Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Film Opens in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines

Apr 18 '17 | By Solo
Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Film Opens in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines

Southeast Asian film distributor Odex revealed on Monday that it will screen the Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry anime film in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. It did not indicate a debut date for the film.

The film will open in Japan on May 6. Hiro Mashima drew 193 pages of storyboard for the film (pictured below), and is also serving as executive producer. Mashima also drew rough sketches for the characters and the key visuals for the film, which feature Natsu half transformed into a dragon.

The tagline in the visual reads "That power … is it hope or destruction…?"

The cast includes:

Tetsuya Kakihara as Natsu Dragneel

Aya Hirano as Lucy Heartfilia

Rie Kugimiya as Happy

Yūichi Nakamura as Gray Fullbuster

Sayaka Ohara as Erza Scarlet

Satomi Satou as Wendy

Yui Horie as Charles

Makoto Furukawa as King Animus, the king of Stella kingdom.

Aoi Yūki as Sonya, an aide to King Animus

Jiro Saito as Zash Caine, the minister of state of Stella Kingdom

Tatsuma Minamikawa (episode director for Aldnoah.ZeroAttack on TitanHaganai NEXT) is directing the film at A-1 PicturesShoji Yonemura is returning from the previous two television anime series to write the script, Yuuko Yamada (chief animation director for Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the EastPersona 3 the Movie #3 Falling Down) is the character designer and chief animation director, and Yasuharu Takanashi is returning from the previous anime series and Fairy Tail Zero to compose the music. GAGA is distributing the film.

Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine had announced in May 2015 that Fairy Tail was getting a second anime film.

The manga follows the adventures of world's most notorious mage guild, Fairy Tail. The manga already inspired two television animeseveral previous original video anime projects, and spinoff manga. The franchise's first anime filmFairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestessopened in Japan on August 18, 2012.

The television anime series also revealed in March 2016 that a new project is in the works.

The original manga series is available throughout Southeast Asia in multiple languages, published by different publishers in each country. Animax Asia broadcasts the Fairy Tail anime throughout multiple Southeast Asian territories.


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