Headline news for December 28, 2023

To commemorate the release of the movie '

BLOODY ESCAPE' from Friday, January 5, 2024, a food and beverage collaboration named after the film will be held.

From January 5th, T.Joy theaters will be selling ``BLOODY ESCAPE,'' an original drink that mixes hot coffee and non-alcoholic sangria. The price is 650 yen including tax, and a limited original coaster (3 types in total, randomly distributed) will be included on a first-come, first-served basis.

In addition, Shinjuku's dining bar 'Mysterious Shinjuku Branch' will feature a total of 6 collaboration menus: 2 types of drinks, 3 types of food, and 1 type of dessert. The sale will be from January 5th to February 5th (Monday).

In addition, it has been decided that a teach-in screening will be held with director Goro Taniguchi on stage. The schedule is after the 10:50 screening on January 8th (Monday) at T. Joy Umeda, after the 2:15pm screening on January 8th at Midland Square Cinema 2, and on Saturday, January 13th at Kawasaki Cinecitta. After the 14:20 screening. At Kawasaki Cinecitta, in addition to director Taniguchi, Hiroyuki Hashimoto, director of the TV anime 'Estalife Great Escape' related to this work, Shuzo Shioda, CEO of Polygon Pictures, and Yasushi Nagura, sound director of Polygon Pictures, were on stage. Producer Ryosuke Uemura will serve as the moderator.

Movie 'BLOODY ESCAPE -Hell's Escape-' Trailer / Released on Friday, January 5, 2024 - YouTube

©2024 BLOODY ESCAPE製作委員会

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◆Network (memos, etc.)
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◆Science (science, academics, technology)
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◆Society/Politics/Economy (incidents, world news, business)

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◆Lifestyle (life, life, health)
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◆IT/gadgets (net/software/hardware/mobile)
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◆Anime/Games/Manga (Subculture)
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◆Sports/Entertainment/Music/Movies (Entertainment)
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◆New products (clothing, food, housing)
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