Eleven Arts Announces North American Screening Dates for 'The Wonderland' by Keiichi Hara

Los Angeles, CA December 6, 2019 —Eleven Arts will screen The Wonderland beginning on January 31st across the US and Canada. The film will screen with the original Japanese dialogue with subtitles only.

The Wonderland is based on the original story “The Mysterious Journey from the Basement,” by Sachiko Kashiwaba, and is coming to select U.S. movie theaters nationwide. The film was released as “Birthday Wonderland” (バースデー・ワンダーランド) in Japan, and “Wonderland, le Royaume sans Pluie” in France. The Wonderland was created at the animation studio Signal.MD, the studio that brought you “Napping Princess,” and “Recovery of an MMO Junkie” comes a fantastic and colorful adventure for all ages.

The film is directed by seasoned director Keiichi Hara, known for his previous works, Miss Hokusai and Colorful, both of which won Jury Awards at Annecy International Animated Film Festival. The character and visual designs are by the rising star Ilya Kuvshinov, who is known for his books “Momentary” and “Eternal”, as well as his digital and print illustrations that have earned him the adoration of millions of fans across the globe.

Eleven Arts will be organizing screenings across the country beginning January 31st. There are currently 115 theaters participating with more to come. Canadian theaters will be confirmed and posted soon.

The most up-to-date theater locations and ticketing links can be found at www.elevenarts.net/wonderland or at participating theater box offices.

SYNOPSIS: On the day before her birthday, young Akane meets the mysterious alchemist Hippocrates who brings her through a basement and into a fantastical world full of magic and color. He reveals that this world is in danger, and as the "Green Goddess" it is her destiny and responsibility to save this world. The only problem? Akane just wants to go home.

TRAILER: https://youtu.be/VdRaUmse47g

About ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio
ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio is a Los Angeles-based distribution company known for bringing high-quality Japanese anime to North America. ELEVEN ARTS' anime titles include A Silent Voice, Haikara-San: Here Comes Miss Modern, Maquia - When the Promised Flower Blooms, Laughing Under The Cloud: Gaiden. Liz and the Blue Bird, Penguin Highway, Sound! Euphonium: The Movie and most recently Millennium Actress.

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