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Academy-submitted Summer Wars Gets Theatrical Dates

In case you haven’t heard yet, Funimation recently teamed up with NYC-based distributor GKIDS to submit Summer Wars for consideration by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Yep, that means Mamoru Hosoda’s film is going to be trying for some Oscar magic in the Animated Feature Film category, and with it comes a fresh slew of theatrical dates. The submitted version of the film features the English dub track, and will begin its initial run across US theaters in New York’s IFC Center on November 20.

Beyond that, we have the starter dates and cities in which you’ll be getting the opportunity to view Summer Wars below:

Dec 3-8 Chicago,IL-  Siskel Film Center
Dec 10-16 Los Angeles, CA – AMC Covina 30
Dec 24-30  San Francisco, CA- Landmark Bridge Theater
Dec 29-Jan 4 New York, NY- IFC Center
Jan 5-12  Boston, MA- Museum of Fine Arts
Jan 7-13 Denver, CO- Starz Film Center
Jan 7-13  Santa Fe, NM- CCA Cinematheque
Jan 14-20 Los Angeles, CA- Laemmle Sunset
Jan 21-27  Philadelphia, PA- Landmark Ritz at the Bourse
Jan 23-Feb 3 Honolulu, HI- Academy of Arts
Jan 28-Feb 3 Seattle, WA- Landmark Varsity

More dates will be announced in the future, and the film hits DVD and Blu-ray in February 2011.