Posts Tagged ‘ GKIDS ’

Canadian Theatrical News: Okko’s Inn


GKIDS is bringing Okko’s Inn to select Cineplex and Landmark theatres across Canada this May. The feature is an adaptation of Hiroko Reijo’s 2003-2013 novel series of the same name. Last year, the series was adapted into a 24-episode anime television show by DLE and Madhouse. The movie opened in Japan last June and will screen across the United States in late April. Continue reading

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Canadian Theatrical News: Studio Ghibli Fest 2019

After skipping last year’s event, GKIDS  is back with Studio Ghibli Fest 2019. The series will highlight nine features from the acclaimed anime studio monthly, from April to November. Screened for a limited time at select Cineplex and Landmark locations, each film will be presented in both English and Japanese audio. Continue reading

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

Canadian Theatrical News: The Night is Short, Walk on Girl

GKIDS is bringing Masaaki Yuasa’s The Night is Short, Walk on Girl movie to North American theatres this month. The film, which opened in Japan in April 2017, will get an art house run in Canada, though our neighbors down south will receive a much larger Fathom Events release. Continue reading

Canadian Theatrical News: Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?

GKIDS is bringing Akiyuki Shinbo, Nobuyuki Takeuchi and Shaft’s Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom? movie to North American theatres this July. The film, which opened in Japan last August, will get an arthouse run in Canada, though our neighbors down south will receive a much larger Fathom Events release. Continue reading

Odds & Ends XL: Mega Man: Fully Charged for the fall, Mecard sued, Bushiroad dubs

Breakdown

Mega Man: Full Charged launches this fall
Spin Master brings Mattel to court over Mecard
Monster Hunter film co-produced by Toronto company
Bushiroad Dub News
Quebec City-based studio takes on Neptunia
TV Update
Mind Game in Vancouver
Blog Housekeeping

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Canadian Theatrical News: Lu Over The Wall

In the wake of Devilman Crybaby’s success, GKIDS has been mining the Masaaki Yuasa catalogue. Following the continued limited release of Mind Game, the distribution company is now in the midst of launching Lu Over The Wall. The film opened in Japan last May and will hit both Canada and the United States this month. Continue reading

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