The highly anticipated anime feature DEEMO Memorial Keys will arrive on Blu-ray+DVD and available for digital download on March 28.
Featuring visually stunning animation by Production I.G. (Psycho-Pass, Ghost in the Shell, Attack on Titan) and Signal.MD (Birthday Wonderland, Cyborg 009: Call of Justice), this is the eagerly awaited feature film adaption inspired by the internationally acclaimed “DEEMO” rhythm video game.
The series tells the enchanting tale of Deemo, a mysterious, lonely character who lives in solitude, playing the piano in a castle. One day a girl who has lost her memory falls from the sky. Wanting to help her recover her memories and return to her world, Deemo discovers that a tree kept atop the piano will grow whenever the piano is played.
But if Deemo succeeds in helping her, will the loss of her companionship prove to be too much?
This gentle, ephemeral story of love spun by Deemo, the girl, the mystical residents of the castle, and a tree that grows with the sound of the piano will make you want to return to this world again and again.
DEEMO Memorial Keys film’s cast and crew
Distinguished filmmakers and animators have collaborated to bring the fantastical and touching tale of Deemo and Alice to life in the new anime feature DEEMO Memorial Keys. Featuring visually stunning animation by Production I.G. and Signal.MD.
DEEMO Memorial Keys is directed by Shuhei Matsushita (Fuse: Memoirs of a Huntress) with Junichi Fujisaku (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Blood franchise) as a general director. Yuki Kajiura, a prominent music composer and producer who has worked on the scores for multiple anime hits (Demon Slayer, Fate/Zero), created the film’s theme and image songs.
Moreover, the movie boasts an exciting English voice cast of Michelle Marie (Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis, The House of the Lost on the Cape), Anairis Quinones (Rainbow High, My Hero Academia), Bryce Papenbrook (Attack on Titan, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir), Mike Pollock (A Night Before Christmas, A Cat in Paris), Luci Christian (Gintama: The Movie, My Hero Academia) and Stephanie Sheh (Your Name, Sailor Moon Crystal). DEEMO Memorial Keys is available for pre-order now at ShoutFactory.com and will be available in stores and other fine retailers.
About the Original Game “DEEMO”
The anime is based on the popular music rhythm game “DEEMO”, which has been downloaded over 28 million times worldwide. One day, a little girl swoops down from the sky in front of Deemo, a mysterious piano-playing creature, who uses the sound of his piano to make a tree grow toward the sky so that the girl can climb up the tree and return to the world she used to live in.
The game, which uses the piano as the core of its story, was a huge hit in Asia and other countries, attracting music game fans from all over the world with its wide range of high-quality original music, including classical, jazz, and rock, and its meticulously calculated rhythms and melodies, which gave players an overwhelming sense of live performance that immersed them in the game.