SHIROBAKO The Movie's North American Theatrical Date Set!

If, like many of us, you've been holding out for the continuation of the SHIROBAKO TV anime on the big screen, you can now mark your calendar with confidence. SHIROBAKO The Movie is coming to theaters in North America, and Eleven Arts officially has it lined up for an August 10 premiere.

Tickets are going on sale via Fathom Events soon, and you can stay on top of updates via Eleven Arts' Twitter and Facebook pages. If you haven't had a chance to check any of the previews out yet, here's one of the first English trailers from December:



And the poster with the North American release date:

More on SHIROBAKO The Movie:

Director: Tsutomu Mizushima 
Screenplay: Michiko Yokote
Original Character Design: Ponkan8
Chief Animation Director: Kanami Sekiguchi
Main Cast: Juri Kimura as Aoi Miyamori, Hakura Yoshimura as Ema Yasuhara, Haruka Chisuga as Shizuka Sakaki, Hitomi Ohwada as Midori Imai, Takano Asami as Misa Todo, Ayane Sakura as Kaede Miyai


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! 

Source: Press release