On 30 April 2018, Purple Plan announced on their facebook page that Love, Chunibyo, and Other Delusions the Movie: Take On Me will be screened in Indonesia. It was mentioned that the film will be premiered on 23 May 2018 while the list of cinema chain that will be screened the film was not announced yet.

Later, two Indonesian cinema chains, CGV Cinemas Indonesia and Cinemaxx theater, has confirmed to screen the film. The announcement is made in their respective Facebook page, where they posted the film trailer with Indonesian subtitle. The film is also listed in both cinema chain’s official website in the coming soon section.

Here is the synopsis of the film from Cinemaxx official website:

“Yuuta and Rikka are on their third year of high school. One day in Spring, Touka declares that she will take Rikka to Italy with her, as her job has stabilized there and thinks they should migrate together as a family. Touka is also worried about Rikka not being competent enough to advance to universities in Japan. The gangs from the club suggested Yuuta, who doesn’t want to be separated, to elope with Rikka. A runaway drama throughout Japan begins.”

Love, Chunibyo, and Other Delusions (Japanese title: Chūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai!) is the anime adaptation of a novel series  which was awarded honorable mention in Kyoto Animation Award contest in 2010. The original novel is written by Torako and illustrated by Nozomi Osaka. It tells of Yuuta Togashi, a boy who suffered from Chunibyo or eighth grader syndrome during his junior high school days. In the start of his senior high school, Yūta attempts life normaly, free from his old delusions. However, he met another delusional girl in his class, Rikka Takanashi, who learns about dark his past and start to disturb him.

The novel adaptation is handled by Studio Kyoto Animation. Directed by Tatsuya Ishihara and written by Jukki Hanada, the first season aired in fall 2012 while the second season aired in winter 2014. The film, which continued the story from second season, was screened in Japan on 6 January 2018.

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