This is a list of Japanese anime comedy films released in 2019, and here you will find the 13 latest movies that will be aired this year. The films are: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine, Yuri!!! on Ice Gekijo-ban, God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World, The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow, Shinjuku Private Eyes, Oushitsu Kyoushi Heine, Laidbackers, Mr. Osomatsu the Movie Gekijouban Trinity Seven 2, Crayon Shin-chan, Uta no Prince-sama, and Girls und Panzer das Finale. Please read the storyline for each of these films and don’t forget the schedule can change at any time!
Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine (Saenai Hiroin no Sodatekata)
Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine is Japanese Anime Comedy Romance movie based on the Fumiaki Maruto’s Light novel series Illustrated by Kurehito Misaki, published from 2012 to 2017 by Fujimi Shobo. The story follows the life of Tomoya Aki, a high school otaku who dreams of creating his own visual novel to sell at Japan’s Comiket.
Somehow, but he manages to recruit his school’s most prominent beauties Eriri Spencer Sawamura and Utaha Kasumigaoka to design the art and write the scenario. However, he also recruits the lovely but inexplicably overlooked Megumi Kato to star as the novel’s heroine. Together they form “Blessing Software”, and begin to form warm yet complicated relationships with each other.
Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine is produced by CloverWorks, and distributed by Aniplex. Directed by Kanta Kamei and Akihisa Shibata, with Fumiaki Maruto was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Kiyono Yasuno, Saori Onishi, Ai Kayano, Yuichi Nakamura, and Saori Hayami. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.
Yuri!!! On Ice the Movie: Ice Adolescence (Yuri!!! on Ice Gekijo-ban: Ice Adolescence)
Yuri!!! On Ice the Movie: Ice Adolescence is Japanese Anime Comedy Drama Romance Sport movie based on the 2016’s anime television series, Yuri!!! on Ice written by Mitsuro Kubo. Tells the story of Japanese figure skater Yuri Katsuki, Russian figure-skating champion Victor Nikiforov, and up-and-coming Russian skater Yuri Plisetsky. They will compete in the Grand Prix that has never existed in the world.
Yuri!!! On Ice the Movie: Ice Adolescence is produced by Mappa, and distributed by Avex Pictures (Japan). Directed by Sayo Yamamoto. Meanwhile, Mitsurô Kubo was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Junichi Suwabe, Koki Uchiyama, Soryu Konno, Mariya Ise, and Yuka Komatsu. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.
KonoSuba – God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!: Crimson Legend
KonoSuba – God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!: Crimson Legend is Japanese Anime Action Adventure Comedy Fantasy movie based on the Natsume Akatsuki’s light novel series Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! which was published from 2012 to 2013 by Shousetsuka ni Narou. The story follows a boy who is sent to a fantasy world following his death, forming a dysfunctional cluster with a goddess, a wizard, and a crusader to fight against monsters.
After a traffic accident, Kazuma Sato’s brief, disappointingly brief life was supposed to be over, but for some reason he could live again and see a beautiful girl in front of him. She claims to be a goddess named Aqua, and asked Sato he would like to go to another world and bring only one thing with him.
Kazuma decides to bring the goddess herself, and they are transported to a fantasy world filled with adventure which were occupied by the demon king. Now Kazuma only wants to live in peace, but Aqua wants to solve many of this world’s problems, and the demon king will only turn a blind eye for so long.
KonoSuba – God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!: Crimson Legend is produced by J.C. Staff. Directed by Takaomi Kanasaki, with Natsume Akatsuki and Makoto Uezu was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Fukushima, Sora Amamiya, Rie Takahashi, Ai Kayano, Mariko Honda, and Mai Aizawa. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.
Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow
Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow is Japanese Anime Drama Comedy Musical Sci-fi Idol Youth movie as a spin-off of Love Live! which was launched in April 2015 with music CDs and anime music videos, followed by a manga version in 2016. This anime revolves around a group of nine schoolgirls who become idols in order to save their school from shutting down, just like the idol group from the original series.
Love Live Sunshine!! is set in Uchiura, Numazu, Shizuoka where one of its schools, the seaside Uranohoshi Girls’ Academy, is planned to be shut down and merged with another high school in Numazu. Chika Takami, a girl who lacks desires, is inspired by µ’s to gather friends and form her own school idol group called Aqours. To prevent their school from shutting down, Aqours enters the “Love Live” school idol contest which has become more competitive since µ’s won. When Kanan and Dia disappear while visiting Mari on Italy, Chika and the rest of the Aqours have no choice but to reach the “Belpaese” themselves and search for them.
Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow is produced by Sunrise, and directed by Kazuo Sakai, with Jukki Hanada was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Arisa Komiya, Rikako Aida, Anju Inami, Nanaka Suwa, Ai Furihata, Shuka Saito, Kanako Takatsuki, Aina Suzuki, and Aika Kobayashi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on January 4, 2019.
City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes
City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes is Japanese Anime Action Comedy movie based on the Tsukasa Hojo’s manga series City Hunter published in 1985 to 1991 by Shueisha. Previously this manga had been adapted into an animated TV series by Sunrise Studios in 1987, and a film in 1993 starring by Jackie Chan.
In the original manga series, the story follows the exploits of Ryo Saeba, a “sweeper” who is always found chasing beautiful girls and a private detective who works to rid Tokyo of crime, along with his associate or partner, Hideyuki Makimura. Their “City Hunter” business is an underground jack-of-all-trades operation, contacted by writing the letters “XYZ” on a blackboard at Shinjuku Station.
One day, Hideyuki is murdered, and Ryo must take care of Hideyuki’s sister, Kaori, a tomboy who becomes his new partner in the process. However, Kaori is very susceptible and jealous, and often hitting Ryo with a giant hammer when he does something perverted. The story also follows the behind-the-scenes romance between Ryo and Kaori and the way they cooperate throughout each mission.
City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes is produced by Sunrise, and distributed by Aniplex (Japan). Directed by Kenji Kodama, with Tsukasa Hôjô and Yoichi Katoh was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Akira Kamiya, Kazue Ikura, Yoko Asagami, Tessho Genda, dan Mami Koyama. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 8, 2019.
The Royal Tutor Movie (Oushitsu Kyoushi Heine)
The Royal Tutor is Japanese Anime Comedy movie based on Akai Higasa’s manga series of the same name. Previously this manga had been adapted into a television series and aired in Japanese TV in Spring 2017. The story follows the adventures of Heine Wittgenstein, a man who despite his childlike looks is charged with educating four rebellious princes into credible candidates to succeed the throne.
The four princes of the Glanzreich Kingdom have overcome various challenges and gradually grown up, while being confused sometimes. One day, the twin princes from the Romano Kingdom suddenly appear in front of them. Despite their cute looks, their true nature is super sadistic. To handle the unprecedented crisis, Heine and the four princes decide to give an educational guidance to them.
The Royal Tutor is produced by Tear Studio. Directed by Katsuya Kikuchi, with Higasa Akai and Kimiko Ueno was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Ueda Keisuke, Asato Yuya, Adachi Yuto, Hirose Daisuke, and Aoi Shouta. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 16, 2019.
Laidbackers is Japanese Anime comedy fantasy movie based on a video game series by Jiro Suzuki. The story follows Kumi Honamanuma, a young woman who moves to Kyoto to manage her grandmother’s candy store and to study art at college. The shop that was supposed to be empty, but Kumi finds strange people living there, and they turn out to a group of heroes that have reincarnated from a magical world into modern Japan without their previous powers and with no memory of their earlier mission.
Three girls called Harami, K, and Mai, and their dog, explain that they are actually heroes who were reincarnated in this world from another world where they would fight demons with swords and magic. Since they have been reborn, they don’t have any of their powers anymore and are regular girls.
Their leader, Princess Arnelia, was reborn in the form of a dog. Since the strange girls in her house don’t have a grain of common sense and no relatives to turn to if she were to throw them out, Kumi has no other choice but to live with them for now. After some time living together, the former demon king, Ran now re-born as a powerless elementary school student. Ran asks them to help her to gather all the fragments of the demon king. What an unreasonable request!
Laidbackers is produced by Studio Gokumi, and distributed by Clockworks. Directed by Hiroyuki Hashimoto, with Makoto Uezu was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Rina Hidaka, Himika Akaneya, Yo Taichi, Yumi Uchiyama, Maria Naganawa, and Hisako Kanemoto. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on March 1, 2019.
Mr. Osomatsu the Movie
Mr. Osomatsu the Movie is Japanese Anime Comedy Parody movie based on Fujio Akatsuka’s 1962 manga series, Osomatsu-kun. The film centers on the sextuplets at a high school class reunion. There, they see all their former classmates who have become “proper” adults with company jobs. The sextuplets sulk about this, and go home, and drink until they fall asleep. But when they wake up, a certain scene awaits them.
Mr. Osomatsu the Movie is produced by Studio Pierrot, and distributed by Shochiku Company (Japan). Directed by Yôichi Fujita, with Fujio Akatsuka and Shû Matsubara was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Takahiro Sakurai, Yuichi Nakamura, Hiroshi Kamiya, Daisuke Ono, Jun Fukuyama, and Miyu Irino. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on March 15, 2019.
Trinity Seven the Movie 2 (Gekijouban Trinity Seven 2)
Trinity Seven the Movie 2 (Gekijouban Trinity Seven 2) is Japanese Anime Action Comedy Fantasy Romance movie as a sequel and a second film adaptation from 2017’s anime film Trinity Seven the Movie: The Eternal Library and the Alchemist Girl, based on the Kenji Saito’s manga series, Trinity Seven published from 2010 by Fujimi Shobo. The film follows Arata Kasuga who has ‘Devil’ factor to collapse the world. Together with Asirimiririsu who is one of the Trinity Seven, they was investigating a certain remains. Then suddenly light shines more blazing than the sky.
The man who appeared was a mysterious figure that looked exactly like Arata. He said that he would regain his power as a demon king and aim to return the world to nothingness. The truth of the shock told from him – Lilith was the strongest devil’s daughter …!
Trinity Seven the Movie 2 (Gekijouban Trinity Seven 2) is produced by Seven Arcs Pictures, and distributed by Avex Pictures (Japan). Directed by Hiroshi Nishikiori, with Kenji Saito was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Yumi Hara, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Aya Uchida, Ayane Sakura, Yoko Hikasa, and Ryoka Yuzuki. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on March 29, 2019.
Crayon Shin-chan: Honeymoon Hurricane ~The Lost Hiroshi~
Crayon Shin-chan: Honeymoon Hurricane ~The Lost Hiroshi~ is Japanese Anime Adventure Comedy movie as the 27th film of the popular manga and anime series Crayon Shin-chan written by Yoshito Usui. The story of the film follows the Nohara family as Misae and Hiroshi, Shinnosuke’s parents, plan a cheap trip to Australia in order the celebrate the honeymoon they never really had. but, things go hilariously wrong when suddenly Hiroshi is being captured by people wearing strange masks. On the other hand a band of treasure hunters also want it.
Hiroshi and Misae have never been to a honeymoon trip to a foreign country. One day, Misae discovered an inexpensive and family-friendly holiday package to Australia and the Nohara family unanimously decided to make it their first ever honeymoon vacation.
However, Hiroshi gets kidnapped upon arrival to Australia, leaving Shinnosuke, Misae and others on a dangerous journey. It turns out that Hiroshi is the key to a secret treasure. The remaining members of the Nohara Family must rescue Hiroshi, while a Mysterious Masked Man and Treasure Hunters from all over the world are after him.
And now competition takes place between three different colors of people in this action-filled treasure hunting adventure.
Crayon Shin-chan: Honeymoon Hurricane ~The Lost Hiroshi~ is produced by Shin-Ei Anime, and distributed by Toho (Japan). Directed by Masakazu Hashimoto, with Yoshito Usui, Kimiko Ueno and Munenori Mizuno was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Yumiko Kobayashi, Miki Narahashi, Toshiyuki Morikawa, and Satomi Korogi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on April 19, 2019.
Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom
Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom is Japanese Anime Comedy Musical Romance movie based on a visual novel series published by Broccoli for the first time in 2010. The story follows Haruka Nanami who had a dream to become a composer and one day wrote a song for her favorite idol. Then she enters the Saotome Academy, a prestigious performing arts school. If successful there, she’ll be able to join the Shining Agency after graduation. Haruka Nanami who dreamed of becoming a composer and someday wrote songs for his favorite idols.
However, it won’t be so easy when Haruka is already surrounded by potential idols and composers. On top of that, her homeroom teacher is a current idol, the headmaster was a record-breaking singer, and the academy itself is an eccentric place where anything could possibly happen.
In the end, right at the graduation, two students are to be teamed up by the choice, one will take the role of the idol and the other should be the composer. After being paired up, they will sing a song that was both composed, written and sung by them. If successful, they will join and take the spot as the new Shining Agency debut artists. In addition, romance is strictly prohibited at their school.
Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom is produced by A-1 Pictures, and distributed by Shochiku. Directed by Takeshi Furuta and Tomoka Nagaoka, with Noriyasu Agematsu/Broccoli was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Takuma Terashima, Kenichi Suzumura, Kishou Taniyama, Mamoru Miyano, Junichi Suwabe, Hiro Shimono, Kousuke Toriumi, Showtaro Morikubo, etc.. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 14, 2019 .
Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part II
Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part II is Japanese Anime Action Comedy movie as a follow-up to the previous film “Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part 1” which was released in 2017. the film focuses on a girl named Miho Nishizumi and her friends.
Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part II is produced by Actus/Actas, and distributed by Showgate. Directed by Tsutomu Mizushima, with Reiko Yoshida was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Mai Fuchigami, Ai Kayano, Mami Ozaki, Ikumi Nakagami, and Yuka Iguchi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 15, 2019.
Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara (If You Can Get on the Wave)
Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara is Japanese Anime Comedy Romance movie based on Tetsuya Sano’s novel Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikarikagayaku published 2017 by Kadokawa. The film tells the story of Takuya Okada (Takumi Kitamura,) a high school student. He visits his classmate Mamizu Watarase (Mei Nagano) in the hospital. Mamizu Watarase suffers from the mysterious ailment “Luminescence disease.”
People who have the disease show a faint sparkle under the moonlight and the sparkle gets brighter as their death gets closer. Mamizu Watarase is not allowed out of the hospital and she will not live long enough to become an adult. Takuya Okada offers to help her carry out her wishes before she passes away. He also tells her how he feels about her, but Mamizu Watarase’s death is approaching.
Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara is distributed by Toho. Directed by Masaaki Yuasa, with Reiko Yoshida was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Kanon Tani, Shota Shimoda, Akira Emoto, Soma Saito, Shizuka Ito, and Minako Kotobuki. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 21, 2019.