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With the first part of the RE:cycle of the PENGUINDRUM anime film duology released today in limited theaters across Japan, the 10th-anniversary production revealed that the second part will be released in Japan on July 22. Under the subtitle “Boku wa Kimi wo Aishiteru (I love you),” a new visual for the second part was also revealed alongside the date.


RE:cycle of the PENGUINDRUM


It was further revealed that the RE:cycle of the PENGUINDRUM MUSIC COLLECTION CD, which contains music from both parts, will be released on July 20.


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RE:cycle of the PENGUINDRUM, a two-part compilation film of the original 2011 TV anime with new elements, is directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara, with Sarazanmei chief director Nobuyuki Takeuchi helping Ikuhara out as the deputy-director, original characters designed by Lily Hoshino, with Terumi Nishii returning to adapt them into animation alongside Tomomi Kawatsuma. The TV animation was done at BRAIN’S BASE with the theatrical edition having its animation produced at Lapin Track


Both films are scheduled to be released in 2022 with the first film “Your Train is a Survival Strategy” released on April 29 and the second film “I Love You” scheduled for July 22. The films were crowdfunded, raising 105,192,960 yen (US$957,606) against a funding goal of just 10 million yen.


Source: Mantan Web


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.