GKIDS and Shout! Factory to Release the Ride Your Wave Anime Film on Home Video

GKIDS and Shout! Factory have announced that they will release Masaaki Yuasa’s Ride Your Wave anime film digitally and on home video on August 4, 2020. The film will be available for digital download and on demand, as well as Blu-ray Disc/DVD combo pack and standalone DVD. The release will include a new English dub and bundle an exclusive booklet with a statement from Yuasa and art.

The English dub cast includes:

  • Joey Richter is Minato
  • Merit Leighton is Hinako
  • Sarah Williams is Yoko
  • Michael Johnston is Wasabi

Fathom Events screened the film for a one-night-only screening on February 19, 2020, and GKIDS also opened the film in select theaters on February 21, 2020. The Box Office Mojo website reported that the film earned a total of US$300,789 in its first two days. GKIDS announced its license of the film in July 2019.

Ride Your Wave opened in Japan on June 21, 2019 and ranked at #9 in its opening weekend.

Source: ANN

One comment

  1. David Boone (moonhawk81) · May 7, 2020

    I was lucky enough to catch it in the theater–it’s a great film!

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