HOUSTON, TX, July 5, 2018 – Sentai Filmworks announced today that has acquired the exclusive distribution rights to Revue Starlight, produced by Kinema Citrus (MADE IN ABYSS), for USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands as well as Latin American countries and other select territories.
After receiving a mysterious invitation to audition for a coveted spot with, Starlight, a popular musical revue troupe, star-struck contestants begin honing their talents and competing against each other for a chance of a lifetime. Among the hopefuls are childhood friends, Karen and Hikari, who once promised each other that they would take the stage together. With each contender working tirelessly hard to win, it’s the girls’ passionate dedication to their lifelong dream that’ll truly transform their performances as the curtains rise.
Tomohiro Furukawa (Angel Beats, Infinite Stratos) will direct the series with Hiroyuki Saita (Flip Flappers, Haikyu!!) as the lead character designer and Tatsuto Higuchi (Inuyasha, Hanasaku Iroha - Blossoms for Tomorrow) in charge of the series composition.
The series will soon be available to stream on select digital outlets with a home video release to follow.
About Sentai Filmworks, LLC
Sentai Filmworks is a leading global supplier of anime and official anime merchandise, distributing, and curating one of the industry’s most diverse libraries of top trending and classic titles. Offering thousands of hours of content across both traditional and digital platforms, Sentai is dedicated to bringing captivating stories and iconic characters directly from Japan. With hit series that include MADE IN ABYSS, Land of the Lustrous, Big O, and Akame ga Kill!, Sentai’s catalog continues to grow with new favorites like Sword Oratoria: Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side, Princess Principal, and FLIP FLAPPERS, as well as classic anime series such as Legend of the Galactic Heroes. For more information, visit www.sentaifilmworks.com.