Popin Q Anime Film’s Smartphone Game Video Shows Gameplay
SEGA began streaming a promotional video for Popin Q Dance for Quintet!, its smartphone game of Toei Animation‘s Popin Q anime film, on Wednesday. The video shows the game’s rhythm-based gameplay, along with the accompanying performance scene.
The game is a rhythm game featuring songs from the film, and it is slated for release this winter.
The main cast of the film are reprising their roles for the game:
Shiori Izawa as Aoi Hioka
Tomoyo Kurosawa as Saki Tsukui
Ari Ozawa as Asahi Ōmichi
Atsumi Tanezaki as Konatsu Tomodate
Popin Q commemorates Toei Animation‘s 60th anniversary. The premiered in Japan on December 23, and opened outside of the top 10 list at the Japanese box office in its first weekend.
The film’s story begins the day before the graduation ceremony. Five middle school girls each are preoccupied with their real everyday lives. These girls meet each other in a fantasy world after being sent there through a sudden occurrence. There, they learn about the impending crisis that this world is facing. The way to avert this crisis is for the five to collaborate and bring their five hearts together as one through dance. However, the five cannot come to love the world, and cannot tell their true feelings to one another, so their hearts are unable to unite. The time limit is fast approaching. Can the dance of the five girls save the world? And will they be able to graduate?