For all the high schoolers that are involved in various bands, there doesn’t seem to be enough movies about these students. This seems to be the one part of education that translates seamlessly around the globe. Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day arrives right before kids are ready to load up the bus and head to band camp this summer. The Japanese animated film is about the student mentoring the new kids with their instrumental ambitions. The movie arrives in June. Here’s the press release from Shout! Factory:
SHOUT! FACTORY AND ELEVEN ARTS PRESENT SOUND! EUPHONIUM: THE MOVIE – OUR PROMISE: A BRAND NEW DAY
ON DIGITAL DOWNLOAD MAY 19, 2020
ON BLU-RAY™ + DVD COMBO PACK JUNE 2, 2020
“Sound! Euphonium plays all the right notes in just the right order.” – Richard Whittaker, Austin Chronicle
Los Angeles, CA – Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day will be released on digital download and On Demand on May 19, 2020 and on Blu-ray™ + DVD combo pack on June 6, 2020 from Eleven Arts and Shout! Factory. Sound! Euphonium: The Movie comes from Kyoto Animation, the critically acclaimed studio behind A Silent Voice: The Movie, Liz and the Blue Bird, and Violet Evergarden.
Bonus features include interviews with the English voice cast, featuring the talent of Christian La Monte (Shuichi Tsukamoto, director of English dub), Laura Post (Reina Kousaka) and Xanthe Huynh (Satsuki Suzuki).
The next piece begins! Kumiko is now in her second year at Kitauji High School, and with a new year comes new problems. As if making it to Nationals wasn’t hard enough, Kumiko is tasked with mentoring the concert band’s troublesome first years – each with their own distinct personality and problems to solve. With Kumiko busy juggling both the concert band and her new role as senpai, how does her relationship with Shuichi fit into the picture?
Sound! Euphonium is a popular franchise, starting as a series of YA novels and adapted into a manga and an anime series that ran for two seasons. Picking up where the series left off, Our Promise: A Brand New Day is a must-see new film for all fans of the Kitauji High School Concert Band!
· Interviews with the English Voice Cast
About ELEVEN ARTS
Eleven Arts is a Los Angeles-based distribution company known for bringing acclaimed anime films to North America. Eleven Arts’ anime titles most recently include A Silent Voice, Millennium Actress, Penguin Highway, Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms, Laughing Under The Clouds: Gaiden, Liz and the Blue Bird, Penguin Highway, The Wonderland, and Sound! Euphonium: Our Promise A Brand New Day.
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
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