HOUSTON, TX – January 29, 2019 – Sentai Filmworks and Kadokawa Pictures today announced that its first film in the two-part MADE IN ABYSS compendium, Journey’s Dawn, will screen across hundreds of movie theater locations in the U.S. Heralded as an adventure that’s both hopeful and harrowing, Journey’s Dawn will be shown in theaters on March 20 for the Japanese with English subtitled screening and March 25 for the English dub showing. The MADE IN ABYSS television series surprised audiences and garnered ecstatic reviews with its disarming facade that shrouded a dark masterpiece. Now, cinema audiences can experience timeless stories with newly added scenes and dynamic storytelling.
Presented in partnership with Fathom Events, MADE IN ABYSS: Journey’s Dawn tickets are available at participating box offices and online at www.MadeInAbyssMovies.com and www.FathomEvents.com. To give audiences a unique experience, the event will include behind-the-scenes footage, Japanese created spots, and a reflection on how MADE IN ABYSS mirrors fairytales.
Before the Fathom Events’ dates for MADE IN ABYSS: Journey’s Dawn, Sentai Filmworks will host the English-subtitled red carpet event on March 15 at the Regal Cinema (L.A. LIVE) in downtown Los Angeles, Ca. The premiere will feature numerous special guests, including famed director Masayuki Kojima, composer Kevin Penkin, music producer Hiromitsu Iijima and producer Shimpei Yamashita.
“On top of our major premiere event, we’re thrilled to present MADE IN ABYSS across hundreds of cinemas nationwide,” said John Ledford, CEO of Sentai Filmworks. “From the storyline to the art style and music, Journey’s Dawn will entertain fans and new audiences by allowing those to venture ‘deeper’ and ‘darker’ into this captivating film.”
The enigmatic Abyss is an unforgiving and deadly place. Despite the dangers, it still captures the imagination of explorers such as Riko, who wishes to follow in her mother’s footsteps and trains hard to become a Cave Raider. One day, she receives news that her mother died in the Abyss, yet a mysterious note tells Riko that her mother may still be alive. Vowing to uncover the truth about her mother’s fate, Riko embarks on a journey with a humanoid robot boy named Reg. Together, they will discover if they have what it takes to survive where so many others have perished.
Information regarding both the movie and ticket sales for the Los Angeles premiere is available at https://www.madeinabyssmovies.com/.