Kadokawa announced that No Game No Life Zero opened in Japanese theaters on July 16. A special fan event was held at the premiere, which was attended by Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (voice actor of Riku), Ai Kayano (voice actress of Schwi), Yoko Hikasa (voice actress of Couronne Dora) and director Atsuko Ishizuka.
No Game No Life Zero now in theaters in Japan!
Theatrical release of long-awaited movie with special greeting by voice actors & director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17th, 2017
No Game No Life Zero, the movie of the popular anime franchise, has successfully started on July 16th in 61 theaters throughout Japan. A special greeting was held at the premier screening with Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (voice actor of Riku), Ai Kayano (voice actress of Schwi), Yoko Hikasa (voice actress of Couronne Dora) and director Atsuko Ishizuka, which became a special event for the fans with a Janken contest (rock-paper-scissors) with signed posters as prizes and a pre-birthday surprise for voice actress Yoko Hikasa.
Also, the cast team of the new characters has been revealed as follows:
[Ivan] Toru Okawa
[Alei] Kazuyuki Okitsu
[Einzig] Junichi Suwabe
[Azriel] Yui Horie
[Lafiel] Nanako Mori
[Artosh] Ryouta Takeuchi
Several special campaigns and exhibitions have started at the same weekend to celebrate the theatrical release, too. Furthermore, additional greeting events with special guests at the cinemas are planned in the upcoming weeks.
No Game No Life official HP (Japanese): http://ngnl.jp
No Game No Life official Twitter: @ngnl_anime
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About KADOKAWA CORPORATION
KADOKAWA CORPORATION (Tokyo, Japan) is a leading publisher of light novels and comics, as well as a provider of anime content. Further fields of business activity include music production and distribution in Japan. Some of our representative animation works are “Fullmetal Panic!”, “The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya” and “Lucky Star”, which are widely known among anime fans worldwide. After merging with Media Factory our animation producing lines increased and the list of titles keeps growing, including recent titles such as “No Game No Life Zero”, “Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-”, “KONOSUBA -God’s blessing on this wonderful world!”, and more.