The anime film “The Deer King” will soon premiere in cinemas
It looks like The Deer King will premiere in cinemas soon. Now we will finally find out how Masashi Ando does as a director for his own anime film. Instead of “just” being the key animator, that is.
Masashi Andos for the first time Helming!
The Deer King will soon debut in American cinemas. However, the exact date depends on which version of the anime movie you want to watch. The anime film premieres all over the country July 15, 2022 at selected cinemas. However, Fathom Fan Preview starts 2 days early July 13, 2022 in the original Japanese sound with English subtitles. If you want to see the anime movie in English dub though, you have to wait a day later July 14, 2022 before. However, you do not have to worry about missing out on the Fathom Fan Preview views, as the official view is only a day or 2 later.
You can buy tickets for The Deer King now at Fathom Events. Alternatively, you can also buy tickets on the anime film’s official website. Wherever you buy tickets, this seems like an anime movie that will be worth the money.
The Deer King: Details
The Deer King is the anime film adaptation of the fantasy novel series of the same name by Nahoko Uehashi (Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit, Erin). Production IG (The Eden of the East, Ghost in the shell, Fena: Pirate Princess) is the animation studio behind. Masashi Ando (Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Your name) and Masayuki Miyaji are the directors of this anime film, with Taku Kishimoto writing. Harumi Fuuki composes the music for this anime film. Finally, GKIDS is licensing this anime film for its NA release.
As for what The Deer King is about? Well, GKIDS has an official synopsis for this anime movie. Check it out below:
“In the wake of a brutal war, the former soldier Van is struggling in a mine controlled by the ruling empire. One day, his lonely life is turned upside down when a herd of wild dogs carries a deadly and incurable disease attack, leaving only Van and a young girl named Yuna as survivors. Finally free, the couple seeks a simple life in the countryside, but is pursued by malicious forces. Willing to protect Yuna at all costs, Van must uncover the true cause of the plague that is ravaging the kingdom – and its possible cure.
The Deer king is a sweeping fantasy epic that marks the directorial debut of Masashi Ando, whose work on landmark films such as Spirited Away, Paprika, and Your name. helped shape the world of modern animation. “
Source: Fathom Events, thedeerking.com