Anime fans in the UK and Ireland are in for a treat this year. May 1 marks the official kickoff of Crunchyroll Movie Night at Home in the regions, bringing with it a new anime film premiere on the 1st of every month for the next 12 months. Read on for details.
Sunako Katabuchi's previous film Maimai Shinko to Sen-nen no Mahou/Mai Mai Miracle was released in Japan in November 2009 and failed at the box office at the time. But thanks to the recent critical and commercial success of In This Corner of the World, demand for the film at the DVD rental stores has increased rapidly. Hit the jump for more story.
One day after going live, All the Anime's KickStarter campaign to crowd fund an English release of anime movie Mai Mai Miracle reached its $30,000 goal. Now, with a week left, they're over $83,000, having met stretch goal to produce an English dub and localize the theatrical pamphlet. And, to bring this into the home stretch, they will be presenting a Reddit Ask Me Anything Q&A with director Sunao Katabuchi. More after the jump.
One day after going live, UK based All the Anime's KickStarter campaign to crowd fund an English release of anime movie Mai Mai Miracle has reached its $30,000 goal. More after the jump.