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‘Digimon Adventure tri.’ makes one-night-only U.S. debut in NEPA theaters on Sept. 15

‘Digimon Adventure tri.’ makes one-night-only U.S. debut in NEPA theaters on Sept. 15
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From a press release:

“Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion” has already delighted audiences across its native country of Japan. Now, this new chapter in the wildly popular anime series is set to make its U.S. premiere on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. when Fathom Events, Eleven Arts, and Toei Animation bring “Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion” to movie theaters nationwide for a special one-night event.

This exclusive event, the first Digimon English-dubbed feature to be released in the U.S. since 2000, will also feature an extended sneak peek of the English-subbed “Chapter 3” as well as additional bonus content.

Tickets for “Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion” can be purchased online now by visiting or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in nearly 400 select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network, including Cinemark 20 (40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic), Regal Dickson City Stadium 14 & IMAX (3909 Commerce Blvd., Dickson City), and Cinemark Stroud Mall (160 Stroud Mall, Stroudsburg).

It has been six years since that summer adventure when Tai (now in high school) and the rest of the “DigiDestined” crossed over to the Digital World, and nearly three years since the frenzied final battles between warring factions. With the gate to the Digital World closed, time continues to pass until the adventure “digi-volves” once again.

“We are pleased to partner for the first time with Toei Animation and again with Eleven Arts to debut the newest chapter in this highly beloved series to U.S. audiences,” said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. “Fathom Events is proud to provide anime fans the very best in entertainment from Japan right at their local movie theater.”

Eleven Arts is a Los Angeles-based film production/distribution company known for distributing high-quality Japanese films, live action and animation, to North American audiences. Eleven Arts’ major live-action titles include Japan Academy Award-winner “Memories of Tomorrow” (starring Ken Watanabe) and Oscar-nominated director Yoji Yamada’s samurai film “Love and Honor.”

Eleven Arts’ anime titles include the “Evangelion” franchise, “Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos,” the “Puella Magi Madoka Magica” franchise, “Blue Exorcist: The Movie,” “Expelled from Paradise,” “The Last: Naruto the Movie,” “Boruto: Naruto the Movie,” and “The Anthem of the Heart.”

Based in Los Angeles, Toei Animation Inc., is responsible for the program licensing of Toei-produced series to North America, Latin America, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Toei’s Los Angeles office also handles all categories of consumer product licensing based on its film and television properties within these territories.

Fathom Events is the event cinema distribution arm of AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings Inc., and Regal Entertainment Group, the three largest movie theater circuits in the U.S., and is recognized as the leading distributor of alternative content. It offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, dance, and theatre productions, such as the Bolshoi Ballet and National Theatre Live’s “Hamlet;” sporting events like FS1 Presents USA v Mexico; concerts with Roger Waters and One Direction; the TCM Presents classic film series; and faith-based events such as “The Drop Box” and “Four Blood Moons.”

Fathom Events also takes audiences behind the scenes and offers unique extras, including audience Q&As, backstage footage, and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. In addition, Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 885 locations and 1,348 screens in 181 Designated Market Areas, including all of the Top 50.