GKIDS and Shout! Factory have announced that they will release the Okko’s Inn (Waka Okami wa Shōgakusei!) anime film on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on July 2, 2019. The film will also launch for digital download on the same day.
GKIDS and Fathom Events held United States screenings of the anime film on April 22-23, 2019. Screenings on April 22, 2019 had the English dub, while screenings on April 23, 2019 featured Japanese with English subtitles. The New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) screened the world premiere of the film’s English dub on February 23, 2019, with another screening on March 10, 2019.
Canadian theater chain Cineplex and Landmark Cinemas are listing that they will screen the film in Canada in May 2019. Screenings on May 4, 2019 will be English-dubbed, while screenings on May 6, 2019 will be in Japanese with English subtitles.
The film opened in Japanese theaters in September 2018, and is based on writer Hiroko Reijō and artist Asami’s juvenile literature series.