Sentai Filmworks and Kadokawa Pictures announced the US release dates for the first of two MADE IN ABYSS compilation films, titled Journey’s Dawn. The English subtitled version will screen on March 20th (Thursday), with the English Dub screening on March 25th (Monday). Fathom Events’ website indicates ticket sales will go live on February 15th.
A US premiere screening is set to take place on March 15th at L.A. LIVE, featuring a slate of guests, including director Masayuki Kojima, composer Kevin Penkin, music producer Hiromitsu Iijima and producer Shimpei Yamashita.
The compilation film will also feature 10 minutes of new content.
Journey’s Dawn is described as:
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 name Reg. Together, they will discover if they have what it takes to survive where so many others have perished.
Made in Abyss TV anime adaptation began simulcasting on July 7th, 2017. The manga series is written by Akihito Tsukushi, serialized online since 2012.
via: Press Release