Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki
|Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki|
|Directed by||Takashi Yamazaki, Ryūichi Yagi|
|Produced by||Genki Kawamura|
|Written by||Takashi Yamazaki|
|Based on||Naita Aka Oni
by Hirosuke Hamada
|Starring||Shingo Katori, Koichi Yamadera|
|Music by||Naoki Sato, Misia|
Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki (friends もののけ島のナキ Lit: Friends: Naki of Monster Island) is a 2011 Japanese computer-animated film that is loosely based on the Japanese children's novel Naita Aka Oni by Hirosuke Hamada. It is directed by Takashi Yamazaki and Ryuichi Yagi. The film's script was also written by Yamazaki. SMAP member Shingo Katori and actor Koichi Yamadera will voice characters in the film.
It was released in Japanese cinemas on 17 December 2011.
- Shingo Katori as Naki
- Kōichi Yamadera as Gunjō
- You as Mikke
- Seishiro Kato as Konaki
- Frogman as Samurai
- Sadao Abe as Gōyan
Friends: Mononoke Shima no Naki was first announced on 7 December 2010. It is directed by Takashi Yamazaki, who previously directed the 2010 film Space Battleship Yamato. Shingo Katori, Koichi Yamadera, You, Sadao Abe and Seishiro Kato were announced as the film's voice cast in the same announcement. This film is billed as a "3-D Computer Graphics (3DGC)" anime film. A 2-D version of the film will also be produced and release at the same time as the 3-D version.
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