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    PROMARE Press Notes and High-Res Images From Toho

    Image courtesy of Toho. ©TRIGGER, Kazuki Nakashima /XFLAG

    Source: Toho Co., Ltd. Official Site: promare-movie.com (Japan)

    A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE

    Image courtesy of Toho. ©TRIGGER, Kazuki Nakashima /XFLAG

    Toho Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with press notes and high-res images from PROMARE (????, Puromea, 2019), the first feature-length film from the acclaimed anime Studio TRIGGER (GURREN LAGANN, SSSS.GRIDMAN). PROMARE is is an original story that marks the long-awaited collaboration between director Hiroyuki Imaishi (GURREN LAGANN, KILL la KILL) and screenwriter Kazuki Nakajima. The project was conceived in 2013 and publicly announced at the 2017 Anime Expo, the biggest anime event in North America. The creative team includes character designer Shigeto Koyama (REBUILD OF EVANGELION series, MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM UC), composer Hiroyuki Sawano (BLUE EXORCIST, ATTACK ON TITAN), art director Tomotaka Kubo (MARY AND THE WITCH`S FLOWER) and logo designer Masashi Ichifuru (REBUILD OF EVANGELION series). PROMARE will open nationwide in Japan on May 24 through Toho Visual Entertainment and Toho`s ODS (Other Digital Stuff) distribution division. STORY Thirty years has passed since the appearance of Burnish, a race of flame-wielding mutant beings, who destroyed half of the world with fire. When a new group of aggressive mutants calling themselves “Mad Burnish” appears, the epic battle between Galo Thymos, a new member of the anti-Burnish rescue team “Burning Rescue,” and Lio Fotia, the leader of “Mad Burnish” begins.

    Image courtesy of Toho. ©TRIGGER, Kazuki Nakashima /XFLAG

    CREDITS Japanese Release Date: May 24, 2019 (Nationwide Roadshow) Running Time: 111 Minutes Cast Galo Thymos: Kenichi Matsuyama Lio Fotia: Taichi Saotome Kray Foresight: Masato Sakai Vinny: Kendo Kobayashi Deus Prometh: Arata Fufuta Aina Ardebit: Ayane Sakura Remi Puguna: Hiroyuki Yoshino Varys Truss: Tetsu Inada Lucia Fex: Mayumi Shintani Ignis Ex: Rikiya Koyama Ellis Ardebit: Ami Koshimizu Vulcan Hastus: Taiten Kusumoki Gera: Nobuyuki Hiyama Mace: Katsuyuki Konishi Biar Colossus: Ryoka Yuzuki Crew Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi Creative Director: Hiromi Wakabayashi Screenplay: Kazuki Nakashima Character Design: Shigeto Koyama Art Production: Dehogallery Art Director: Tomotaka Kubo Color Design: Yukiko Kakita 3DCG Animation Studio: Sanzigen 3D Animation Supervisor: Shimpei Ishikawa Composite Director: Shinsuke Ikeda Editor: Junichi Uematsu Music: Hiroyuki Sawano Recording Director: Yasunori Ebina Title Logo Design: Masashi Ichifuru Theme Song: “Awakening”, “Trapped in Ice” by Superfly (Warner Music Japan) Animation Production: TRIGGER Production: XFLAG Distribution: Toho Visual Entertainment ©TRIGGER, Kazuki Nakashima/XFLAG

    Image courtesy of Toho. ©TRIGGER, Kazuki Nakashima /XFLAG
    Image courtesy of Toho. ©TRIGGER, Kazuki Nakashima /XFLAG
    Image courtesy of Toho. ©TRIGGER, Kazuki Nakashima /XFLAG

    About Toho Co., Ltd.

    Founded in 1932 and headquartered in Tokyo, Toho Company, Ltd. is one of the leading entertainment conglomerates in Japan. Toho is best known worldwide as the producer of the Godzilla films, as well as most of the films by the world-renowned director, Akira Kurosawa. Besides film production, Toho also distributes Japanese films (earning the highest box office receipts for decades in Japan) as well as foreign films through its subsidiary, owns first class movie theaters throughout Japan, produces legitimate plays and musicals, and has more than 100 entertainment-related subsidiaries.

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