Fuji TV announced an original anime film titled Hula Fulla Dance. Aniplex simultaneously opened an official website revealing the staff, a teaser visual and teaser promotional video. The film takes place in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, and will premiere in 2021.
Haruka Fukuhara (Koi wa Ameagari no You ni) is starring as the protagonist Natsunagi Hiwa, a novice who jumps into the world of Hula Girl after her sister.
Chief Director: Seiji Mizushima (Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou)
Director: Shinya Watada (Gundam Build Fighters Try)
Script: Reiko Yoshida (Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta)
Character Design: Hiroko Yaguchi (Beatless)
Art Director: Kaori Hino (Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni)
Color Design: Masumi Ootsuka (Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari)
Director of Photography: Youichi Oogami (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0)
Editing: Kumiko Sakamoto (Dr.Stone)
Sound Director: Eriko Kimura (Penguin Highway)
Music: Oshima Michiru (Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara)
Studio: Bandai Namco Pictures
Similar to the Hulaing Babies television anime, Hula Fulla Dance is set at the Spa Resort Hawaiians with the aim to revitalize Iwaki after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.