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Konosuba anime film comes to Canadian theatres November 2019

KONOSUBA -God's blessing on this wonderful world!- Legend of Crimson
KONOSUBA -God’s blessing on this wonderful world!- Legend of Crimson is coming to select Canadian theatres this November!

In it’s first event in Canada, Crunchyroll Movie Night is bringing the film KONOSUBA -God’s blessing on this wonderful world!- Legend of Crimson to select Cineplex locations on Monday, November 18th, 2019.

Shown in Japanese with English subtitles, Canadian fans will also be treated to an exclusive interview with Kazuma’s voice actor Jun Fukushima and Megumin’s voice actress Rie Takahashi.

Satou Kazuma loves to play video games, rarely venturing into the outside world, is hit by a truck. Reincarnated into a parallel world filled with familiar elements from MMORPG games, Kazuma teams up with water goddess Aqua, explosive wizard Megumin, and the disturbed knight Darkness to save Megumin’s home village from destruction. Together with Yunyun, Kazuma and his friends encounter their most dangerous foe yet. Kazuma, who’s lead a boring life so far, is in for the experience of a lifetime.

KONOSUBA -God’s blessing on this wonderful world!- Legend of Crimson originally screened in Japanese theatres on August 30th, 2019

Tickets are available for purchase online through Cineplex.com.

Attack on Titan Season 3 World Premiere coming to select Cineplex locations in Canada

The titans are returning to the big screen. On July 10th and 11th, 2018, select Cineplex locations across Canada are hosting the Attack on Titan Season 3 World Premiere Event.

With the Female Titan subdued, Eren Jaeger must keep on fighting to stop even more Titans reach Wall Rose. Humanity’s chance at survival is now more dire than ever, with new revelations on these colossal creatures coming to light. And knowing whom to trust in this battle is getting harder and harder.

This movie is a recap of Attack on Titan Season 2 which is then followed by a premiere of Season 3 episode 1, a whole two weeks before it airs in Japan on July 22nd, 2018!

Canadian locations include:

  • Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas
    Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade S.W., Calgary, AB
  • Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas and VIP
    10 Dundas Street East, Suite 402, Toronto, ON
  • Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough
    320 Water Street, Peterborough, ON
  • Cineplex Cinemas Winston Churchill
    2081 Winston Park Dr., Oakville, ON
  • Cineplex Odeon McGillivray Cinemas and VIP
    2190 McGillivray Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB
  • Cinepex Cinemas Park Lane
    5657 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS
  • Cinéma Cineplex Odeon Quartier Latin
    350 rue Emery, Montréal, QC
  • The Park Theatre
    3440 Cambie St., Vancouver, BC
  • SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas
    355 Barrydowne Road, Sudbury, ON
  • Cinéma Cineplex Quartier Cavendish
    Le Mail Cavendish, 5800 boulevard Cavendish, Cote Saint-Luc, QC
  • SilverCity Windsor Cinemas
    4611 Walker Road, Windsor, ON

Sources: Kodansha Comics, Cineplex

Live-action Gintama movie to screen in Canada

Hideaki Sorachi’s action-comedy manga series Gintama comes to life in a full-length feature film titled after the manga series of the same name from director Yuichi Fukuda. The film will be shown in Canada at select Cineplex locations in Japanese with English subtitles.

An alien group has overrun Japan, driving many samurai into hiding and giving up their trade. One such samurai, Gintoki Sakata, becomes a handyman, filling in wherever he’s needed to work. Another swordsman approaches Gintoki with a job, to seek out and secure the cursed sword Benizakura. If Benizakura falls into the wrong hands, the consequences for humanity become dire.

The cast of Gintama includes:

  • Shun Oguri as Gintoki Sakata
  • Masaki Suda as Shinpachi Shimura
  • Kanna Hashimoto as Kagura
  • Masaki Okada as Kotaro Katsura
  • Masami Nagasawa as Tae Shimura
  • Murotsuyoshi as Gengai Hiraga
  • Kankuro Nakamura as Isao Kondo
  • Yuya Yagira as Toshiro Hijikata
  • Ryo Yoshizawa as Sogo Okita
  • Ken Yasuda as Testuya Murata
  • Akari Hayami as Tetsuko Murata
  • Hirofumi Arai as Nizo Okada
  • Jiro Sato as Henpeita Takechi
  • Nanao as Matako Kijima
  • Tsuyoshi Domoto as Shinsuke Takasugi

Gintama was originally released in Japanese theatres on July 14th, 2017.

Source: Azoland Pictures

Live-action Tokyo Ghoul movie comes to Canada

The live-action film of the popular horror manga Tokyo Ghoul is coming to Cineplex theatres across Canada. Sui Ishida’s work comes to life in this 2 hour showing named after the manga and anime series in Japanese with English subtitles on October 16th, 2017.

The world has become a mixture of humans and ghouls who eat flesh. University student Ken Kaneki is forced to undergo surgery with what’s supposedly a routine organ transplant. While the operation is successful, Kaneki develops a taste for human flesh; becoming something he hated. Now as a half-human half-ghoul, he must hide his fearful tendencies from the rest of the public and authorities, finding refuge in an unlikely place — with other ghouls. Can Keneki save himself and his newfound acquaintances?

Directed by Kentarō Hagiwara, the cast includes:

  • Masataka Kubota as Ken Kaneki
  • Fumika Shimizu as Toka Kirishima
  • Yu Aoi as Rize Kamishiro
  • Nobuyuki Suzuki as Kotaro Amon
  • Yo Oizumi as Kureo Mado
  • Shunya Shiraishi as Nishiki Nishio
  • Hiyori Sakurada as Hinami Fueguchi
  • Shoko Aida as Ryoko Fueguchi
  • Shuntaro Yanagi as Renji Yomo
  • Bandon Minosuke II as Uta

Visit the Cineplex web site for a list of showtimes, participating locations and to purchase tickets.

Sources: Cineplex, FUNimation

Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic in Canadian theatres June 2017

The first animated Black Butler film, Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic, is sailing into select Cineplex across Canada this June. Two versions of the movie are being screened: in Japanese with English subtitles and in English only.

Aristrocrat Ciel Phantomhive and his demonic servant Sebastian Michaelis book passage on the liner Campania upon learning of a secret group that can raise the dead would also be on board. Ciel and Sebastian must infiltrate this group, the Aurora Society, and get to the bottom of the rumors. In addition to being assaulted by a reincarnated body, they have to deal with Grell Sutcliff and Ronald Knox! The seas come alive in this captivating adventure.

Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic screens for two days: on Monday, June 12th in Japanese with English subtitles, and on Thursday, June 15th in English. Visit the Cineplex web site for locations, showtimes and to book tickets.

Source: Cineplex

Digimon Adventure tri. to show in select Canadian theatres September 2016

Digimon Adventure tri. promotional poster
Promotional artwork for Digimon Adventure tri.

The DigiDestined are coming to a theatre near you! Cineplex is screening the English dubbed first episode of Digimon Adventure tri. in only a handful of their locations across Canada on Thursday, September 15th, 2016.

Six years after their first foray into the Digital World over summer, the DigiDestined have grown up and moved on. The tranquility since the portal to the Digital World closed is not to last as a monster appears in Taichi Yagami’s hometown of Odaiba. Taichi is helpless; unable to stop the destruction of his neighbourhood caused by Kuwagamon. But when Kuwagamon’s attention turns towards Taichi, the teenager’s long silent Digivice activates…

Visit Cineplex.com for available theatres and to purchase advance tickets for Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion.

Only two locations in the Lower Mainland are hosting the hour and 20 minute anime: SilverCity Riverport Cinemas and Cineplex Cinemas Langley.

Attack on Titan movies coming to Canadian theatres

The live-action film Attack on Titan films are coming to Cineplex theatres across Canada this October. The movies are screening at select Cineplex locations for two days only with Attack on Titan – Part 1 on Monday, October 5th and Attack on Titan – Part 2 on Thursday, October 22nd.

Attack on Titan – Part 1 opened in Japan on August 1st, with Part 2 scheduled for September 19th. A special showing of Part 1 was held at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, California on July 14th. American theatres will be showing the first film on September 30th, October 1st, and 7th with the second film on October 20th, 22nd, and 27th according to the US web site.

Much of the human population has been decimated by roving groups of the giant human-like titans that devour men, women and children indiscriminately. Forced to live behind massive stone walls to protect against these attacks, what’s left of the humans try to return to normal life. All that changes upon the arrival of the colossal titan whom damages a portion of the wall allowing the other titans to enter and feast upon the frightened mortals. Relying on the military to protect the civilization, Eren Jaeger and his friends fight to stop the giants before they take away all that’s precious to them.

Toho Co. Ltd. produced the films and distributed them in Japan; FUNimation acquired the distribution rights for North America.

Attack on Titan – Part 1 and Part 2 are based on Hajime Isayama’s popular manga which has also been turned into an anime series.

Boruto: Naruto the Movie coming to select Canadian theatres October 2015

Poster for Boruto: Naruto the Movie
Boruto: Naruto the Movie

Canadian Naruto fans will be able catch Boruto: Naruto the Movie on the big screen. According to Cineplex’s web site, there will be limited showings at select theatres across the country on Saturday, October 10th, 2015. Only two locations in the Metro Vancouver region will be screening this ninja adventure (Burnaby’s SilverCity Metropolis and downtown Vancouver’s Cineplex Odeon International Village), so be sure to act fast!

Canada was skipped over for a release of The Last: Naruto the Movie which premiered in US theatres earlier this year. The last Naruto film shown in Canadian cinemas was Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie in September 2014.

With the Hidden Leaf Village preparing for the annual Chunin Exams, ninja from five allied villages are lined up to prove themselves capable of passing the grueling tests. Boruto, along with Sasuke’s daughter Sarada and the enigmatic Mitsuki, are lined up for the shinobi’s assessment. Boruto, looking to surpass his father, begs for Sasuke to train him so he can achieve his goal.

In the midst of the Chunin Exams, Naruto is attacked by two shadowy figures from another dimension, the same people Sasuke was fighting years befoe. Before disappearing, Naruto entrusts Boruto to Sasuke. What evil power awaits Boruto, Sasuke and the Five Kage? Will Naruto survive? It’s sure to be an action-packed experience!

ELEVEN ARTS has posted to their web site a list of the ten Cineplex locations that will be screening Boruto: Naruto the Movie on Saturday, October 10th.

  • Calgary, AB at the Scotiabank Theatre Chinook on Saturday, October 10th at 12:55 PM
  • Edmonton, AB at the Scotiabank Theatre Edmonton on Saturday, October 10th at 12:55 PM
  • Vancouver, BC at the Cineplex Odeon International Village on Saturday, October 10th at 12:55 PM
  • Vancouver, BC at the SilverCity Metropolis on Saturday, October 10th at 12:55 PM
  • Winnipeg, MB at the SilverCity Polo Park on Saturday, October 10th at 12:55 PM
  • Halifax, NS at the Cineplex Odeon Park Lane on Saturday, October 10th at 12:55 PM
  • Mississauga, ON at the Cineplex Odeon Courtney Park on Saturday, October 10th at 12:55 PM
  • Toronto, ON at the Cineplex Odeon Yonge Dundas & VIP on Saturday, October 10th at 12:55 PM
  • Ottawa, ON at the SilverCity Gloucester on Saturday, October 10th at 12:55 PM
  • Montreal, QC at the Scotiabank Theatre Montreal on Saturday, October 10th at 12:50 PM

Sources: Cineplex, ELEVEN ARTS

Editor’s Note
Added list of the ten Cineplex locations showing Boruto: Naruto the Movie from ELEVEN ARTS.

Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ coming to Canadian theatres this August

The latest Dragon Ball Z movie is hitting Canadian theatres for one day only this summer! On August 6th, select Cineplex locations will be screening the English dub of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’.

Goku’s greatest nemesis is back! Following the epic battle against Beerus in Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, Frieza has been revived and seeks revenge on Goku and his friends on Earth. In an unlikely alliance, Goku partners up with Vegeta in hopes their combined strength will be enough to stop Frieza once and for all, while protecting the planet.

Check the Cineplex web site for available locations, show times and to purchase tickets for Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’.