Eleven Arts has announced that it will hold theatrical screenings in the United States for Nippon Animation’s two-film anime adaptation of Waki Yamato’s Haikara-san ga Tooru manga. It will release the films with the title Haikara-San: Here Comes Miss Modern. The company will start screening Haikara-San: Here Comes Miss Modern Part 1 (Gekijōban Haikara-san ga Tōru Zenpen – Benio, Hana no 17-sai), the first film, on June 8, 2018. The screenings will be in Japanese with English subtitles.
Eleven Arts’ website for the anime currently lists a June 8, 2018 screening for Bloomfield, Illinois, a June 10, 2018 screening for Larkspur, California, and a June 17, 2018 screening for San Francisco.
Kazuhiro Furuhashi directed the first film in the series, which opened in Japan in November 2017. Toshiaki Kidokoro is replacing the previously announced Mitsuko Kase as the director of the second film, Gekijōban Haikara-san ga Tōru Kōhen – Hana no Tōkyō Dai Roman, which opens in Japanese theaters in Fall 2018. The film was originally scheduled to open in Spring 2018.