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Canadian Theatrical News: Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us

Following the success of last year’s I Choose You, The Pokémon Company is bringing the 21st feature film in the franchise to Canadian theatres. Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us, is the second in a rebooted film series that’s self-contained from the never ending television show. The movie opened in Japan last July. All North American screenings will be presented in an English dubbed format. Continue reading


Odds & Ends: Naruto gets French Canadian DVDs, Wow! closes deal with Bell, Perfect Blue in Vancouver


Naruto gets new French Canadian DVDs
Wow! Unlimited and Bell close Comedy Gold deal
Perfect Blue anniversary screenings in Vancouver, Eleven Arts plans more releases

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Canadian Theatrical News: The Transformers: The Movie

As a tie-in to Travis Knight’s 1980s-set Bumblebee film due out this December, Hasbro Studios and Shout Factory are bringing the original 1986 The Transformers – The Movie to theatres across Canada. All screenings will include a bonus behind-the-scenes look at Bumblebee, as well as an interview with musician Stan Bush. Continue reading

Canadian Theatrical News: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

Funimation is bringing the first theatrical adaptation of Kōhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia manga to Canadian theatres this September. The film opened in Japan on August 3rd and Funimation will release it across the United States and Canada between September 25th and October 2nd. Screenings will be available in two formats: English dubbed and Japanese with English subtitles. Both will feature the bonus episode Season 2, Ep 13.5 “The Note.” Continue reading

Canadian Theatrical News: BanG Dream! 5th☆Live

Azoland Pictures is bringing Bushiroad’s cross-media idol group BanG Dream! to Cineplex theatres this September. Similar to that certain other franchise, BanG Dream! spans the world of anime, manga, video games and music. Azoland will be releasing the BanG Dream! 5th☆Live concerts in Canada and the United States, marking the first BanG Dream! delayed viewing theatrical event in North America. Continue reading

Canadian Theatrical News: Dragon Ball Z Saiyan Double Feature

Following September’s run of Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan, Toei Animation and Cineplex are back at it again with another Dragon Ball Z theatrical event this November. Now it’s a double feature consisting of the 1990 TV special Bardock – The Father of Goku and the 1995 theatrical film Fusion Reborn. Like the Broly event, the double feature is being presented in Canada and the United States through a new remaster. Continue reading

Canadian Theatrical News: Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan

In preparation for the first Dragon Ball Super feature film, Toei Animation and Cineplex are bringing Dragon Ball Z movies to the big screen. First up is 1993’s Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan, presented in a remastered format. In November, more Dragon Ball Z heads to Cineplex with the Bardock: The Father of Goku/Fusion Reborn double feature. Both Canadian releases coincide with U.S. launches. Continue reading