A film adaptation of the popular anime Fairy Tail has been announced. Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry is an animated fantasy action film based on the anime series Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima.
The film will be released in Japan on May 6, 2017, with an international release in select theaters scheduled the same month. Madman Entertainment announced plans to distribute the film theatrically in Australia and New Zealand. Anime Limited will distribute it in the United Kingdom on May 17, 2017, with further screenings scheduled for May 19, 2017
The movie has been advertised as the Final Chapter in the anime. The film follows wizards of the Fairy Tail guild who are tasked with retrieving the Dragon Cry, a mystical staff of cataclysmic power. When Natsu and his friends infiltrate the Stella Kingdom to recover the staff, he undergoes a dangerous transformation as his dragon slayer instincts awaken. The end is near, are you ready for Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry?