FLOWER MOUND, Texas, Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Funimation® Entertainment announced today the North American theatrical dates for the release of “PSYCHO-PASS: The Movie.” This climactic feature film is based on the 33-episode, hit TV series of the same name and marks the return of renowned script writer Gen Urobuchi, who wrote the original story for the first season of the anime series. “PSYCHO-PASS: The Movie” will screen in more than over 100 theaters across the United States and Canada on March 15 and 16, 2016. Advance tickets for the movie will be available for purchase beginning February 18 at funimationfilms.com/psychopass.
Following its serial run since 2012, director Shiotani Naoyoshi‘s latest feature-length installment of Production I.G.’s action packed sci-fi anime, Psycho Pass is making its theatrical run as of January 9 courtesy of Toho. Funimation currently has the rights while North American audiences await a release date, but those familiar with the franchise may enjoy what the film has to offer from Urobuchi Gem’s screenplay with Fukami Makoto.
The year is 2112. Rookie inspector Akane Tsunemori and enforcer Shinya Kogami cross paths with one man. That man, Shogo Makishima, turns out to be the mastermind of a past case and Kogami’s target for revenge.
When Makishima goes on to shake the foundations of a peacekeeping system, he poses the question about where justice exists. In time, Kogami takes justice into his own hands against Makishima before he goes into hiding…
In the year 2116, the government of Japan begins exporting the Sibyl System and unmanned robot drones to conflict areas in an attempt to spread its system to all corners of the globe. SEAUn — the Southeast Asia Union — decides to test the Sibyl System, and with it the floating city of Shambhalafloat achieves fleeting peace and security.
However, shortly thereafter, terrorists from SEAUn enter Japanese soil…
With the involvement of one man, the terrorists attempt to sneak through the Sibyl System and launch an attack against the system’s brain. Akane Tsunemori of the Criminal Investigation Division sets off to investigate Shambhalafloat.
The truth of the justice brought down on a new land is revealed…
Promotion for the film began back in November last year, but you can watch its latest trailer in the player below.
H/T: Sci-Fi Japan