Date A Bullet 1st Anime Film Opens in Hong Kong on September 24

Date A Bullet 1st Anime Film Opens in Hong Kong on September 24 Best Manga, Free Manga, Read Manga Online, Manhua, Manhwa

Hong Kong film distributor Neofilms announced last week that it will screen Date A Bullet: Dead or Bullet, the first film in the two-part theatrical anime adaptation of Yuichiro Higashide‘s Date A Live Fragment: Date A Bullet spinoff novels. The film will open in Hong Kong on September 24. Neofilms did not reveal if it has also licensed Date A Bullet: Nightmare or Queen, the second film.

Date A Bullet: Dead or Bullet opened theatrically in Japan on August 14. Date A Bullet: Nightmare or Queen will open in Japan on November 13.

Go Sakabe (Date A Live, Digimon Adventure tri.) is composing the instrumental song “Infermata” as the opening theme for the project. Luiza is performing the ending theme song “Only wish” for Date A Bullet: Dead or Bullet, and Sakabe is also composing and arranging the song.

The theatrical anime’s cast includes:

Jun Nakagawa (episode director for Killing Bites, Saki Episode of Side A) is directing the anime at Geek Toys (Plunderer, RErideD). Novel author Higashide (School-Live!, Fate/Apocrypha) is writing the script, and Naoto Nakamura (High School Fleet) is designing the characters. NOCO is credited with the original character designs.

Kadokawa published the first Date A Live Fragment: Date A Bullet novel volume in March 2017, and Kadokawa shipped the sixth volume on March 19. NOCO illustrates the novels.

Koushi Tachibana launched the main Date A Live light novel series in March 2011 with illustrations by Tsunako. Kadokawa‘s Fantasia Bunko imprint published the 22nd and final volume of the novels on March 19. The series has 6 million copies in print worldwide.

The first season of the Date A Live television anime adaptation aired 12 episodes and premiered in 2013. The second season aired 10 episodes and premiered in 2014. The Gekijōban Date A Live: Mayuri Judgment anime film opened in Japan in August 2015. The third season premiered in January 2019 and aired for 12 episodes. A fourth season is in the works.

Source: Neofilms’ Facebook page

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