The Osomatsu-san Twitter account revealed plans for a 6th anniversary project, the first installment of which will be the upcoming movie “Osomatsu-san: The Hipipo Tribe and the Shining Fruit”, a new movie set to release in all of Japanese theaters on July 8 this year.
While it will be a limited release, it will be the second Osomatsu-san film to hit theaters this year as the previous film, which came out in 2019, has plans for a re-release this year to mark the franchise’s sixth anniversary. to commemorate.
Along with this announcement, the official Twitter account unveiled a key visual and trailer for the upcoming movie, which you can see for yourself below:
The teaser announces the reveal date, the cast of the film, sets the general premise of the film and announces that you can get a sparkling ticket holder for your movie ticket for a solid 1500 yen, on sale from March 11th! woohoo!
What is the new Osomatsu-san movie about?
The description of the movie is as follows:
What if a wish you had could come true?! The six kids embark on a grand adventure to find the legendary fruit on a mystical island! One day, the six kids decide to go on an adventure that can make any wish come true and end their boring everyday life. Unexpectedly, after making their way to the aforementioned island, the children come into contact with the curious Hipipo tribe, who just happen to protect that same legendary fruit?! What exactly will happen in this tale of desire and trouble, the greatest adventure yet for the Osomatsu-san crew?!
It looks like the film will follow the crew as they travel to meet the mysterious Hipipo tribe, and their encounter with the aforementioned legendary fruit.
When will it be available worldwide?
There has been no announcement of a worldwide release date for the film, nor has there been any mention of the film being picked up for a limited release in theaters across America or anywhere. While it’s possible the film will get a widespread release a la My Hero Academia or Jujutsu Kaisen, as Viz Media holds the digital streaming rights to the franchise, it’s unclear at this point when this film will be available worldwide. Hopefully soon – it already looks like a doozy!