Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Film Opens in N. American Theaters This Summer
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Funimation premiered the film in Japanese with English subtitles at Anime Central on May 20. The film opened in Japan on May 12, and earned 53,888,700 yen (about US$474,848) in its first weekend to rank at #10.
Tatsuma Minamikawa (episode director for Aldnoah.Zero, Attack on Titan, Haganai NEXT) directed the film at A-1 Pictures. Shoji Yonemura returned from the previous two television anime series to write the script, Yuuko Yamada (chief animation director for Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East, Persona 3 the Movie #3 Falling Down) was the character designer and chief animation director, and Yasuharu Takanashi returned from the previous anime series and Fairy Tail Zero to compose the music. GAGA is distributing the film. The two-member unit POLKA DOTS performed the film's theme song "What You Are."
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