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Sci-fi anime film 'Break of Dawn' releases trailer for October 2022 premiere

The main trailer features the theme song Itsushika sung by Daichi Miura.

By: Nicole S. Castro on August 26, 2022 at 12:14 PHT

The main trailer has been released for the anime film adaptation of Tetsuya Imai's sci-fi manga Break of Dawn (Romaji: Bokura no Yoake), slated to premiere in Japan on Oct. 21, 2022. The film is animated by studio ZERO-G.

©Break of Dawn PROJECT

The series is set in the year 2049 with protagonist Yuma Sawatari (CV: Hana Sugisaki) and his robot Nanako (CV: Aoi Yuki). Yuma is fascinated by robots and astronomy, and his life takes an interesting turn when a comet approaches Earth. However, Nanako reveals a secret that means she and Yuma may not be able to stay together forever.

The main trailer below (now with English subtitles) also features the theme song Itsushika sung by Daichi Miura.


  • Yuma Sawatari (CV: Hana Sugisaki)

  • Nanako (CV: Aoi Yuki)

  • Shingo Kishi (CV: Natsumi Fujiwara)

  • Ginnosuke Tadokoro (CV: Nobuhiko Okamoto)

  • Kaori Kawai (CV: Inori Minase)

  • Wako Kishi (CV: Haruka Tomatsu)

  • The February Dawn (CV: Romi Park)

  • Haruka Sawatari (CV: Kana Hanazawa)

  • Ryo Sawatari (CV: Yoshimasa Hosoya)

  • Yoshitatsu Kawai (CV: Kenjiro Tsuda)

Break of Dawn (Japanese: ぼくらのよあけ, Romaji: Bokura no Yoake, "Our Dawn") is a Japanese manga series by Tetsuya Imai. It was serialized in Kodansha's seinen manga magazine Monthly Afternoon from January to October 2011, with its chapters collected in two tankōbon volumes.


  • Original: Tetsuya Imai (serialized ini Kodansha's Monthly Afternoon)

  • Director: Tomoyuki Kurokawa

  • Screenplay: Dai Sato

  • Animation character illustrations/Concept design: pomodorosa

  • Animation character design/Chief animation director: Takahiko Yoshida

  • Music: Masaru Yokoyama

  • Animation Production: ZERO-G

  • Distributor: Gaga/Avex Pictures

Source: Break of Dawn official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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