News
Promare Anime Film's English-dubbed Trailer Streamed (Updated)

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

GKIDS began streaming an English-dubbed trailer for Studio Trigger and XFlag's original anime film Promare on Tuesday. An English-subtitled version of the video debuted earlier this month.

GKIDS also revealed the English dub cast:

NYAV Post is producing the English dub of the film. Trigger itself is supervising the dub, including making the casting choices.

GKIDS and Fathom Events will screen the film in North America on September 17 and 19 at 7:00 p.m. local time. The screening on September 17 will have an English dub, and the screening on September 19 will have English subtitles. GKIDS will then screen the movie on September 20 in select theaters in Los Angeles and New York.

Cineplex is also listing screenings for the film in Canada on September 22-24. The screening on September 22 will have an English dub, and the screenings on September 23-24 will have English subtitles.

Anime Expo hosted the North American premiere of the film on July 5, and Otakon also screened the film in July.

GKIDS describes the film:

Thirty years has passed since the appearance of Burnish, a race of flame-wielding mutant beings, who destroyed half of the world with fire. When a new group of aggressive mutants calling themselves “Mad Burnish” appears, the epic battle between Galo Thymos, a new member of the anti-Burnish rescue team “Burning Rescue,” and Lio Fotia, the leader of “Mad Burnish” begins.

The film opened in 200 theaters in Japan on May 24, and ranked at #8 in its opening weekend. The film has earned more than 1 billion yen (about US$9.4 million) as of August 13.

Director Hiroyuki Imaishi and scriptwriter Kazuki Nakashima teamed up again for the new project at Trigger. Trigger and Nakashima are credited with the original work. Shigeto Koyama was in charge of character design and mechanical design, and Sushio (Kill la Kill) was involved as an animator. Tomotaka Kubo (Mary and The Witch's Flower) was the art director, and Saishi Ichiko was in charge of logo design. Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan, Kill la Kill) composed the music. SANZIGEN Animation Studio handled the 3DCG animation. XFlag is credited with production, and TOHO is distributing the film.

Update: English dub cast added.

Source: GKIDS' YouTube channel and Facebook page


discuss this in the forum (5 posts) |
bookmark/share with:

this article has been modified since it was originally posted; see change history

News homepage / archives