PENGUIN HIGHWAY Comes to North American Theaters Starting April 12
The anime movie PENGUIN HIGHWAY (ペンギン・ハイウェイ, Pengin Haiuei, 2018) comes to U.S. and Canadian cinemas beginning April 12, courtesy of ELEVEN ARTS. Based on the novel of the same name by Tomihiko Morimi (The Night is Short, Walk on Girl), PENGUIN HIGHWAY is the first feature film from the up-and-coming animation house, Studio Colorido. The creative team includes director Hiroyasu Ishida, screenwriter Makoto Ueda (THE NIGHT IS SHORT, WALK ON GIRL), and character designer Yojiro Arai (THE WIND RISES, TYPHOON NORUDA), with music by Umitaro Abe. The theme song is by Hikaru Utada (KINGDOM HEARTS, EVANGELION: 3.0 YOU CAN (NOT) REDO).
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!
PENGUIN HIGHWAY will screen in both English subtitled and dubbed versions. Visit https://www.elevenarts.net/titles/penguin-highway for a list of theaters and to purchase tickets.
Runtime: 118 Minutes
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.
For more information on PENGUIN HIGHWAY, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan: