LA Based film distributor Eleven Arts and Toei Animation have announced plans for an English language version (dubbed) theatrical screening of Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion. This includes a one-night Fathom Events screening in 300+ US movie theaters on September 15, 2016, followed by a traditional multi-city national theatrical release in major cities.
Eleven Arts describes the anime, celebrating the 15th anniversary of Digimon Adventure:
It’s been six years since the summer adventure when Tai (now in high school) and the rest of the DigiDestined crossed over to the Digital World and nearly three years since frenzied final battles between warring factions. With the gate to the Digital World closed, time continues to pass, until theadventure Digivolves once again.
“We are extremely proud to announce our first time partnership with Toei Animaton. We have been huge fans of Toei and the Digimon series for years, and are thrilled to participate in the release of this true hallmark of Japanese Anime. We cannot wait to share a theatrical experience that will be sure to satisfy audiences across North America,” said ELEVEN ARTS CEO, Ko Mori.
“We are excited to partner with ELEVEN ARTS to share this exciting title with audiences across the U.S.,” said Masayuki Endo, President of Toei Animation Inc. “American viewers have been eagerly awaiting the next chapter in the Digimon saga for nearly sixteen years, and we’re delighted to have produced this English language version for theaters, giving it the cinematic treatment our fans deserve.”
For additional information, visit: www.elevenarts.net
Also, Jeff Nimoy revealed plans to reprise the voice the Tentomon
— With the Will (@WithTheWill) June 29, 2016
@DigistarDBZ No, not at the helm this time around, “just” voicing Tentomon again!
— Jeff Nimoy (@JeffNimoy) June 29, 2016