Win MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack!
Shout! Factory is offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack of MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS (さよならの朝に約束の花をかざろう, Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana o Kazaro, 2018), winner of Best Animated Film at the Shanghai International Film Festival and awarded Best Film for Fantastic Discovery at Spain’s Sitges Film Festival.
MAQUIA is the directorial debut of renowned and prolific screenwriter Mari Okada (ANOHANA THE MOVIE: THE FLOWER WE SAW THAT DAY and THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART –BEAUTIFUL WORD BEAUTIFUL WORLD-). A heartwarming story of a mother’s love and irreplaceable time, the film dives into the dilemmas of motherhood, adolescence, femininity, and leadership. Okada wraps all these poignant themes into a sweeping epic with well-developed characters, emotional gravitas, stunning visuals, and an exhilarating score by composer Kenji Kawai (GHOST IN THE SHELL).
MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS debuts on Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack (SLP: $26.99) February 5 from ELEVEN ARTS and Shout! Factory. The film is presented in Japanese and English with optional English and French subtitles, has a runtime of approximately 93 minutes and is not rated. Bonus materials include a 25-minute “Making Of” featurette plus TV spots and trailers.
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES and INFORMATION
A. There are two (2) prizes, with each prize consisting of one (1) MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack.
B. Prizes will be shipped to the contest winners so entrants must include a valid mailing address. This contest is only open to participants in the United States and Canada.
C. In the event that a winner chooses not to (or cannot) accept a prize, he or she forfeits all claim to that prize.
D. One entry per person. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitution of prizes allowed.
Duration of contests:
A. The “MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS” contest runs from February 3 until 11:59pm on February 17, 2019.
How to enter:
A. Submit your name, email address, and mailing address for the random drawing.
B. Be sure to write “MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS” in the subject header of your email entry. SciFi Japan often runs multiple contests at the same time, so any entries without “MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS” in the subject header will be discarded.
Determination of winners:
A. Only contestants who have submitted the requested information will be entered in the final drawing. The first two randomly drawn eligible entries will be judged the winners for this contest.
B. SciFi Japan is not responsible for typographical, electronic or other errors in Internet operation affecting the offering, outcome, administration of the contest or the announcement of prizes. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
C. The decision of Shout! Factory and SciFi Japan is final. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the SciFi Japan judges, which are final and binding in all respects.
D. Following the drawing, winners will be notified via email.
THE “MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS” CONTEST
Just email the following info to “MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS” at firstname.lastname@example.org and you’re in the contest. Good luck!
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
About ELEVEN ARTS
ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio is a Los Angeles-based distribution company known for bringing high-quality Japanese anime to North America. ELEVEN ARTS’ anime titles include GIRLS UND PANZER DER FILM, YO-KAI WATCH: THE MOVIE, DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri, CHAPTER 1: REUNION the EVANGELION franchise, THE LAST: NARUTO THE MOVIE, BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE, THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART, SAILOR MOON R: THE MOVIE, YU-GI-OH!: THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS, SWORD ART ONLINE THE MOVIE – ORDINAL SCALE – , LUPIN III: THE CASTLE OF CAGLIOSTRO, A SILENT VOICE, MAGICAL GIRL LYRICAL NANOHA: REFLECTION, HAIKARA-SAN: HERE COMES MISS MODERN, MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS and LAUGHING UNDER THE CLOUDS GAIDEN, and mostly recently LIZ AND THE BLUE BIRD.