New anime announced – Taifu no Naruda

During the broadcast of the Punch Line anime on Friday a new Studio Colorido anime movie named Taifu no Naruda (Typhoon Noruda) were announced. 26-year-old Yõjirõ Arai, former Studio Ghibli animator is going to debut in the director’s seat for the anime. The movie is set to run for a three week limited period as from June 5.

The film is set on an isolated island, at a middle school just before a culture festival. A boy Saijo quits baseball after playing it his whole life and argues with his best friend, Higashi. Suddenly they meet a mysterious red-eyed girl named Noruda…. And a huge typhoon hits the school.

Yõjirõ Arai worked on Arrietty, From Up on Poppy Hill and the Wind Rises as an animator and it will be interesting to see him as a director.

Here is a teaser to wet your appetite, please take a look by follow this link: