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Crunchyroll, Fathom Events Bringing ‘Saga of Tanya the Evil - the Movie -’ to U.S. Theaters

Anime feature directed by Yutaka Uemura continues the misadventures Tanya Degurechaff in a brand-new story arc in a special one-night movie event on May 16.

Popular anime brand Crunchyroll and Fathom Events have unveiled the next Crunchyroll Movie Night with the U.S. theatrical premiere of Saga of Tanya the Evil - the Movie -.

The U.S. theatrical debut will offer fans an exclusive interview with the film’s director, Yutaka Uemura, giving fans a behind the scenes look at the drama and inspiration for this brand new story arc.

Saga of Tanya the Evil - the Movie - will premiere across more than 500 participating cinemas nationwide on Thursday, May 16 at 7:30 PM local time. Starting today, fans can purchase tickets at

Saga of Tanya the Evil - the Movie - was initially released in Japan to critical acclaim earlier this year. The epic film follows the life of Tanya Degurechaff as she continues her misadventures, avoiding death and being sent to hell, while battling the forces of the Republic Army. The film is a direct sequel to the anime series Saga of Tanya the Evil, which was inspired by the light novel of the same name.

Previously, Crunchyroll Movie Night and Fathom Events worked together to bring the Mob Psycho 100 II theatrical premiere and the Yuri!!! on ICE marathon event to the Crunchyroll community across the country.

Here’s the official synopsis, and you can check out the trailer below:

The time is UC 1926. The Imperial Army’s 203rd Air Mage Battalion led by Major Tanya Degurechaff has won the battle to the south against the Republic’s stragglers. They expected to be given a vacation after returning victorious, but instead receive special orders from Staff HQ as soon as they get home. They are told that there were signs of a large-scale deployment near the Empire-Federation border.

Faced with the prospect of a new major enemy, the desperate Empire fans the flame of war.

Meanwhile, an international volunteer army spearheaded by the Commonwealth set foot in Federation territory. As they say, the enemy of an enemy is your friend. They suffer through misfortune purely out of national interest, and among them is a young girl.

She is Warrant Officer Mary Sue, and she takes up arms hoping to bring the Empire, who killed her father, to justice.

Source: Crunchyroll