What You Need to Know:
- The wonderful team over at GKIDS have announced that they're working closely with Gallery Nucleus, the prestigious Los Angeles-based gallery focused on illustration and animation-related artworks, to bring you a public exhibition that highlights artwork from critically-acclaimed director and Studio Chizu founder Mamoru Hosoda's filmography, including exclusive production artwork from the director's upcoming feature MIRAI.
- Attendees will be able to view production artwork, storyboards, and other materials from his feature films, as well as purchase items from the Studio Chizu pop-up shop, and attendees of the opening reception will receive free posters while supplies last. The exhibit will be on display at Gallery Nucleus from Saturday, November 24 to Sunday, December 2. The gallery is located at 210 Main Street in the Alhambra neighborhood, and offers all-ages free admission without RSVP.
- Featuring the voices of John Cho (Star Trek, Searching), Rebecca Hall (The Town, Christine), and Daniel Dae Kim ("LOST", Hawaii Five-0", "The Good Doctor", 3AD Media), GKIDS will theatrically release the film in New York and Los Angeles on November 30. GKIDS has additionally partnered with Fathom Events to bring MIRAI to U.S. theaters nationwide for special event screenings later this year starting on November 29.
Source: Official Press Release
When four-year-old Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down. Named Mirai (meaning "future"), the baby quickly wins the hearts of Kun's entire family. As his mother returns to work, and his father struggles to run the household, Kun becomes increasingly jealous of baby Mirai... until one day he storms off into the garden, where he encounters strange guests from the past and future - including his sister Mirai, as a teenager. Together, Kun and teenage Mirai go on a journey through time and space, uncovering their family's incredible story. But why did Mirai come from the future?