A new teaser trailer has finally surfaced, along with the poster artwork, for the theatrical adaptation of Guskou Budori. The film is the second time that story by Kenji Miyazawa has been adapted into an anime feature. Shun Oguri stars in the title role while Shiori Kutsuna makes her voice-acting debut as Guskou's little sister Neri. Gisaburo Sugii (Night on the Galactic Railroad) is serving as the writer, storyboarder and director for the feature.
Plot concept: The story follows a young man named Guskou in the Tohoku forests of northeastern Japan in the 1920s. After an onslaught of droughts and natural disasters, Guskou is forced to leave his home and search for a better life elsewhere. Guskou joins a group of scientists at the Ihatov Volcano Department, which deals with the same natural disasters that drove Guskou from his home.