Studio Trigger’s New Anime Project ‘Promare’ Announced as Feature Length Movie for 2019 Release

12.October.2018 | ANIME&GAME

It’s been announced that Studio Trigger’s anime series Promare which is being made in collaboration with XFLAG will be released as a movie in 2019. The anime project was first announced to be in development back in summer 2017 at Anime Expo in Los Angeles.


It is being directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by Kazuki Nakashima, both of who worked on Gurren Lagann and Kill la Kill. The duo have fans excited to see their first full-length feature film.

As well as being spearheaded by these two veterans, the production team is also made up of some of Japan’s top creators. Shigeto Koyama is working as the character designer, who worked on concept designs for the Disney movie Big Hero 6. Hiroyuki Sawano is composing the music, who has composed music for all three seasons of Attack on Titan. Kubo Tomotaka is the art director, who worked on Studio Ponoc’s Mary and the Witch’s Flower. Masashi Ichifuru is creating the title logo design who worked on packaging designs for Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance. Acclaimed Japanese animation company Sanzigen is producing the 3D CG parts of the movie.


Below is the first promotional video of the anime film which dropped today on TOHO Animation’s official YouTube channel in which we get to see a closer look at what Hiroyuki Imaishi and Kazuki Nakashima have planned along with a music score by Hiroyuki Sawano.



Above is the first official visual teaser for the movie illustrated by Shigeto Koyama and designed by Masashi Ichifuru. It showcases the protagonist Galo with a city in flames behind him and the “Matoi” mechs.


Stay tuned for more information on the series in the coming months.