With the recent highs that have come with the theatrical releases of Japanese animated films, Sentai Filmworks and Kadokawa Pictures will soon release their next big film Made In Abyss in select theaters on March 20th with English Subtitles and March 25th with English dubbing. This film will be part one of a two part movie series titled Journeys Dawn screening in several select theaters across the country.
The event will be running with Fathom Events and will feature exclusive behind the scenes as well as featurettes including Japanese made spots and how the film mirrors fairytales.
Sentai Filmworks will also be hosting a grandiose red carpet premiere for the film on March 15th at LA LIVE in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, CA. The premiere will also feature several special guests including director Masayuki Kojima, composer Kevin Penkin, music producer Hiromitsu Iijima and producer Shimpei Yamashita.
“On top of our major premiere event, we’re thrilled to present MADE IN ABYSS across hundreds of cinemas nationwide,” said John Ledford, CEO of Sentai Filmworks. “From the storyline, to the art style and music, Journey’s Dawn is sure to entertain fans and new audiences by allowing those to venture ‘deeper’ and ‘darker’ into this captivating film.”
The synopsis for the film from Sentai Filmworks reads:
The enigmatic Abyss is an unforgiving and deadly place. Despite the dangers, it still captures the imagination of explorers such as Riko who wishes to follow in her mother’s footsteps and trains hard to become a Cave Raider. One day, she receives news that her mother died in the Abyss, yet a mysterious note tells Riko that her mother may still be alive. Vowing to uncover the truth about her mother’s fate, Riko embarks on a journey with a humanoid robot boy name Reg. Together, they will discover if they have what it takes to survive where so many others have perished.
You can find more details on Made In Abyss on the official site.