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GKids to Release Momo e no Tegami (A Letter to Momo) in U.S. Theaters

by ap19
Apr 21, 2012 7:39 PM | 12 Comments
According to, the U.S. theatrical release of Momo e no Tegami was announced at the opening of the movie on April 21st. The movie will be distributed by GKIDS, and is planned to be released towards the end of 2012. The movie is also planned to be considered for nomination as the Best Animated Feature at the 85th Annual Academy Awards.

GKIDS is a U.S. film distributor company that has a solid reputation for its successful track record of securing various Best Animated Feature Oscar nominations, as well as securing Japanese titles ranging from Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind to Summer Wars.

Momo e no Tegami has already been well-received worldwide at various film festivals including the 15th New York International Children's Film Festival, the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, and the 27th Warsaw International Film Festival. The movie has also been awarded the Platinum Grand Prize at the Future Film Festival of 2012. Momo e no Tegami will also be released in Korea during the summer, as well as China and Taiwan within 2012.

Sources: Momo e no Tegami official facebook, (Japanese), Future Film Festival official webpage

12 Comments Recent Comments

Really cant wait to see because it looks interesting :3

Apr 23, 2012 12:24 PM by Denmark-Chan

Any animu in theaters here is exciting really~~♥

Apr 23, 2012 8:20 AM by Fishcaek-Chan

And once again Europe gets fucked.

Apr 23, 2012 7:49 AM by holypoop

don't think i'm even gonna watch it

Apr 22, 2012 9:45 PM by Mr_Gutts

I have heard of this! :D This is great news!

Apr 22, 2012 10:48 AM by KayChan4U

T______T They are so lucky!

Apr 22, 2012 6:39 AM by Kurini

Why don't I live in the US??
It will be subbed, not dubbed, right?

Apr 22, 2012 3:14 AM by Kurimu-chan

Good to know, though I won't profit from the screenings in the U.S. But I'm definitely looking forward to it more now :)

Apr 21, 2012 11:31 PM by Pullman

The movie is also planned to be considered for nomination as the Best Animated Feature at the 85th Annual Academy Awards.

Whoa nice! I knew it looked good but this is super! I'm assuming it'll be Animation but I guess if the story is good enough it could land under Foreign Film... or both!

Apr 21, 2012 10:18 PM by Detective

I was lucky enough to see a screening of this a couple months back. It's really good. Look forward to this.

Apr 21, 2012 7:54 PM by peix

Oh, wow, that good, huh? I can't wait. ^^=

Apr 21, 2012 7:45 PM by Forest-kun

Sounds interestinng. It seems like it's being recieved well by the viewers.I want to watch it now :3

Apr 21, 2012 7:45 PM by KinkyMegane

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