Penguin Highway Anime Film Comes to North American Theaters in April

ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio announces screening plans for Hiroyasu Ishida's feature


The next anime film coming over to cinemas in North America courtesy of ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio is Penguin Highway. Based on the novel by Tomihiko Morimi (The Night is Short, Walk on Girl) and directed by Hiroyasu Ishida, the award-winning feature is set to screen in the United States and Canada on April 12. 


Screenings will be available in the original Japanese with English subtitles, as well as the English dub. If you feel like getting a serious head start down this highway, you can check locations and purchase tickets online.





Budding genius Aoyama is only in the 4th grade, but already lives his life like a scientist. When penguins start appearing in his sleepy suburb hundreds of miles from the sea, Aoyama vows to solve the mystery. When he finds the source of the penguins is a woman from his dentist’s office, they team up for an unforgettable summer adventure!



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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