Posts Tagged ‘ GKIDS ’

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


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

Odds & Ends: Teletoon runs new Beyblade, Pokémon, Power Rangers; Mind Game in Alberta

Teletoon is premiering new episodes and seasons of some blog relevant shows over the next few weeks: Continue reading

MK2 | Mile End picks up Hosoda’s Mirai for Canada

According to a report from Variety, Montreal-based film distributor MK2 | Mile End has picked up the Canadian distribution rights to Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu’s upcoming film Mirai of the Future. The deal was brokered by Charades, who is handling the international sales for the movie. The company was launched in France last year by former employees of Wild Bunch, Studiocanal and Gaumont – the last of which handled the international sales for Hosoda’s prior project, The Boy and the Beast.

GKIDS has picked up the film in the United States and plans on a theatrical release in the fall. They’ll be presenting the film in both Japanese with English subtitles and an English dubbed version. MK2 has yet to announce Canadian release details. Continue reading