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Aniplex USA Reveals Theater Lineup for Anohana Film Screenings (Updated)

posted on 2013-12-19 16:08 EST
28 U.S., 38 Canadian theaters to screen film starting on January 18

Aniplex of America announced on Thursday the theatrical lineup for its upcoming screening of the Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai. (anohana The Movie: The Flower We Saw That Day) film. Aniplex USA is working with Eleven Arts and will screen the film starting on January 18 in 28 theaters in the United States, and then starting on February 9 in 35 theaters in Canada. Additionally, the film's producer Hiroyuki Shimizu will attend a screening in Los Angeles. All screenings will be in Japanese with English subtitles.

Those who attend screenings will receive limited quantities of an exclusive "Letters from Menma" replica of letters the character "Menma" writes to her friends in the film. Attendees will receive real flower seeds with the replica letters. Ticketholders can also get an limited qualities of an autograph print signed by director Tatsuyuki Nagai, script writer Mari Okada, and character designer Masayoshi Tanaka. Those interested can contact the theater directly for availability of the giveaway items.

The theater lineup is as follows:

United States


State City Theater Confirmed Date Tickets Link
CA Bakersfield Valley Plaza 16 1/22 at 7pm
1/25 at 2PM
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CA Los Angeles Downtown Independent 1/18 at 5pm & 7:30pm
1/19 at 7pm
Click Here
CA Murrieta Cal Oaks 17 1/22 at 7pm
1/25 at 2PM
1/22 Click Here
1/25 Click Here
CA Rohnert Rohnert Park 16 1/22 at 7pm
1/25 at 2PM
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CA Sacramento The Tower Theatre 1/23 at 7pm
1/27 at 2PM
1/23 Click Here
1/27 Click Here
CA San Diego Gaslamp 15 1/22 at 7pm
1/25 at 2PM
1/22 Click Here
1/25 Click Here
CA San Francisco New People 1/18 at 7pm Click Here
FL Fort Lauderdale/Miami Cinema Paradiso 1/18 at 8:30pm .
FL Hollywood Cinema Paradiso 1/18 at 8:30pm .
HI Kahului Kaahumanu 6 1/22 at 7pm
1/25 at 2PM
1/22 Click Here
1/25 Click Here
MA Boston Brattle Theatre 1/18 at 12:30pm .
MI Bloomfield The Maple Theater 1/23 at 7:30pm
1/24 at 9:30pm
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MI Farmington Hills West River Centre 1/18 at 8:15pm & 9:15pm .
NC Greensboro Carousel Luxury Cinemas 1/18 at 7pm .
NJ Manville Manville 12 Plex 1/22 at 7pm
1/25 at 2PM
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NY New York Big Cinemas Manhattan 1/18 at 9pm
1/19 at 9pm
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NY Amherst Amherst Theatre 1/18 at 8:30pm .
OH Cleveland Cleveland Cinemas - Cedar Lee 2/9 at 2PM .
OR Portland Hollywood Theatre 1/18 at 7pm Click Here
PA Pittsburg The Hollywood Theatre 1/18 at 2PM Click Here
TX Dallas Angelika Film Center & Café - Dallas 1/22 at 7pm
1/25 at 2PM
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TX Houston Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Vintage Park 1/18 at 7:30pm .
TX Houston Alamo Drafthouse Mason Park 1/18 at 7:30pm .
TX Kalamazoo 1/18/2013 .
TX Plano Angelika Film Center & Café - Plano 1/22 at 7pm
1/25 at 2PM
1/22 Click Here
1/25 Click Here
TX San Antonio Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Westlakes 1/18/2013 .
VA Fairfax Angelika Film Center & Café - Mosaic 1/22 at 7pm
1/25 at 2PM
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WA Seattle Grand Illusion 1/19 at 12:30pm & 3pm
1/26 at 12:30pm & 3pm
Click Here

Canada


Province Location Theater Showtimes
AB Calgary Scotiabank Theatre Chinook 02/09 and 02/12
AB Edmonton Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
AB Edmonton Scotiabank Theatre Edmonton 02/09 and 02/12
AB Lethbridge Galaxy Cinemas Lethbridge 02/09 and 02/12
BC Burnaby SilverCity Metropolis Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
BC Coquitlam SilverCity Coquitlam Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
BC Richmond SilverCity Riverport Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
BC Vancouver Cineplex Odeon International Village 02/09 and 02/12
BC Victoria SilverCity Tillicum Victoria 02/09 and 02/12
MB Winnipeg SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
NB Fredericton Cineplex Cinemas Fredericton 02/09 and 02/12
NL Saint John Cineplex Cinemas Saint John 02/09 and 02/12
NS Halifax Cineplex Cinemas Bayers Lake 02/09 and 02/12
NS Sydney Cineplex Cinemas Sydney 02/09 and 02/12
ON Ancaster SilverCity Ancaster Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
ON Barrie Galaxy Cinemas Barrie 02/09 and 02/12
ON Etobicoke Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
ON Guelph Galaxy Cinemas Pergola Commons 02/09 and 02/12
ON Kingston Cineplex Odeon Gardiner's Road 02/09 and 02/12
ON London SilverCity London Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
ON Mississauga Cineplex Odeon Courtney Park 02/09 and 02/12
ON Newmarket SilverCity Newmarket Cinemas & XSCAPE Entertainment Centre 02/09 and 02/12
ON Niagara Falls Cineplex Odeon Niagara Square Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
ON Oshawa Cineplex Odeon Oshawa Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
ON Ottawa SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
ON Richimond Hill SilverCity Richmond Hill Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
ON Scarborough Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
ON Toronto SilverCity Fairview Mall Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
ON Toronto Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas Square 02/09 and 02/12
ON Waterloo Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo 02/09 and 02/12
ON Windsor SilverCity Windsor Cinemas 02/09 and 02/12
QC Montreal Cinéma Banque Scotia Montréal 02/09 and 02/12
QC St. Foy Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Ste-Foy 02/09 and 02/12
SK Regina Galaxy Cinemas Regina 02/09 and 02/12
SK Saskatoon Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon 02/09 and 02/12

The movie opened on August 31 in theaters across Japan. The film retells the anohana story from the character Menma's point of view with a new epilogue.

The film opened at 64 theaters and then expanded to about 100 theaters. The film sold 161,225 tickets for 198,177,700 yen (about US$1.989 million) in its opening weekend. As of October 27, the movie was seen 754,341 times and earned 1,009,290,700 yen (US$10.334 million).

The Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai. television anime series debuted in Japan in 2011. Crunchyroll streamed the 11-episode series online. NIS America released the anime on Blu-ray Disc and DVD under the title anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day last year.

Update: Aniplex USA has updated its website to note that instead of a poster, those who attend the screenings can get an autograph movie print, which will be signed by director Tatsuyuki Nagai, script writer Mari Okada, and character designer Masayoshi Tanaka. Those interested can contact the theater directly for availability of the giveaway items.


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