Eleven Arts Acquires SHIROBAKO The Movie North American Rights

ELEVEN ARTS announced that it has acquired the North American rights to SHIROBAKO The Movie. The sequel film was released on February 29, 2020 in Japanese theaters. 

P.A. Works is in charge of the animation production with Tsutomu Mizushima as the director, Michiko Yokote as the series composer, Shiroh Hamaguchi as the music composer, Kanami Sekiguchi as the character designer, and Ponkan8 as the original character designer.

The cast reprised their roles from the anime series, which includes: Juri Kimura as Aoi, Hakura Yoshimura as Ema, Haruka Chisuga as Shizuka, Hitomi Owada as Midori, Takano Asami as Misa, and Ayane Sakura as Miyai. 

ELEVEN ARTS describes the series as: 

Four years after the events of SHIROBAKO the series, Musashino Animation has gone through unprecedented changes and things are looking bleak for the studio. One day, Aoi Miyamori is offered a role managing a new theatrical animation project. With only a few months left before the deadline, can MusAni complete the project in its current state? It’s up to Aoi to work alongside both familiar faces and new to finish the project in time!

An extended trailer will be released on November 20 at 5:00 PM PST during ELEVEN ARTS Industry Panel at Anime NYC Online. 

Source: press release

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