Digimon Adventure Tri - Chapter 1 a extremely popular anime series will be available in the US for the first time on September 15th, 2016. It will also be the first Digimon film since 2000 and will be screening in 300+ cities during release. Masayuki Endo, President of Toei Animation Inc had this to say about the release.
“We are excited to partner with ELEVEN ARTS to share this exciting title with audiences across the U.S., American viewers have been eagerly awaiting the next chapter in the Digimon saga for nearly sixteen years, and we’re delighted to have produced this English language version for theaters, giving it the cinematic treatment our fans deserve."
Digimon Adventure Tri Chapter 1 is the first part of a six part series and is a sequel to the first two televison series Digimon Adventure and Digimon Adventure 02.
It's been six years since the summer adventure when Tai (now in high school) and the rest of the DigiDestined crossed over to the Digital World and nearly three years since frenzied final battles between warring factions. With the gate to the Digital World closed, time continues to pass, until the adventure Digivolves once again.