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Promare (2019)



Critic Consensus: Visually dazzling and narratively exhilarating, Promare is a colorful thrill ride that should entertain adult anime enthusiasts as well as the teens in its target audience.

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The first feature-length film from the acclaimed studio TRIGGER, creators of the hit series KILL la KILL and Little Witch Academia, and director Hiroyuki Imaishi (GURREN LAGANN, KILL la KILL), Promare uses a bold cel-shaded visual style to tell a blistering action-adventure story, and is the spiritual successor to many of director Imaishi's former works. Thirty years have passed since the appearance of the Burnish, a race of flame-wielding mutant beings, who destroyed half of the world with fire. When a new group of aggressive mutants calling themselves Mad Burnish appears, the epic battle between Galo Thymos, a new member of the anti-Burnish rescue team Burning Rescue, and Lio Fotia, the leader of Mad Burnish begins.

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Billy Kametz
as Galo Thymos
Crispin Freeman
as Kray Foresight
Neil Kaplan
as Vulcan Haestus
Erica Lindbeck
as Heris Ardebit
Kari Wahlgren
as Lucia Fex
Steve Blum
as Ignis Ex
Mike Pollock
as Deus Prometh
John Bentley
as Varys Truss
Billy Bob Thompson
as Remi Puguna
Melissa Fahn
as Biar Colossus
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Critic Reviews for Promare

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (8)

As delightful as it is demented.

November 25, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The film is nearly two hours long and passes in what feels like 45 seconds. It is wildly entertaining and blaringly ridiculous, and I want to watch it every night for a week.

November 1, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

For fans, this is everything [Hiroyuki] Imaishi maniacs can ask for: a gonzo DayGlo adventure that will never let up and never leave you bored.

October 24, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

While the overall tone is pitched to a teen demographic, the creative energy and the execution on display is consistently engaging.

September 20, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

"Promare" checks all the conventional anime boxes - post-apocalyptic setting, mecha suits and plenty of fan service - but it's still an exciting watch.

September 19, 2019 | Full Review…

After seeing every leaf on every bush in so many features, it's fun to sit back and enjoy a film that pushes its look and palette beyond mere reality to create a fantasy world that could exist only in animation.

September 19, 2019 | Full Review…

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