PROMARE Press Notes and High-Res Images From Toho
Source: Toho Co., Ltd.
Official Site: promare-movie.com (Japan)
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
Toho Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with press notes and high-res images from PROMARE (プロメア, Puromea, 2019), the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime Studio TRIGGER (GURREN LAGANN, SSSS.GRIDMAN). PROMARE is is an original story that marks the long-awaited collaboration between director Hiroyuki Imaishi (GURREN LAGANN, KILL la KILL) and screenwriter Kazuki Nakajima. The project was conceived in 2013 and publicly announced at the 2017 Anime Expo, the biggest anime event in North America.
The creative team includes character designer Shigeto Koyama (REBUILD OF EVANGELION series, MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM UC), composer Hiroyuki Sawano (BLUE EXORCIST, ATTACK ON TITAN), art director Tomotaka Kubo (MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER) and logo designer Masashi Ichifuru (REBUILD OF EVANGELION series).
PROMARE will open nationwide in Japan on May 24 through Toho Visual Entertainment and Toho’s ODS (Other Digital Stuff) distribution division.
Thirty years has passed since the appearance of Burnish, a race of flame-wielding mutant beings, who destroyed half of the world with fire. When a new group of aggressive mutants calling themselves “Mad Burnish” appears, the epic battle between Galo Thymos, a new member of the anti-Burnish rescue team “Burning Rescue,” and Lio Fotia, the leader of “Mad Burnish” begins.
Japanese Release Date: May 24, 2019 (Nationwide Roadshow)
Running Time: 111 Minutes
Galo Thymos: Kenichi Matsuyama
Lio Fotia: Taichi Saotome
Kray Foresight: Masato Sakai
Vinny: Kendo Kobayashi
Deus Prometh: Arata Fufuta
Aina Ardebit: Ayane Sakura
Remi Puguna: Hiroyuki Yoshino
Varys Truss: Tetsu Inada
Lucia Fex: Mayumi Shintani
Ignis Ex: Rikiya Koyama
Ellis Ardebit: Ami Koshimizu
Vulcan Hastus: Taiten Kusumoki
Gera: Nobuyuki Hiyama
Mace: Katsuyuki Konishi
Biar Colossus: Ryoka Yuzuki
Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi
Creative Director: Hiromi Wakabayashi
Screenplay: Kazuki Nakashima
Character Design: Shigeto Koyama
Art Production: Dehogallery
Art Director: Tomotaka Kubo
Color Design: Yukiko Kakita
3DCG Animation Studio: Sanzigen
3D Animation Supervisor: Shimpei Ishikawa
Composite Director: Shinsuke Ikeda
Editor: Junichi Uematsu
Music: Hiroyuki Sawano
Recording Director: Yasunori Ebina
Title Logo Design: Masashi Ichifuru
Theme Song: “Awakening”, “Trapped in Ice” by Superfly (Warner Music Japan)
Animation Production: TRIGGER
Distribution: Toho Visual Entertainment
©TRIGGER, Kazuki Nakashima/XFLAG
About Toho Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1932 and headquartered in Tokyo, Toho Company, Ltd. is one of the leading entertainment conglomerates in Japan. Toho is best known worldwide as the producer of the Godzilla films, as well as most of the films by the world-renowned director, Akira Kurosawa. Besides film production, Toho also distributes Japanese films (earning the highest box office receipts for decades in Japan) as well as foreign films through its subsidiary, owns first class movie theaters throughout Japan, produces legitimate plays and musicals, and has more than 100 entertainment-related subsidiaries.