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GKIDS and Shout! Factory Announce ‘Promare’ Digital Release

Studio Trigger’s hit anime feature, coming to digital May 5; Blu-Ray and DVD coming May 19.

LOS ANGELES – After a successful North American theatrical run, the 2019 anime feature, Promare, makes its way into your home on May 5 with the digital download and On Demand release from GKIDS and Shout! Factory. Blu-ray + DVD combo pack and standalone DVD follow on May 19

Fans who pre-order the Blu-ray + DVD combo pack from Shout! Factory will receive an exclusive, limited-edition 18”x 24” lithograph, while supplies last. There will also be a SteelBook edition of the Blu-ray available exclusively at Best Buy, to be released on May 19.

The first feature-length film from the studio Trigger, creators of KILL la KILL, Little Witch Academia and the upcoming B.N.A., and director Hiroyuki Imaishi (GURREN LAGANN), Promare is an action-adventure to stir the soul.

Thirty years have passed since the appearance of the 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.

Promare’s all-star English dub voice cast includes Billy Kametz (Neon Genesis Evangelion Series), Johnny Yong Bosch (Bleach, Akira, Might Morphin Power Rangers), Crispin Freeman (Mirai), and Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld (Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh!).

Bonus Features Include:

  • Interview with director Hiroyuki Imaishi
  • Round table with Studio Trigger
  • Side: Galo and Side: Lio short films with English dub
  • Trailers

Source: Shout! Factory

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