The Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars also known as Gekijōban Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei: Hoshi o Yobu Shōjo is the upcoming anime film this 2017 featuring one of the most iconic and overpowered anime character of the 21st millennium – Tatsuya Shiba. The Irregular at Magic High School anime film had been announced few weeks ago and it simply caught the attention of many anime fans knowing that the source material, the light novel series with the same name had been a big hit in Japan. The fact it was widely received with positive thoughts is only prove that it is one of the most popular series of the decade. Its anime adaptation in 2014 had been phenomenal and Tatsuya Shiba together with her younger sister Miyuki had been among the most favorite anime characters of today’s generation.
This science and magic filled anime simply give us the modern version of the old Japanese folk and magi tradition. It combines magic and science on its core that makes the story very interesting and also appealing to audiences, especially its cliché high school set up.
In line with the anime film announcement, further details had been revealed during the stage event at the Dengeki Game Festival 2017 event that took place in Tokyo last March 12, 2017. It revealed further cast members, the theme song artist as well as the fourth key visual for Gekijōban Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei: Hoshi o Yobu Shōjo (The Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars) anime film.
A new promotional video had been streamed too on the film’s official website and it previews GARNiDELiA as the theme song artist with the film’s OST "Speed Star." GARNiDELiA had been known to perform the second opening theme song for the original TV anime series of The Irregular at Magic High School.
Four new names had been added on the list of cast members for the film and they are the following:
- Yōko Hikasa as Angelina Kudou Shields
- Kana Hanazawa as Mayumi Saegusa
- Marina Inoue as Mari Watanabe
- Junichi Suwabe as as Katsuto Jyumonji
Aside from the cast members listed above, Konomi Kohara will also join the film as the new character Kokoa, who is a deserter from the National Defense Navy's base, and who ends up in Miyuki's care. Her appearance is that of a very young woman, but her true character is shrouded in mystery.
The Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars Plot
In the story, the seasons have changed, and it will soon be the second spring. The poor student older brother Tatsuya and the honor student younger sister Miyuki have finished their first year at their magic high school, and are on their spring break. The two go to their villa on the Ogasawara Island archipelago. After only a small moment of peace, a lone young woman named Kokoa appears before them. She has abandoned the Naval base, and she tells Tatsuya her one wish.
- Saori Hayami as Miyuki Shiba
- Yūichi Nakamura as Tatsuya Shiba
- Yumi Uchiyama as Erika Chiba
- Takuma Terashima as Leonhart Saijo
- Satomi Satou as Mizuki Shibata
- Atsushi Tamaru as Mikihiko Yoshida
- Sora Amamiya as Honoka Mitsui
- Yuiko Tatsumi as Shizuku Kitayama
Gekijōban Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei: Hoshi o Yobu Shōjo anime film will open in Japan on June 17, 2017.