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Yesterday, Toei Animation and film distributor Eleven Arts announced that the first Digimon Adventure tri. film will get a North American theatrical run. The feature, titled Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion will have a one-night screening on September 15, with over 300 theaters confirmed to show the film. This will be followed by a more traditional run in major American cities.

Digimon Adventure tri. will be presented in English dubbed format. Though a full cast reveal hasn’t been announced yet, Jeff Nimoy confirmed that he’ll be reprising his role as Tentomon in the film.

Digimon Adventure tri. is slated to be a series of six theatrical films. Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion originally opened in Japanese theaters on November 21, 2015. The most recent film, subtitled Ketsui (Determination), opened in japanese theaters on March 12. The third film, subtitled Kokuhaku (Confession), will hit Japanese theaters on September 24.

Keitaro Motonaga (Magic Knight Rayearth OVA, Jormungand) was tapped to direct the films, while Yuuko Kakihara (Heaven’s Lost Property) served script supervisor. Character designs were provided by Atsuya Uki (Cencoroll).

Digimon Adventure opening theme Butter-fly was performed by the late Kouji Wada for the feature’s opening theme. Brave Heart by Ayumi Miyazaki was used as an insert song during Digivolution segments. AiM’s I Wish was used for the closign theme.

In North America, Crunchyroll is currently streaming the Digimon Adventure tri. films in subtitled format. Each feature is broken into four “episodes” on their platform. Crunchyroll currently offers the movies in the following regions:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • South Africa
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Latin America

Source: Crunchyroll