FUNimation announced at its industry panel at Sakura-Con today that it has licensed both the Assassination the Movie: 365 Days’ Time and Garo: Divine Flame films.
FUNimation plans to release Assassination the Movie: 365 Days’ Time on July 3rd. The film is a compilation of events that happened during the television series but adds the class reunion scene from the manga that takes place seven years later.
Garo: Divine Flame is also planned for 2018, but has no release date as of yet. The film is a sequel set four years after the events of the Garo the Animation television series.
Tohokushinsha Film Corp. describes the series:
León, who has succeeded the name of Golden Knight “GARO” devotes himself to train a young Makai Knight for the next generation, together with Prince Alfonso of the Valiante Kingdom. Then, they receive an order to exterminate the most beautiful Horror in the world which resides in a neighboring country “Vazelia”.
At the same time, a young Makai Knight for the next generation is kidnapped by an unknown person. León desperately follows them, only to find that he is surrounded by his enemies at a dead end. Then, a Makai Knight Dario who was supposed to be missing for some time suddenly appears and rescues him. Under his guidance, León is led to the town where he meets up a totally unexpected person!
Director Yuichiro Hayashi, writer Yasuko Kobayashi, and Studio MAPPA will all return after working on the original series.