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Anime Limited Plans 2021 Cinema Release of Violet Evergarden: The Movie And Others (Updated)

posted on by Andrew Osmond
Plus planned 2021 cinema releases of Masaaki Yuasa's film INU-OH, 3D CG Lupin III THE FIRST. Bones' Josee, The Tiger and the Fish, Production I.G's The Deer King, Love Me, Love Me Not, reissue of The End of Evangelion, independent film On-Gaku, 4K reissues of your name. and Millennium Actress

Update - Vinyl release details added at the end of this story.

Anime Limited has announced it has acquired numerous films, which it plans to release in cinemas in 2021 if the Covid situation permits; it will also release them on home formats.

The announcements were made during the Cloud Matsuri online festival which is currently streaming on the event's website at https://www.cloudmatsuri.com/ and on its YouTube channel as https://www.youtube.com/alltheanime.

The following films were announced as being planned for cinema release:

Violet Evergarden: The Movie (pictured right) - This is the film that was released in Japan in September 2020, not to be confused with the earlier film Violet Evergarden I: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll.

Masaaki Yuasa's film INU-OH - A period drama about two boy musicians in long-ago Japan.

Lupin III THE FIRST (pictured left) - The first 3D CG Lupin the Third film, released in Japan in 2019.

Josee, The Tiger and the Fish - Drama involving a youth and a young wheelchair-bound woman, animated by Studio Bones.

Shika no Ō (The Deer King) - A Production I.G fantasy film about a world in the grip of a virus, from a book by Nahoko Uehashi (Moribito - Guardian of the Spirit)

Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare (Love Me, Love Me Not), pictured right - A shojo anime film, directed by Toshimasa Kuroyanagi (The Great Passage, Say "I love you.", Shōnen Hollywood - Holly Stage for 49) at A-1 Pictures.

A reissue of The End of Evangelion together with Evangelion: Death (True)²

On-Gaku - Independent anime film about would-be boy musicians.

4K version of Satoshi Kon's Millennium Actress

4K version of Makoto Shinkai's your name.

Anime Limited also announced that it will release a vinyl soundtrack of Netflix's BEASTARS in 2021, as well as the Attack on Titan Season 2 soundtrack in both standard (three LPs) and deluxe (five LPs) editions.

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