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BL Film Dōkyūsei To Get Limited U.S. Theatrical Release

Dōkyūsei (Classmates), the theatrical anime adaptation of the boys’ love manga by Asumiko Nakamura that debuted in Japan this February will get a limited theatrical release in the U.S. courtesy Aniplex starting May 6.

Dōkyūsei will hit 20 American cities starting May 6, with screenings sprinkled throughout the week. The limited release follows a similar pattern to other recent theatrical anime screenings like those for Love Live! The School Idol Movie and Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’.

For a full list of theaters and dates, click here.

The film, which was directed by Shoko Nakamura, chronicles the romance between Sajo and Kusakabe, two classmates at an all-boys high school in Tokyo. In our review of the film a few weeks ago, we praised its pace, animation and soundtrack. You can read our full review here.

Source: ANN

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.