Eleven Arts Confirms U.S. Screenings of Sound! Euphonium The Movie - Our Promise: A Brand New Day Anime Film in July
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Eleven Arts confirmed at its panel at Anime Central on Saturday that it will screen the Sound! Euphonium The Movie - Our Promise: A Brand New Day (Gekijōban Hibike! Euphonium: Chikai no Finale) anime film in the United States.
Eleven Arts will screen Sound! Euphonium The Movie - Our Promise: A Brand New Day in partnership with Fathom Events on July 11 (English subtitles) and on July 15 (English dub). Tickets are on sale now.
The movie opened in Japan on April 19, and it earned 93,022,800 yen (about US$831,500) from Friday to Sunday to rank at #5 in its opening weekend.
The film features a returning cast and staff. Tatsuya Ishihara returned from the series to direct the film, and main writer Jukki Hanada also returned to pen the script. Shoko Ikeda returned from the series as character designer, and Akito Matsuda returned as composer. Lantis is credited for music production, and Shochiku is distributing the film in Japan. The Senzoku Gakuen College of Music's Freshman Wind Ensemble also returned for music Production Cooperation and musical performance.
In the film's story, Kumiko is now a second year and one of the senior players of the euphonium section. With new underclassmen joining the concert band, Kumiko will have to learn new things in order to deal with awkward and difficult underclassmen. She and third-year trumpeter Tomoe Kabe have been chosen to lead the new underclassmen members. Between the Sunrise Festival, chair placement auditions, and the competition, a number of problems quickly begin to arise.
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