GKIDS has announced that it has licensed Studio Trigger and XFlag’s original anime film Promare for North America. It will hold a premiere event for the film on September 17 and 19, 2019, and will open in select theaters on September 20, 2019.
GKIDS describes the film as:
Thirty years has passed since the appearance of Burnish, a race of flame-wielding mutant beings, who destroyed half of the world with fire. When a new group of aggressive mutants calling themselves “Mad Burnish” appears, the epic battle between Galo Thymos, a new member of the anti-Burnish rescue team “Burning Rescue,” and Lio Fotia, the leader of “Mad Burnish” begins.
The film opened in Japan on May 24, 2019 in 200 theaters, and ranked at #8 in its opening weekend. The film has so far earned a cumulative total of 357,531,500 yen (about US$3.29 million) as of June 9, 2019.