Kana Ozawa’s Blue Thermal -Aonagi Daigaku Taiiku-kai Kōkū-bu- (Aonagi College Sports Festival Aviation Club) manga is inspiring a 12-minute virtual reality film that will debut on July 5. It will be available on the VR portal app VR Cruise and the store-based virtual reality service VR Theater.

A promotional video for the VR experience debuted this week. The film is titled Blue Thermal VR -Hajimari no Sora-, and will adapt a story from the manga’s first volume.

Shinichiro Ueda is directing and writing the script. It will star Karin Ono, Atom Mizuishi, and Taketo Tanaka.

The film was on display at the Le Marché du Film trade market at Cannes. The presentation included a mock glider to simulate the physical experience of flying a glider.

The film is scheduled to appear at the SKIP City International D Cinema Film Festival 2018 on July 13. The manga, which follows a college glider club, launched in Shinchosha’s Monthly Comic @Bunch in 2015. Read more from animenewsnetwork.com…

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