Source: Eleven Arts

Eleven Arts announced that they acquired the North American distribution rights for Maquia:​ When the Promised Flower Blooms​. The film will hit theaters across North America on July 20.


ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio to Release  Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms

U.S. distributor sets release for celebrated debut from Mari Okada.

(LOS ANGELES, CA — April 10, 2018) — ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio has licensed the North American distribution rights to Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms​, ​directed by ​Mari Okada​, known for ​The Anthem of the Heart and​ ​Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day​.

Maquia ​is the directorial debut of renowned screenwriter Mari Okada. The film dives into the dilemmas of motherhood, adolescence, femininity, and leadership.​ Okada wraps all these poignant themes into a sweeping epic with well-developed characters, emotional gravitas, stunning visuals, and an exhilarating score by composer Kenji Kawai (​Ghost in the Shell​). The film, hot off its initial February release, ​quickly made its way across the globe to premiere at the Glasgow​ Film Festival,​ where it captivated audiences. Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms ​will carry the torch for films like ​Your Name ​and In This Corner of the World, ​infusing pure artistry and pathos into anime​.

ELEVEN ARTS ​has set ​July 20th, 2018​, as the next theatrical release for the film. Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms ​will be presented with the original Japanese dialogue and English subtitles.

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About ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio

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 THE 3RD: The Castle of Cagliostro, A Silent Voice, ​and​ Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha: Reflection. 

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