Early Digital Release For Studio TRIGGER’s Worldwide Hit PROMARE From GKIDS and Shout! Factory
The top-grossing original anime feature of 2019, PROMARE (プロメア, Puromea), will be available for digital download from GKIDS and Shout! Factory on April 21, earlier than previously announced. Fans can pre-order the hyperkinetic, candy-colored visual masterpiece on iTunes now.
Additionally, Shout! Factory has revealed a new bonus feature on the release; an English Dub Cast Featurette.
PROMARE will be available on Blu-ray + DVD combo pack and as a standalone DVD on May 19.
GKIDS is a producer and distributor of award-winning feature animation for both adult and family audiences. Since 2010, the company has scored an astounding eleven Best Animated Feature Oscar nominations with THE SECRET OF KELLS in 2010, A CAT IN PARIS and CHICO & RITA in 2012, ERNEST & CELESTINE in 2014, THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA and SONG OF THE SEA in 2015, BOY AND THE WORLD and WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE in 2016, MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI in 2017, THE BREADWINNER in 2018, and MIRAI in 2019. GKIDS also handles North American distribution for the famed Studio Ghibli library of films, one of the world’s most coveted animation collections with titles SPIRITED AWAY, MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO, PRINCESS MONONOKE and others.
GKIDS also produces the annual LA-based film festival, ANIMATION IS FILM, which embraces the highest aspirations of animation as a cinematic art form and is a vocal advocate for filmmakers who push the boundaries of their work to the fullest range of expression that the medium is capable of.
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.
For more information on PROMARE, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- PROMARE Press Notes and High-Res Images From Toho
- Highly-Anticipated Anime PROMARE Coming to Movie Theaters Next Week
- PROMARE Returns to Big Screens on 12/8 With “PROMARE (Redux)!”
- GKIDS & Fathom Events Add Exclusive 4DX Screenings for PROMARE (Redux) Encore Event on 12/11
- Studio TRIGGER’s Worldwide Hit PROMARE on Blu-ray+DVD, SteelBook & Digital This May from GKIDS & Shout! Factory