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Canadian Theatrical News: Mirai of the Future


After a lengthy festival run, Montreal’s MK2 | Mile End will release Mamoru Hosoda’s Mirai of the Future in select theatres across Canada this month. The film opened in Japan on July 20th with its United States theatrical launch occurring last month, at the hands of GKIDS and Fathom Events. Continue reading

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Canadian Theatrical News: Dragon Ball Super: Broly

Funimation and Toei Animation are bringing the first Dragon Ball Super theatrical film to cinemas across Canada this January. Introducing the legendary Super Saiyan Broly into the main anime’s storyline, the twentieth movie in the franchise was once again produced in collaboration with series creator Akira Toriyama. The film opens in Japan on December 14th and its Canadian release coincides with its American launch. Continue reading

Odds & Ends: Ocean rides Korean wave, Beyblade reruns, Bakugan bust

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The Haunted House, Metalions launch Ocean’s new Korean cartoon dubs
Beyblade Burst Turbo heads into reruns
Bakugan countdown reveals … another countdown

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Canadian Theatrical News: Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours 4th LoveLive! ~Sailing to the Sunshine~

The fifth in the series to hit the country, Azoland Pictures and Cineplex have once again partnered up to bring a Love Live! concert to Canada. On schedule this time is Love Live! Sunshine!! Aqours 4th LoveLive! ~Sailing to the Sunshine~. The screening is a non-subtitled presentation from a performance at the Tokyo Dome on November 18, 2018.

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Odds & Ends: Haikara-San sequel doubtful for theatrical, Chunibyo cancelled, Canadian Adult Swim app dies, Crunchyroll’s top fall titles


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Eleven Arts says Canadian theatrical release of Haikara-San Part 2 is “unlikely”
Canadian theatrical release for Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions – Take On Me cancelled
Adult Swim cuts Canadian stream app
Crunchyroll reveals Canada’s most watched Fall 2018 anime

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Canadian Theatrical News: MFKZ

GKIDS is bringing the France-Japan co-production MFKZ to select theatres in Canada this month. The company had partnered with Fathom Events to launch a much larger screening in the U.S. last month. The movie originally opened in France last May, with the Japanese debut also occurring in October. Continue reading

Beyblade Burst Turbo premieres double; DHX cuts slate, sells studio

Teletoon is doubling up on Beyblade Burst Turbo premieres. Starting tomorrow with episode 6 “Winter Knight! Battle Royale!”, the channel will begin airing a new episode on both Saturdays and Sundays at 2PM ET. Premieres had previously been limited to the Sunday slot.

The English dub of Beyblade Burst Turbo debuted on the channel on October 7th. It is the first mainline show in the franchise not dubbed in Canada, as series distributor Sunrights shifted production to Burbank’s Bang Zoom Entertainment. The prior two seasons were dubbed in western Canada by Ocean Productions.

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