“KING OF PRISM” Director Hishida Discusses His Desire for a Sequel

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On Sunday, the director of the currently-showing film KING OF PRISM -PRIDE the HERO-, Masakazu Hishida, joined a stage greeting event at the Midland Square Cinema theater in Nagoya-city along with two of the main voice cast, Souma Saito (Yukinojo Tachibana) and Taku Yashiro (Kakeru Juouin), and expressed his desire for a sequel. “I myself want to see the new shapes of the characters. I’d like to continue to keep doing my best by and by,” said Hishida.  


The second feature film from the KING OF PRISM anime franchise was released in 56 theaters in Japan on June 10, which was four times more than the first film KING OF PRISM by Pretty Rhythm initially had in January 2016. After finishing in seventh position in its first week in release, the 70-minute film crossed the 100 million yen mark only in four days.  


After the film’s opening, Hishida has joined six stage greeting events with the cast in Kanagawa, Chiba,

Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto, and this Nagoya event was the seventh. According to Mantan Web, he said on the

stage, “After finished making this film, my stock of ideas was exhausted. But while I was spending the