GKIDS Confirms the U.S. Theatrical Release of the Perfect Blue Anime Film

GKIDS has confirmed that it has acquired the theatrical distribution rights for Satoshi Kon’s Perfect Blue film and will screen it in about 500 theaters in the United States in collaboration with Fathom Events. Screenings in Japanese with English subtitles will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 and screenings with the English dub will be held on Monday, September 10, 2018.

GKIDS did not confirm in its press release whether or not it has the home video rights to the film.

Kon based his Perfect Blue anime film on Yoshikazu Takeuchi’s Perfect Blue: Complete Metamorphosis novel.

Source: ANN

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