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Funimation Streams Wolf Children's Dubbed, Subtitled Clips

posted on 2013-10-30 01:00 EDT
Tugg theater platform listing 23 screenings across the U.S.

North American distributor Funimation began streaming an English dub clip for Mamoru Hosoda's Wolf Children film on Tuesday, along with its English-subtitled counterpart.

Wolf Children's story covers 13 years and begins with a 19-year-old college student named Hana (Colleen Clinkenbeard) who encounters and falls in "fairy tale-like" love with a "wolf man." After marrying the wolf man, Hana gives birth and raises two wolf children — an older sister named Yuki (Jad Saxton) who was born on a snowy day, and a younger brother named Ame (Micah Solusod) who was born on a rainy day. When the wolf man suddenly dies, Hana decides to move to a rural town far removed from the city.

The Tugg platform is selling tickets for showings of the film at 23 locations across the United States. Each location needs to sell a certain number of tickets to guarantee the film will screen there. Tugg is currently listing the following screenings:

  • November 06 at Studio Movie Grill Spring Valley in Dallas
  • November 07 at AMC Loews Webster 12 in Webster, New York
  • November 07 at Landmark Ritz at the Bourse in Philadelphia
  • November 07 at Providence Place Cinemas 16 & IMAX in Providence, Rhode Island
  • November 07 at Regency Charter Centre Cinemas in Huntington Beach, Calif.
  • November 11 at AMC Loews 600 North Michigan 9 in Chicago, Illinois
  • November 14 at AmStar 14 - Mooresville in Mooresville, North Carolina
  • November 14 at Dipson Theatres Mckinley 6 Theatres in Buffalo, New York
  • November 14 at Showplace Naperville 16 in Naperville, Illinois
  • November 14 at Cinemagic in Merrimack in Merrimack, New Hampshire
  • November 14 at AMC The Parks At Arlington 18 in Arlington, Texas
  • November 14 at AMC Town Center 20 in Leawood, Kansas
  • November 14 at Carmike 13 - Champaign in Champaign, Illinois
  • November 14 at AMC Elmwood Palace 20 in Harahan, Louisiana
  • November 14 at Carmike 10 - Rapid City in Rapid City, South Dakota
  • November 14 at Carmike Shiloh 14 in Billings, Montana
  • November 18 at Muvico Rosemont 18 in Rosemont, Illinois
  • November 18 at UEC Theatres Premiere 7 - Hillsdale in Hillsdale, Michigan
  • November 18 at AMC Oakview Plaza 24 in Omaha, Nebraska
  • November 20 at AMC Mayfair Mall 18 in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
  • November 20 at AMC Lynnhaven 18 in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • November 20 at Celebration! Cinema Lansing & IMAX in Lansing, Michigan
  • November 20 at Paramount 5 in Rexburg, Idaho
  • December 03 at AMC Mesa Grand 24 in Mesa, Arizona (tickets not yet on sale)
  • December 03 at Kerasotes ShowPlace ICON at The West End in St Louis Park, Minnesota (tickets not yet on sale)
  • December 04 at AMC Mercado 20 in Santa Clara, California (tickets not yet on sale)
  • December 05 at AMC Hamilton 24 & IMAX in Hamilton, New Jersey (tickets not yet on sale)
  • December 05 at AMC Norwalk 20 in Norwalk, California (tickets not yet on sale)
  • January 14, 2014 at Carmike Valley Bend 18 in Huntsville, Alabama (tickets not yet on sale)

The film won the Animation of the Year award at this year's Tokyo Anime Awards, won the animation category in the 26th Annual Japan Academy Prizes in March, and won the Animation Film Award at the 67th Annual Mainichi Film Awards in February. Additionally, the film won an Audience Award at this year's New York International Children's Film Festival.

The film ran with an English dub at the Laemmle Town Center 5 theater in Los Angeles from September 27 to October 3. Funimation will release the film on Blu-ray and DVD on November 26.


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