HoneyWorks’ Romantic Musical Film will return with Part 2 on Crunchyroll
Aniplex of America announced today at their industry panel at Anime Central in Rosemont, Illinois that they will begin streaming the animated film, The Moment You Fall in Love, exclusively through Crunchyroll (www.Crunchyroll.com) starting on June 6th.
This is the second installment of the two-part short film series, following I’ve Always Liked You, and was first released in Japan in December of last year. The films are based on videos and songs by the Vocaloid music unit, HoneyWorks. The group is popular among teenage girls in Japan as well as among males in the U.S., their videos attracting over 100 million views on Youtube, NicoNico and other platforms. In addition, sales for the five novels based on their songs have surpassed over 850,000 copies.
The Moment You Fall in Love is based on “Confess Your Love Committee -Romance Series-” songs by HoneyWorks, including “Ima suki ni naru” (lit. I’m falling in love now). The movie title is shared with an album by HoneyWorks released in July 2015 that has reached #4 on the Oricon Weekly Ranking.
Following I’ve Always Liked You, this story focuses on Hina Setoguchi (voiced by Momo Asakura). Hina finally decides to confess her love to Koyuki Ayase (voiced by Tsubasa Yonaga), who she had been drawn to since middle school and into high school. This series is often praised for its pleasing visuals and character designs. Just as the first film, The Moment You Fall in Love is directed by Tetsuya Yanagisawa (Fate/stay night), with Maki Fujii (I’ve Always Liked You) as the character designer.
For more details on The Moment You Fall in Love, please visit the official homepage: http://www.aniplexusa.com/honeyworks/