AURA: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai


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###AURA: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai

Genres: comedy, drama, romance
Themes: school
Running time: 88 minutes
Vintage: 2013-04-13

Plot Summary: Ichiro Satou formerly suffered from a case of youthful delusions of fantasy and grandeur, which caused him to be bullied throughout middle school. Now in high school, he strives to be a normal student. Unfortunately, his teacher has entrusted him with the care of a girl with a similar case of delusions.

ANN Info Page


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[size=20]Aura School Love Comedy Light Novel Gets 2012 Anime Film[/size]
posted on 2011-12-20 14:40 EST
Story from Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita author Romeo Tanaka, C designer mebae

The Japanese publisher Shogakukan revealed on the website for its Shonen Sunday Super magazine that a theatrical anime film of Romeo Tanaka’s light novel Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai will open next year.

The 2008 school romantic comedy book revolves around Ichirō “Menzu” Satō, a high school freshman who forgets his textbook at school one day. Ichirō encounters a beautiful girl while sneaking back into his school in the dead of night. The girl calls herself a witch from a parallel world. Ichirō used to suffer delusions of grandeur like this, but vowed to stop so that he can successfully re-invent himself as a freshman in high school.

The manga adaptation of the original novel will start in Shonen Sunday Super in the April issue, which will ship in February. Tanaka is known for his artwork in various adult games, and he has another anime next year: the television series based on his Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita light novel series. Aura illustrator mebae also designed the characters in Noitamina’s C television anime series, illustrated the Sugar Dark: Umerareta Yami to Shōjo light novel, and contributed to the animation of Black Rock Shooter and Cencoroll.


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Shogakukan: Aura Anime Film Advertisement Was in Error*

posted on 2011-12-21 08:15 EST
Shonen Sunday Super magazine’s advertising removes mention of anime

Retailers: Aura Film Promo

posted on 2012-06-30 18:12 EDT
Shogakukan editors had said that earlier leak of Aura film was “partially in error”

Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai Anime Film Officially Unveiled

posted on 2012-07-01 03:03 EDT

Fullmetal Alchemist’s Oshima Composes 2013 Aura Film

posted on 2012-10-17 22:15 EDT

Aura Anime Film Slated for Next Spring

posted on 2012-10-29 21:49 EDT


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[size=16]Aura Anime Film’s Promo Streamed[/size]
posted on 2012-11-24 14:55 EST
Film based on Romeo Tanaka’s 2008 novel to open next spring


[size=16]Romeo Tanaka’s Aura Anime Film to Open on April 13[/size]
posted on 2012-12-28 23:36 EST


[size=16]Romeo Tanaka’s Aura Anime Film’s Full Trailer Streamed[/size]
posted on 2013-03-04 01:10 EST
Humanity Has Declined author inspires school romantic comedy opening on April 13


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[size=16]Sentai Filmworks license announcement[/size]


[size=16]ANN: Sentai Filmworks Adds Aura Anime Film[/size]
posted on 2015-08-24 15:40 EDT
2013 film adapts Romeo Tanaka’s light novel about chūnibyō


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hmm…maybe they’ll port the Love & Chuni cast over for this different take on the “beloved childhood disease”.


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Aura - Cover/Disc Art

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Blu-ray

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[size=16]OFFICIAL AURA ENGLISH DUB CAST[/size]
11/11/2015 10:35:56 AM

AVAILABLE DECEMBER 8, 2015
PREORDER TODAY: http://www.sentaifilmworks.com/shows/aura

ABOUT AURA

In Aura: Koga Maryuin’s Last War, Ichiro Sato used to spend his life dreaming, pretending to be a great fantasy hero. Pretend heroics, however, aren’t much protection from bullies and social ridicule. Now determined to follow a different path and fit in, Ichiro thought he’d managed to give up his old fantasies. Until he encountered Ryouko Satou, who’s even more deeply immersed in her own imaginary world than Ichiro was-and is bullied just as cruelly for it. If he stands up for Ryouko, Ichiro could destroy the new life he’s trying to build.

But at the same time, the intensity of her fantasies and predicament reminds him all too vividly of the person he once was. In the end, it may just be that the only one who can really rescue this damsel in distress is the dream hero that Ichiro thought he had buried forever in Aura.

DIRECTOR - David Wald

ENGLISH VOCAL CAST
Ichiro - Corey Hartzog
Ryoko - Juliet Simmons
Kobato - Sara Ornelas
Dorisen - Jeff McMorrough
Oshima - Carli Mosier
Yamamato - Andrew Love
Kume - Scott Gibbs
Ichirio’s Sister - Amanda Passanante
Hino - Krystal LaPorte
Ichiro’s Father - John Swasey
Ichiro’s Mother - Celeste Roberts
Imawano - Katie Porterfield
Ito - Shannon Emerick
Kanou - Shunté Lofton
Kawai - Adam Gibbs
Kobayashi - Mark Ivy
Kinoshita - Blake Shepard
Man in Black - Josh Morrison
Man in White - Luis Galindo


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Bump from out of nowhere~!

Finished watching this movie just before it was set to expire on VOD. I didn’t expect much from it at the beginning but I was pleasantly surprised.

It takes the “Chunibyo” trope and goes beyond the usual two-dimensional story development, limiting it to make something “cute” out of characters, to a real story about bullying and acceptance. Other than the fortress made out of school desks at the end, everything was treated in a down-to-earth manner about a very real problem ( bullying…not chunibyo, duh ) and its very real consequences ( rejection, suicide ) , which is a welcome change of pace in the current cookie-cutter “let’s make moe out of everything” style we usually see.

Plus, it brought back CooRie ( ! ) which had not done work in OP / ED since like the mid-2000s

This title is definitely something now on my “to-buy” list. Anybody saw it ? How did the dub turned out ?


#10

I own this and thought it was great. I didn’t expect much going in but came out surprised. You really feel for a character who’s being bullied.


#11

I enjoyed this as well and the fact that it’s a movie is a plus in my book.


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###Coming to Anime Network’s Online Player!
Starting: Friday, November 11, 2016
Language: English Dubbed & Japanese w/ English Subtitles


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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Watch-Anime/Aura][/url]**The Movie (Sub & Dub) is now LIVE!**