Pop in Q

Pop in Q (ポッピンQ, PoppinQ) is a Japanese animated dance film directed by Naoki Miyahara, produced by Toei Animation, written by Shūko Arai and starring Asami Seto, Shiori Izawa, Atsumi Tanezaki, Ari Ozawa, and Tomoyo Kurosawa.[1] It was released in Japan by Toei on December 23, 2016.[2][3] A crowdfunding campaign for a sequel novella was launched on October 28, 2019. The goal was reached the following day.[4][5]

Pop in Q
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Directed byNaoki Miyahara
Produced byYū Kanemaru
Screenplay byShūko Arai
Story byIzumi Todo
StarringAsami Seto
Shiori Izawa
Atsumi Tanezaki
Ari Ozawa
Tomoyo Kurosawa
Music by
  • Hiromi Mizutani
  • Shūji Katayama (Team-MAX)
CinematographyYutaka Ōnishi
Distributed byToei
Release date
  • December 23, 2016 (2016-12-23)
Running time
95 minutes



The film was announced on April 2015.[7] A teaser trailer was released in March 2016.[1]


In March 2016, it was announced in the teaser that the film is scheduled for release in the winter of 2016.[1] A trailer released in July 2016 announced that the film is scheduled for release in January 2017.[6] Another trailer released in September 2016 announced that the film will be released on December 23, 2016. It premiered across 221 theaters in Japan.[6]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Toei Animation's Popin Q Anime Film Reveals More Cast". Anime News Network. 27 March 2016. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  2. ^ "ポッピンQ". eiga.con (in Japanese). Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  3. ^ "Toei Posts 3 Minutes of Footage, December 23 Date for Popin Q Film". Anime News Network. September 6, 2016. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  4. ^ "Popin Q Anime Film to Launch Crowdfunding Project". Anime News Network. December 24, 2018. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  5. ^ "Popin Q Anime Film Meets Crowdfunding Goal for New Novella". Anime News Network. October 29, 2019. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Pop In Q Anime Film's Trailer Shows Fantasy World, Teases Dance Sequence". Anime News Network. July 20, 2016. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
  7. ^ "Toei Animation Previews file(N):project PQ Dance Project". Anime News Network. April 28, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2016.

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