Anime movies screening starts on August 19.
JPLEX has announced that it will show three (3) anime movies in Singapore cinemas starting August 19.
The movies, namely Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, Detective Conan: Quarter of Silence, and Sokyuu no Fafner: Heaven and Earth, will be shown in Singapore theaters starting August 19.
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos (Fullmetal Alchemist: Milos no Sei-Naru Hoshi) is a story about Edward Elric, together with his brother Alphonse Elric, as they persue Melvin Voyager, a fugitive who has escaped the Central Amestris Prison, but the brothers has encountered mysterious group named “Black Bats” which attacked the train going to Amestris. Melvin who appeared before them once again… And a young girl whom they found among a group of escaping illegal immigrants, called Julia Crichton. A tragically-fated girl who was born out of this land formerly called “Milos”.
The latest Fullmetal Alchemist movie, which follows a completely different storyline from the first and second FMA series, premiered in theaters in Japan last July, and was also screened in France at the same day during Japan Expo.
Detective Conan: Quarter of Silence begins with a threat against the Tokyo governor, but Conan’s quick thinking prevents any fatalities when a subway tunnel is blown up. Conan learns there may be a connection to a village that was relocated for the construction of a dam, and he races to stop the criminal before the next attack. (Synopsis by MyAnimeList.net)
This is the 15th movie adaptation of the popular manga series, created by Gosho Aoyama, and it premiered in theaters in Japan last April.
Sokyuu no Fafner: Heaven and Earth is set in the Year 2148. Two years after the battle “Operation Sokyuu”, which sought to protect mankind from the alien threat “Festums”, has left Kazuki nearly blind and incapacitated. The youths and inhabitants of Tatsumiya Jima have recovered and continue to live their everyday lives in the newfound peace. Soushi has made a promise to Kazuki though he ceased to exist, he shall return to Tatsumiya Jima in a time to come. But one day, a ship was launched towards Tatsumiya Jima. A youth slumbers within. He claims to be sent by Soushi. With the arrival of the youth, war breaks out once again between humans and the Festums. Humanity’s fate now hangs in the balance.
This feature film is a sequel of the anime series Fafner, and it premiered in theaters in Japan on December 2010.
JPLEX is an entertainment platform, based in Singapore, that has been created towards delivering the latest and hottest Japanese entertainment Intelectual Properties to the Asian audience.
JPEX is a subsiditary of the Singapore-based marketing agency Sozo which, alongside with Japanese ad agency Dentsu, organizes the annual Anime Festival Asia convention.
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