Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Film Opens in U.S., Canadian Theaters in August
posted on by Karen Ressler
Funimation Films announced on Friday that it will screen the Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry film at 300 U.S. and 12 Canadian theaters this August. The film will screen in Japanese with English subtitles on August 14 and then screen with an English dub on August 16 and August 19. The English dub will also screen on August 17 in Canada only.
The company also streamed an English-dubbed theatrical trailer:
The English dub cast for the film is as follows:
- Todd Haberkorn as Natsu
- Cherami Leigh as Lucy
- Newton Pittman as Gray
- Tia Ballard as Happy
- Colleen Clinkenbeard as Erza
- Erica Mendez as Sonya
- J. Michael Tatum as Acnologia
- Michael Sinterniklaas as Animus
- Jad Saxton as Carla
- Bob Carter as Doll
- David Wald as Gajeel
- Nathan Sharp as Gapri
- Morgan Mabry as Hisui
- Jim White as Igneel
- Brina Palencia as Juvia
- Kristi Kang as Levy
- Rich Keeling as Patherlily
- Cristina Vee as Swan
- Brittney Karbowski as Wendy
- Ray Chase as Zash
- Joel McDonald as Zeref
Tyler Walker is directing the dub and writing the script. Domonique French is the ADR engineer.
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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