Sword Art Online director Itou Tomohiko’s upcoming anime movie, Hello World, has released a new PV with an uneasy twist.
Hello World is an original “sci-fi love story” set in Kyoto in the year 2027. High school student Katagaki Naomi (played by Kitamura Takumi) finds himself in a strange situation when an older version of himself (Matsuzaka Tori) from 10 years into the future appears before him. In order to save a classmate named Ruri (Hamabe Minami) from tragedy, the two must work together to change the future.
In addition to Itou, Hello World‘s creative team includes Kado: The Right Answer‘s Nozaki Mado for the script and K-On!‘s Horiguchi Yukiko for character design, with Graphinica of Expelled from Paradise handling the animation.
Hello World is slated to premiere in Japanese cinemas on Sept. 20.
Adapted with permission from Anime!Anime!