The director from Crunchyroll’s anime of the year winner Devilman Crybaby-Masaaki Yuasa has announced his new project. Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara or “Riding a Wave with You” is a love story that follows Hinako, a college student who loves surfing. She encounters a firefighter by the name of Minato, who is a novice when it comes to life on the water. As the two began to spend more time together they fall deeply in love. However, the relationship is short lived when Minato dies. Hinako filled with pain and despair starts singing a song to reminisce on their time together, until Minato’s ghost appears from the water.
Along with the announcement of the film, we also get a look at the first trailer as well as a promotional poster that you can see below.
The film is set to release in Japan on June 21st. Hopefully the film will make its way overseas. As of now, it is in Japan only. Let us know what you think of the film in the comment section below. Also would you watch this movie it if it comes to theaters.