Avex Pictures confirmed during its panel at Anime NYC on Friday that the upcoming anime film in its and Tatsunoko Production‘s original pole dancing anime will get an international release.
The film will open in Japan on November 23.
The movie’s story centers on the “Pole Dance Japan Cup” competition, where protagonist Hinano Hoshikita and her friends will compete as the Galaxy Princesses. They will compete with the competition’s four-time champion team, Aile d’Ange.
The franchise’s staff debuted a prologue anime episode 0 on December 23, and released the first five-minute net anime episode on YouTube on January 13. The anime currently has seven episodes.
Avex Pictures and Tatsunoko Pro are both credited for the original work. Hitomi Ezoe (episode director for franchise, , ) is directing the anime at Tatsunoko Pro. Touko Machida (, ) is writing the scripts, and tomari is in charge of the original character designs. Yoshihiro Otobe (, ) is the CG director. Kenta Higashiohji (, ) is composing the music at Avex Pictures. KAORI of STUDIO TRANSFORM is the pole dancing supervisor.
Sources: Email correspondence, Avex Pictures panel at Anime NYC (Larry Furry)