Otakon has announced that it will screen Studio Trigger and XFlag’s Promare anime film. The convention had previously revealed that it will host Studio Trigger staff members Hiromi Wakabayashi, Shigeto Koyama, and Hiroyuki Imaishi, who are the creative producer, character and mechanical designer, and director of Promare, respectively.
GKIDS had announced in June 2019 that it had licensed Promare for release in North America. The company will hold a premiere event for the film on September 17 and 19, 2019, and the film will then open in select theaters on September 20, 2019.
Otakon will be taking place July 26-28, 2019 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.