flick hits theaters in a few months.
Fairy Tail follows a guild of young wizards. It centers on a boy named Natsu who meets Lucy Heartfilia, and both of them pursue their dreams to becoming a powerful wizard. To date, there are more than 250 episodes of the hit anime series. Creator Mishima previously mentioned that the show is now in its final arc. Fairy Tail first aired on TV back in 2006.
Fairy Tail Dragon Cry hits theaters on May 6, 2017. The upcoming movie will have Tatsuma Minamikawa as director. The film will be distributed by GAGA Productions.
Will you be watching Natsu Dragneel and Lucy Heartfilia on the big screen? What are you expecting from the film? Sound off in the comments section below!
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