GKIDS and long-time partner Fathom Events have announced that they're bringing back a series of recent critically acclaimed and fan-favorite titles to theaters! Tickets are set to go on sale next month, May 14th.
The films include Children of the Sea, Weathering With You, Lupin III: The First, and Promare. Both English dub and Japanese subtitled versions of each film will be released, each on different days. I've included details of each film, trailers and the dates you can catch each version in theaters, beginning June 13th!
Children of the Sea
Sunday, June 13 - English Dub
Tuesday, June 15 - Japanese with subtitles
When Ruka was younger, she saw a ghost in the water at the aquarium where her dad works. Now she feels drawn toward the aquarium and the two mysterious boys she meets there, Umi and Sora. They were raised by dugongs and hear the same strange calls from the sea as she does. Ruka’s dad and the other adults who work at the aquarium are only distantly aware of what the children are experiencing as they get caught up in the mystery of the worldwide disappearance of the oceans’ fish.
Weathering With You
Sunday, July 25 - English Dub
Tuesday, July 27 - Japanese with subtitles
The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds work as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…
Lupin III: The First
Tuesday, August 31 - Japanese with subtitles
The iconic “gentleman thief” Lupin III returns in an action-packed, continent-spanning adventure, as Lupin III and his colorful underworld companions race to uncover the secrets of the mysterious Bresson Diary, before it falls into the hands of a dark cabal that will stop at nothing to resurrect the Third Reich. The gang undertakes trap-filled tombs, aerial escapades and daring prison escapes with the trademark wit and visual finesse that have made LUPIN THE 3RD one of the most storied animation franchises in the world, in a thrilling new caper that is sure to delight fans old and new.
Sunday, September 16 - English Dub
Tuesday, September 19 - Japanese with subtitles
Thirty years has passed since the appearance of the 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.