Sentai Filmworks Snaps Up REVUE STARLIGHT TV Anime
Sentai Filmworks announced that has acquired the exclusive distribution rights to REVUE STARLIGHT (少女☆歌劇 レヴュースタァライト, Shojo ☆ Kageki Revuyuu Sutaaraito), produced by Kinema Citrus (MADE IN ABYSS), for USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands as well as Latin American countries and other select territories.
After receiving a mysterious invitation to audition for a coveted spot with, Starlight, a popular musical revue troupe, star-struck contestants begin honing their talents and competing against each other for a chance of a lifetime. Among the hopefuls are childhood friends, Karen and Hikari, who once promised each other that they would take the stage together. With each contender working tirelessly hard to win, it’s the girls’ passionate dedication to their lifelong dream that’ll truly transform their performances as the curtains rise.
Tomohiro Furukawa (ANGEL BEATS, INFINITE STRATOS) will direct the series with Hiroyuki Saita (FLIP FLAPPERS, HAIKYUu!!) as the lead character designer and Tatsuto Higuchi (INUYASHA, HANASAKU IROHA – BLOSSOMS FOR TOMORROW) in charge of the series composition.
HIDIVE has licensed the REVUE STARLIGHT streaming rights from Sentai Filmworks for US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, Latin America and other select territories. The first episode debuts July 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. UTC with new episodes added weekly. HIDIVE plans an English-language DUBCAST edition of the series with each episode to be released within a few weeks following its original simulcast date on a schedule to be announced separately. A home video release will follow from Sentai Filmworks.
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Sentai Filmworks is a leading global supplier of anime and official anime merchandise, distributing and curating one of the industry’s most diverse libraries of top trending and classic titles. Offering thousands of hours of content across both traditional and digital platforms, Sentai is dedicated to bringing captivating stories and iconic characters directly from Japan. With hit series that include PARASYTE –THE MAXIM–, NO GAME NO LIFE, FOOD WARS!, IS IT WRONG TO TRY TO PICK UP GIRLS IN A DUNGEON?, and AKAME GA KILL!, Sentai’s catalog continues to grow with new favorites like HIMOUTO! UMARU-CHAN and MONSTER MUSUME: EVERYDAY LIFE WITH MONSTER GIRLS, as well as classic anime series such as LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES.
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