During the ongoing Anime Expo 2019 event in Los Angeles, California, Made in Abyss fans have reason to celebrate. This is because Kadokawa dropped not one, but two new key visuals for the upcoming Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul film. They also released a brand new trailer as well:
During the Sentai Film Works panel at the event, they revealed that they will be distributing the film out west. They also released a synopsis for the story as well:
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Dawn of the Deep Soul continues the epic adventure of plucky Riko and Reg who are joined by their new friend Nanachi. Together they descend into the Abyss’ treacherous fifth layer, the Sea of Corpses, and encounter the mysterious Bondrewd, a legendary White Whistle whose shadow looms over Nanachi’s troubled past. Bondrewd is ingratiatingly hospitable, but the brave adventurers know things are not always as they seem in the enigmatic Abyss…
The film will be released in Japan on 17 January 2019. Mariya Ise will be reprising her role as Reg, while Miyu Tomita is also returning as Riku. Shiori Izawa is also reprising her role as Nanashi in the film, and they round out the three main characters, Meanwhile, Inori Minase is joining the cast as Prushka (seen in the first visual with Riku), while Toshiyuki Morikawa will return as Bondrewd. Kinema Citrus will once again animate the film, while Masayuki Kojima is directing it.
source: Made in Abyss official website