Kodoani.com – Benesse Corporation has announced that anime franchise Shimajirō will release its 10th anime film titled “Miracle-jima no Nanairo Carnation” (Shimajirō the Movie: The Rainbow Carnation of Miracle Island) in March 2024.
The film will be directed by Tomohiro Kawamura and produced at Shanghai Heyuan Culture Media Co., Ltd. and Shirogumi Inc. The music will be composed by Yuichi “masa” Nonaka.
The film’s story revolves around Miller, a boy from Miracle Island with special powers. Miller meets Shimajirō and tells about the rainbow carnations on his island, which are said to grant wishes if given to someone special. However, these flowers were taken away by an evil magician. Shimajirō, Miller and friends set out on a journey to retrieve these carnations.
It is the 10th film in the Shimajirō series. Before that, there were “Shimajirō to Kirakira Ōkoku no Ōji-sama” (Shimajirō and the Prince of the Glitter Kingdom) and “Shimajirō to Sora Tobu Fune” (Shimajirō and the Flying Ship), both of which were released in the last decade. This.
The Shimajirō series began in 1993 and has gone through many different installments. Known as a children’s series in Japan, Shimajirō has been loved across generations and has had many film versions and special episodes.