ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio announced that Mari Okada’s Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms anime film will be coming to Canadian Cineplex theaters in addition to theaters in the United States. The film will release in Canadian Cineplex theaters on July 20, which is the same day that it will also release in the United States. The film is slated to be presented with Japanese audio and English subtitles. 

ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio describes the film and director Mari Okada as follows:

A renowned screenwriter, Maquia marks the directorial debut for Okada, diving into the dilemmas of motherhood, adolescence, femininity, and leadership. Okada wraps all these poignant themes into a sweeping epic with well-developed characters, emotional gravitas, stunning visuals, and an exhilarating score by composer Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell). The film premieres in Canada as an official competitor at the 2018 Fantasia Film Festival.

For more information about Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, please visit the official website at the following link: https://www.elevenarts.net/animedistrbution/maquia

A key visual for the film has also been released which you can view below!


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