The staff for Trigger and XFlag’s unique anime film Promare affirmed at the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) that the film has earned more than 1.4 billion yen (about US$13 million) as of Wednesday morning.
The Promare movie’s executive Hiroyuki Imaishi and screenwriter Kazuki Nakashima showed up at the film‘s TIFF screening on Wednesday evening, however voice entertainer Ayane Sakura additionally showed up. The screening was an exceptional “cheering” occasion that permitted — and urged fans to yell, sing, wave lightsticks, and cosplay.
The film opened in 200 auditoriums in Japan on May 24, and positioned at #8 in its opening end of the week. The film had earned more than US$10.4 million at the Japanese film industry as of September 3.
GKIDS and Fathom Events screened Promare anime film in North America on September 17 and 19. The screening on September 17 included an English dub, and the screening on September 19 highlighted English captions. GKIDS is additionally screening the motion picture beginning on Friday in select theaters.
“Thirty years has passed since the appearance of 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.“
Promare is a Japanese animated film co-produced by Trigger and XFLAG. The movie is directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by Kazuki Nakashima, both previously working together on Gurren Lagann and Kill la Kill, with Nakashima and Trigger credited for the original work. It features character and mechanical designs by Shigeto Koyama, 3DCG animation by Sanzigen and music by Hiroyuki Sawano.