Godzilla Minus One, the most recent installment in Toho’s long-running mega-monster franchise and the Tokyo Worldwide Movie Competition’s closing title, has locked down distribution within the U.Ok. and Eire. Glasgow-based distributor Anime Ltd. has picked up the motion film for a Dec. 15 launch.
Anime Ltd. plans to open the movie at 200 to 250 areas, which makes it the corporate’s greatest live-action launch to this point. This 12 months marks the seventieth anniversary of the Godzilla franchise and Godzilla Minus One is the primary absolutely Japanese-made movie within the sequence since 2016.
Godzilla Minus One is written and directed by famous CG animator and VFX artist Takashi Yamazaki (Lupin III: The First, The Nice Conflict of Archimedes). The movie stars Ryunosuke Kamiki, Minami Hamabe, Yuki Yamada, Munetaka Aoki, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Sakura Ando, and Kuranosuke Sasaki. The movie is definitely Yamazaki’s third on-screen depiction of Godzilla, following his earlier use of the character with CG imagery in At all times: Sundown on Third Road 2 (2007) and Seibu-en’s Godzilla the Journey (2021). The brand new movie is a interval Godzilla pic, set within the early years after World Conflict 2.
Toho’s official story abstract for the movie reads: “After the battle, Japan’s financial state has been diminished to zero. Godzilla seems and plunges the nation right into a unfavourable state.”
Godzilla Minus One held its world premiere in Japan on Oct.18 and can open theatrically within the nation on Nov. 3. Toho Worldwide will even launch the movie in North America on Nov. 1. It’s the thirty seventh title within the Godzilla franchise.
Anime Ltd. is finest often known as a distributor of Japanese anime, having not too long ago dealt with the U.Ok. and Eire launch of hit titles within the style like One Piece Movie: Crimson and The First Slam Dunk.