With a girl singing for a singer, and fateful encounter of young people, An impressive story depicting "miracle".
Director / ScreenplayAKIO NISHIZAWA
Chairman and CEO of WAO Corporation
Original Works / Theme songAI KAWASHIMA
Ai Kawashima, a singer-songwriter was called "Angel on the Street".
Based on Ai Kawashima’s note "The Last Words", the story was reconstructed as a youth group drama with the young president and student staff who found her, friendship, love, a single-minded attitude, and passion of the young people - "Symphony in August" expresses these universal themes into a movie work that touches the heart of the viewers.
Ai, the girl came to Tokyo alone when she entered high school to fulfill her promise of becoming a singer with her only family, her mother. She started out as a street musician in Shibuya trying to find her way to become a singer.
One day, the young president and his student staff, were attracted to Ai’s singing voice and impressed by her single-minded attitude, supported Ai through repeating many trial and errors because of his fateful encounter.
Ai decided to "stand the stage of a big music hall in Shibuya". At that time, her mother dreaming of becoming a singer finally fainted due to an illness ...
- AI KAWASHIMA
"Saigo no Kotoba" ("The Last Words")
Ai Kawashima is an actual singer-songwriter who is very popular among young people in Japan. Director and scenario writer Akio Nishizawa completed impressive animation based on her autobiography "Saigo no Kotoba"("The Last Words").